Leadership for Safety Excellence



This two-day course developed and accredited by the Alberta Construction Safety Association (ACSA) is designed for management and supervisory positions and is widely recognized within the construction industry as a "must have" for field supervision. The two-level program consists of a classroom phase (Certificate of Completion) and a documentation submission phase (Certificate of Proficiency) required for national standard Construction Safety Officer (NCSO) certification. This program will provide supervisors with the tools to build health and safety into their every-day planning, assist to create and promote a safe work environment where employees can work safely, and help make a lasting contribution to the reduction of incidents in the industry. This course is one of the four courses required in the
Certificate of Recognition Program (COR).



•    Provide Managers/Supervisors with a legislative background in roles and responsibilities;  
•    Provide information to participants about the benefits of having a company health and safety program;  
•    Provide Managers/Supervisors with a background in using the Alberta OH&S Act, Regulations and Code as a reference source;  
•    Explain the purpose of Health and Safety program elements and provide sample forms and practical exercises on each;  
•    Describe various strategies for managing worksite health and safety both proactively and reactively.

Course Content:
The course is divided into four modules dealing with the following:
1. Supervisors Role: Promoting and enforcing safety standards in the workplace. Identify the elements of a health and safety program, manager, supervisor, and worker responsibilities and describe regulatory requirements. Corporate culture issues are discussed.
2. Inspections: Definitions, purpose and types of inspections Principals of conducting inspections and prioritizing corrective actions. Reporting and follow up selling recommendations to management and workers
3. Investigations: Definitions, reasons for investigations and legislated reporting requirements. Preparing for and conducting the investigation. Report writing, selling recommendations and investigation follow-up.
4. Training: Definitions, reasons for training and types of training. Orientations, on the job training and seminars. Getting the most