Safety Essentials for Leaders


Course Date: July 9-10, 2020


Member Price: Member benefit

Associate Member Price: $200

Non-Member Price: $600

Availability: Regional

Prerequisite: Compulsory for SAFE Work Manitoba Certification



Workplace leaders, such as owners, directors, managers, supervisors and lead hands have more direct and immediate control and effect over the workplace than any other group. Most organizations are unaware of their legal responsibilities.


This course will provide learners with the ability to meet the CSA Z1001.13 and their legislated duties in the workplace. Upon successful completion of this course a certificate will be mailed to the attendee.


This course complies with the SAFE Work Manitoba Certification Standard and is designed to meet or exceed the CSA standard, provincial legislation and industry best practices.

Duration and materials

The course includes two, eight hour sessions of theory where the learners will work both independently and in groups. Learners will receive a manual that includes excerpts of the applicable legislation.

Target audience

This course is designed for middle-to-upper management, safety personnel, supervisors and lead hands. Effectiveness of the course in the workplace is almost directly proportional to the number and level of upper management staff in the class.

Specific learning

Topics include the guiding principles of safety management systems, legislated rights and responsibilities, how to research legislation, the WCB system and how supervisors can have a direct impact on the organization’s WCB premiums. Additional topics include risk and hazard analysis, assessment and control, inspections, investigations and incident cost analysis, return to work programs, EAP programs, etc.

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