SuperSafe training - Safety for Construction Supervisors

Supersafe Training is a two day safety program for supervisors and managers in the construction industry across Australia. Catering for corporate groups, this training is delivered at your company location on dates and times that suit your staff work schedule.

Developed jointly by the Construction Safety Alliance and Australian Industry Group with funding from Workcover NSW (now SafeWork NSW), this course provides Construction supervisors and managers with an understanding of their WHS roles and responsibilities and motivates them to create safe workplaces.

This course is delivered by PeopleSafe Australia trainers who have been accredited to deliver Supersafe Training by the Construction Safety Alliance and have extensive working experience in construction. To make the training even more beneficial the course can be customised around your WHS Management system.

At the end of Supersafe training, participants will be able to:
– Understand their legal workplace health and safety obligations.
– Undertake a risk assessment.
– Write, review and check a Safe Work Method Statement.
– Better understand WHS management systems.
– Address issues of workplace culture and attitudes towards WHS.

Course Topics – Supersafe Training

  1. Construction Industry risks, hazards and performance
    Introduction to WHS in the Construction Industry, including its performance, common
    hazards and major risks for key occupations.
  2. WHS Legislation and Codes of Practice
    The legal duties of Persons Conducting a Business or Undertaking (PCBUs), managers,
    workers, Principal contractors and subcontractors. How WHS laws are applied and an
    overview of the workers compensation system.
  3. Consultation and Communication Skills
    This module covers how to establish effective consultation and communication in the workplace, how to challenge unsafe behaviour, developing a strong safety culture by
    what you say and do as a supervisor and how to develop and deliver engaging tool box talks.
  4. Being an Effective Supervisor
    The role of a supervisor in construction as well as the responsibilities of supervision
    and when supervision is required.
  5. WHS Management Plans
    Overview of what they are and when they are required. The importance of keeping
    them up to date.
  6. Risk Management
    What the risk management process is and why it is essential to the management of workplace health and safety (via Project Risk Assessments and Site Safety Inspections). How and when to carry out hazard identification, risk assessment and apply the hierarchy of controls is explained via practical exercises.
  7. Preparing and using Safe Work Method Statements (SWMS)
    Via practical exercises, participants will learn how to write, review and check compliance of SWMSs. Linkages to Project Risk Assessments are also explained.

Who should attend Supersafe Training?

All managers and supervisors whose work takes them onto construction sites.

Booking Information:

Course Duration: 2 days.

Delivery methods: This training is available for company groups and can be delivered face-to-face at your company site. On-site courses can be delivered in Sydney and across NSW. Our Sydney based trainers can also travel to Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra, Perth and Adelaide.

Inclusions: Training with a qualified and experienced instructor, quality course notes, assessment, and a certificate of attendance in “SuperSafe – Safety for Construction supervisors”.

Class sizes: Up to 20 participants per class. (Minimum group size is 12).

CPD Points: 14

To find out more or register, simply call us on 02-9501-1516, or  Request a Quote

What our clients say

“Highly engaging trainers who keep the class focused with real life construction industry case studies and examples. We will be using PeopleSafe for all of our future safety training needs!”
Stephen Mordue – EH&S Manager, Hutchinson Builders

“Comments such as engaging, informative, authentic and experienced from our staff who have attended PeopleSafe Training courses continue to make PeopleSafe Australia a trainer of choice for Watpac”
Richard Whipp – HSE Manager, Watpac Construction Pty Ltd

“All staff in a supervisory capacity should complete this course”
Andrew W, Watpac Constructions

“I’ve never seen such a great motivational and exciting speaker”.
N. Farnon – Project Manager, Taylor

“Best course I have been on. Very engaging. Delivery was great”.
A.Albatti, Scentre Group Construction

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