University of Delaware

Professional & Continuing Studies

Safe Supervisor Training Course

Become a safety leader in your workplace.

Achieving  an injury-free workplace takes more than a catchy phrase or one individual championing the cause. It takes a team effort. All workers need to be engaged in the safety culture. Safety leaders understand the pivotal role that frontline supervisors play in shaping the safety mindset in the workforce, and often wish that frontline supervisors understood this as well.

Safe Supervisor is a 3-day course designed to enhance a supervisor’s understanding of the bigger picture of safety, and his or her role in creating a safer work environment. The Safe Supervisor course is designed to enhance a supervisor’s understanding of the the pivotal role that frontline supervisors play in shaping the safety mindset in the workforce. By learning how to promote safety on a job site, Safe Supervisor graduates have the knowledge to help lower fatalities, near misses and OSHA citations. Offered in partnership with the Delaware Valley Safety Council.

Topics covered:

  • Description of how exposures to hazards can lead to accidents.
  • Performance of a worksite analysis.
  • Recognizing hazards.
  • Determining what potential effects an identified hazard may have.
  • Determining what the OSHA Code of Federal Regulations say regarding an identified hazard.
  • Determining how to control identified hazards.
  • Communicating hazard-related information to personnel in the field and in administrative positions.
  • Initiating an accident investigation.
  • Understanding some of the psychology that drives employees’ “unsafe” behaviors.

Upcoming Course

September 12-14, 2017
Tuesday through Thursday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

University of Delaware
501 S. College Ave.
Newark, Delaware

Cost: $1,399

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Registration takes place through the Delaware Valley Safety Council (DVSC).

  • Download the DVSC registration form—This is a 1-page PDF to submit securely via the web, or to print out and submit by mail to Delaware Valley Safety Council, 510 Heron Drive, Suite 210, Swedesboro, New Jersey 08085.
  • For questions about registration—contact the DVSC at 1-856-558-8797 or dvscadministration@comcast.net.

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