Leadership in Safety

This Leaders in Safety online course is designed to help municipal supervisors understand their role in supporting their health and safety management system. It includes modules on Supervisor, Role; Hazard Identification, Assessment, and Control; Formal Workplace Inspections; and Accident/Incident Investigation.

Course Overview

Designed for supervisors, this Leadership in Safety online course helps participants understand their role in supporting their health and safety management system. This safety leadership for supervisors course consists of four modules:

  • Supervisor, Role
  • Hazard Identification, Assessment, and Control
  • Formal Workplace Inspections
  • Accident/Incident Investigation

Leadership in Safety Online CEU points: 0.6

The Alberta ERSD Water and Wastewater Operator Certification Program requires that operators have post secondary education or equivalent, to meet the requirements for a levels III and IV certification. The Continuing Education Unit (CEU) system can be utilized by operators to gain the equivalent of the post secondary education.

Course Topics


Includes safety responsibilities, safety related tasks, legislated responsibilities, and corporate culture.

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MODULE 2 - HAZARD IDENTIFICATION, ASSESSMENT, AND CONTROL_x000D_ Includes how to recognize safety hazards, conduct assessments of work activities, and control identified hazards.

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MODULE 3 - FORMAL WORKPLACE INSPECTIONS_x000D_ Includes how to conduct effective work site inspections; the difference between hazard assessment and inspections; and how to interpret observations, document findings, and develop appropriate recommendations.

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MODULE 4 - ACCIDENT/INCIDENT INVESTIGATION_x000D_ Includes when and why investigations are necessary as well as appropriate steps to follow when conducting an investigation.