Target Audience




Skills  for Supervisors & Managers™

Course Description

Course Duration: Two Days


Senior management in just about every operation in the world demands top-notch safety performance. For the line supervisors and managers responsible for execution, producing those results takes more than a safety manual and a rousing speech at a safety meeting; leaders need practical safety leadership tools and practices that can really make a difference.

That's why in the last fifteen years, more than 65,000 front line supervisors and managers have attended Managing Safety Performance Skills for Supervisors and Managers. The practical leadership tools found in Alive And Well At The End Of The Day are taught in this course; when put into play back on the job, results have been dramatic.

Who Should Attend

Any supervisor or manager with line responsibility in an organization where people are at risk of getting hurt.  Also for any individual preparing for supervisory responsibilities, and those who play any kind of safety leadership or staff support role.

Purpose of the Workshop

The purpose of the Managing Safety Performance workshop is to help managers and supervisors make a sustainable improvement in the execution of safety.  The workshop teaches practical skills and techniques supervisors can use to create the level of safety performance senior management expects.

Learning Objectives

At the completion of the Managing Safety Performance program, participants will be able to:

• Define the reasons why safety is a vital concern for supervisors, the people doing the work, and top management

• Take full advantage of their Moments of High Influence©

• Communicate the case for working safely to those who report to the leader

• Identify the critical factors essential for outstanding safety performance under the control and influence of a supervisor

• Recognize and reinforce safe work behaviors

• Analyze unsafe work behaviors and conditions

• Correct unsafe behavior

• Use questions as a tool of influence and leadership

• Execute new safety policies

• Lead effective safety meetings

• Manage safety suggestions

• Develop and use Early Warning Indicators

Immediate action following this course reinforces the learning process.  Each participant will leave with a personalized action plan to address a pressing safety issue.  The action plan is designed to incorporate the organization’s safety goals and objectives.

The Program

Managing Safety Performance is an intensive two-day workshop.  Classroom lectures, individual and group exercises, and case studies are used to bring real world safety management problems into the classroom. The course is taught by an instructional staff of senior line managers, each with more than thirty years of experience in operations and safety management.


Revised: 1 June 2017