The Supervisors Safety Certificate Program (SSCP) will recognize those who have invested time and energy into learning the key elements of occupational health and safety from a supervisor’s perspective. The SSCP Certificate will be provided to students who complete all required courses, and an additional 8 hours of training from any of our other courses.
Note: Training must be completed within three years.
REQUIRED BCMSA COURSES:
Due Diligence for Supervisors (4 hours)
Hazard Identification and Risk Assessments (4 hours)
Incident Investigations (4 hours)
Presentation Skills, Communication & Crew Talks (8 hours)
Worksite Safety Inspections (4 hours)
ELECTIVE BCMSA COURSES:
(complete 8 hours of training from any other BCMSA courses)
The purpose of the BC Municipal Safety Association is to improve worker health and safety and enhance safety culture through the sharing of knowledge and resources.
BCMSA will begin offering CMHA’s program Resilient Minds: Building the Psychological Strength of Firefighters to both volunteer and career municipal firefighters across the province starting in January 2020.
Research has identified workplace supervisors as a key participant for successful return to work programs. This course will equip supervisors to work with HR/OHS and take them from uncertainty to confidence when managing mental health related absence and RTW.