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  • Supervisors' Safety Development Program Training

    The Supervisors' Safety Development Program (SSDP) trains supervisors and managers to incorporate best safety practices into their daily management activities. A key feature of the program requires participants to demonstrate they have acquired the knowledge and skills from training and are prepared to implement them in the workplace.

    Supervisors' Safety Development Programs are offered in the following ways:


    Packaged Training

    Classroom Training

    Onsite Training

    Online with Adaptive Learning


    Training goals

    To equip supervisors and managers with the knowledge, leadership skills and methods to apply safety as part of their responsibilities and become effective safety leaders and advocates.

    Who should attend?

    New supervisors and managers
    Experienced supervisors and managers seeking refresher training or additional education

    What you'll learn

    Supervisors and managers learn how to incorporate safety and health into their daily management process.

    Key learning includes:

    • How to confidently address critical safety and health issues
    • How to enhance safety responsibilities and safety management systems, including safety inspections, incident investigations, safety meetings and employee engagement
    • Identification and control of hazards, incident prevention, OSHA compliance, and continuous improvement in all areas of safety and health
    • How to promote a positive safety culture
    • Learning to support workers with on-going safety training, on-the-job training and promoting safe behavior
“We have received good feedback on the program and will continue to offer the modules on a perpetual rotating basis. Our goal is for all supervisors, team leaders and managers to enroll, as the topics covered are invaluable not only for their jobs at the Authority, but for all aspects of their daily lives.”

Scott Sauer, Assistant General Manager of System Safety, Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority

  • 16 Program Topics:

    • Safety Management
    • Communication
    • Safety & Health Training
    • Employee Involvement
    • Safety & Health Inspections
    • Incident Investigation
    • Industrial Hygiene
    • Personal Protective Equipment
    • Ergonomics
    • Hazard Communication
    • Regulatory Issues
    • Machine Safeguarding
    • Hand Tool & Portable Power Tools
    • Materials Handling & Storage
    • Electrical Safety
    • Fire Safety

      Course Pricing and Duration Information:

      • Course pricing and length may vary by location
      • Please contact the Chapter for details

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