Provide supervision and ongoing training

Ongoing supervision and training are requirements under health and safety laws.

The most important part of training is following up. Regularly observe your workers to check they're still following safe work procedures. Conduct informal discussions or toolbox talks with them to talk about specific health and safety issues. Encourage workers to provide feedback.

Training records

You are responsible for maintaining records of the education, training and supervision provided to each worker. A checklist can help you with your induction and training and serve as a record of all training that has taken place.

Supervisor training

There may be workers in your organisation who are supervising their co-workers, even though they may not be called a supervisor. Before you ask any workers to take on supervisory tasks, you need to make sure they've been trained and understand the supervisor's responsibilities for health and safety.

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