Introduction to Safety Programs

This course will introduce participants to:

  • safety concepts
  • safety policy and programs
  • safe work performance
  • hazard identification and analysis
  • loss control concepts
  • the Five Point Safety System
  • legislated requirements for safety programs.

It meets the knowledge requirements for a portion of the module Follow Safety Program of the Common Core for First Line Supervisors (including Program #770121, #770131 and #770141).

To become fully accredited under the supervisory common core programs, participants must return to their workplace and demonstrate to a qualified trainer their skills and their understanding of the company's specific requirements according to government legislation, company standards and manufacturer specifications for safety programs.


To ensure success in this module, all participants should have taken WSN's Act & Mining Regulations course.

Intended Audience:

This course is intended for supervisors/lead hands from all mining sectors, JHSC members, and health & safety personnel.

1 day
Material(s) included with this course
  • Participant Manual- Five Point Safety System Booklet
Equipment needed

Participants are to bring:

  • A copy of the Table of Contents from their company safety program manual or a list of the components that they have in their Health & Safety program
  • their company's procedure for using the Five-Point Safety System For all Supervisory Common Core sessions, please bring your copy of the OHSA Reg 854 for Mines and Mining Plants – reference copies will be available at the session.