Manage Employees: Mining

This course is designed to provide participants with the knowledge they need to manage employees.

Topics include:

  • acting as a company representative; mentoring and coaching employees
  • addressing conflict
  • applying progressive disciplinary procedures
  • conducting performance appraisals
  • ensuring workers are adequately trained to complete their work assignments

This course meets the knowledge requirements of the module Manage Employees 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 managing employees.


To ensure success in this module, all participants should have taken WSN's Act & Mining Regulations and Introduction to Mining Safety Programs courses.

Intended Audience:

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

1 day
Material(s) included with this course
  • Participant Manual
Equipment needed

Participants are to bring:

  • a copy of their complete job description;
  • collective agreement/terms of reference;
  • discipline policy and procedures;
  • grievance procedures;
  • performance appraisal format that they use to evaluate workers under their supervision 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.