The Safety Supervisor


The Safety Supervisor is the person who ensures that the construction site is hazard free, and it cannot be neglected in Canada. An injured worker can easily sue if the work environment is not perfect for work. There are a lot of tasks that a safety supervisor is faced with on a construction site to ensure that there is safety in the work place. The work varies from one company or a work environment to another according to the provincial requirements in Canada. The safety supervisor is given the responsibility of training every worker on site to stay away from danger and prevent injury during work on a site. There are different safety requirements in Canada that a safety supervisor is expected to observe on a construction site.


A safety supervisor ensures that there is constant training that would involve periodic awareness and orientation to the employees, especially the newly recruited. He or she is involved in the maintenance, creation and communication of safety related procedures and policies, making sure that the outcome is fully implemented on a construction site. They may be the ones who are responsible for the editing, writing and the updating of procedure and policy documents, handbooks and posters of a site.

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They inspect the construction sites to ensure that every worker on site is able to follow procedures and regulations effectively. They are the ones who are seen performing safety inspections in different locations and equipment that a construction company is making use of. The payment of a safety supervisor depends on the province, company, experience of the worker, location and many other factors. They are one of the highest paid employees on a construction sits and it is expected that they have a license and certifications for proof of capability.