Safety for Supervisors and Managers (SSM) Certificate
A certificate program for Supervisors and Managers, developed by AWARE-NS. The S.A.F.E.R Leadership model; developed by Dr. Kevin Kelloway is the foundational element.

The program objective is to integrate leadership skills and the practical application of the Safety Management System (SMS). Upon completion, participants will understand their role, responsibility and accountability for health and safety. It provides the tools and resources in developing a proactive Occupational Health and Safety Management System (OHSMS), and supports leadership values that positively impact safe work culture. Classroom training is made up of the following 2.5 days, covering 7 courses:

Day 1 (½ day) S.A.F.E.R. Leadership
Covers the elements of the S.A.F.E.R. ‘how-to’ model and system approach for Transformational Safety Leadership:

S – Speaking of safety
A – Acting safely at work
F – Focusing on maintaining safety standards
E – Engaging others in safety initiatives
R – Recognizing individuals who adhere to safety

Day 2 (full day – 3 courses)
-Incident Investigation& Root Cause Analysis
-Hazard Management
-Workplace Inspections

Day 3 (full day – 4 courses)
-Supervisor and Manager Roles & Responsibilities
-Changing the Culture
-Contractor Safety
-Stay at Work/Return to Work

Download the SAFER Leadership Passport (printable version)

To register for SSM Classroom Training, click here.