Safety supervision and creating an environment for effective supervision checklist

Checklist to ensure safety is supervised in the workplace.

Last updated

Sep 2017

Reading level

medium

File Type and Size

PDF, 258.35 kB

Document Length

2 pages

What it contains

This document provides a checklist for employers to decide how well safety is supervised in the workplace. Use this checklist after reading WorkSafe’s Safety supervision - Creating an environment for effective supervision guidance note. This checklist is useful for:

  • company directors
  • employers
  • senior managers
  • other workplace decision makers

The checklist covers topics such as:

  • creating the right work environment, including supervisors understanding how, and empowered to, manage safety
  • role and responsibilities for every person with a defined safety role and supervisors to address occupational health and safety (OHS) issues
  • skills and knowledge for all workers and supervisors to work safely
  • work practices, including clear workplace policies and procedures to perform tasks and regular OHS meetings

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