Supervisors Development, NSC Supervisors’ Safety Development Program (SSDP)



Supervisors Development, NSC Supervisors’ Safety Development Program (SSDP)

Chesapeake Region Safety Council offers the NSC Supervisors’ Safety Development Program (SSDP) as a 3 day, in-person training. SSDP trains supervisors and managers to incorporate best safety practices into their daily management activities. Supervisors will acquire the knowledge, leadership skills and methods to apply safety as part of their responsibilities and become your most effective safety leaders and advocates. A key feature of the program requires participants to demonstrate they have acquired the knowledge and skills from training and are prepared to implement them in the workplace.

Program Description:

SSDP focuses on critical requirements for safety improvement in the workplace and includes discussion of management approaches and regulatory issues that apply. SSDP addresses leadership and management philosophies, empowered employees and self-directed teams, and hazard control and risk reduction.

Topics Include:  

  1. Safety Management
  2. Communication
  3. Safety and Health Training
  4. Employee Involvement
  5. Safety and Health Inspections
  6. Incident Investigation
  7. Industrial Hygiene
  8. Personal Protective Equipment
  9. Ergonomics
  10. Hazard Communication
  11. Regulatory Issues
  12. Machine Safeguarding
  13. Hand Tools and Portable Power Tools
  14. Materials Handling and Storage
  15. Electrical Safety
  16. Fire Safety

Who would benefit from taking this program?

  • New supervisors/managers unfamiliar with safety responsibilities
  • Experienced supervisors/managers who want “refresher” safety training or need to develop specialized skills

Supervisors’ Safety Development Program is a required course toward earning the Safety Leadership Certificate Program, Supervisor Track.


Course Includes: Participant workbook with instructions that give you the confidence and capability to deliver training successfully. It also gives you flexibility to teach the program modules in any order over your choice of days.

Prerequisite: None

Course Time: 3 days, 8am-4pm EST

Contact Hours: 21

Course Fee: $695.00 for Members, $795.00 for Non Members

This course is currently closed. For additional options, please contact us at 800-875-4770.

This course is available as a private course. Please contact us for more information.