NSW Supervising for Safety Workshop | Northern Region

IQA Supervising for Safety Workshop
This Supervising for Safety workshop has been designed to prepare Quarry Supervisors to meet their obligations for managing workplace risk, and provide them with the skills to effectively supervise and lead for safety.



Date: Wednesday 22 May 2024
Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Location: TBA

The Brady Review highlighted absent or inadequate supervision as a contributing factor to safety performance in the mining and quarrying industry.  

Course Overview

The Supervising for Safety workshop has been designed to prepare Quarry Supervisors to meet their obligations for managing workplace risk, and to provide them with the skills to effectively supervise and lead for safety. This workshop is relevant to all supervisors working in quarrying and small mines.

 The course will cover:

  • Communication and leadership
  • Routines and time management
  • Safety behaviours Making better decisions
  • Negotiation and conflict resolution
  Learning Objectives:
  • Understand the role of and importance of supervision in safety performance
  • Understand the crucial skills and core responsibilities for supervisors
  • Understand effective communication and how to have a hard conversation
  • Understand the process of negotiation and conflict resolution
  • Understand how to coach and manage behaviour for safety outcomes
  • Establish techniques for effective decision making and time management

Who is this workshop for?

This workshop is recommended for:

  • Quarry Supervisors
  • Workplace Safety staff
  • Those with responsibility for safe systems of work

Your Facilitator | Chris Georgiou

Chris has worked as a manager in the construction materials and mining industry for over 10 years.  In this time, he has held senior statutory management positions at large hard rock quarries and a mineral sand mine. Chris is passionate about safety in the workplace ensuring systems and processes are in place support to the workforce to achieve this. 

Continuing Professional Development (CPD): up to 7 hours

  • NSW MOC: Leadership & Management
  • IQA QMCS: Leadership and Management. 

A completion certificate will be issued once finished. 


IQA Member:  $340
Non Member: $510

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Registrations Close: Thursday 16 Ma7 2024 (unless booked out prior).


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22/05/2024 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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