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Supervisor Course

Duration: 2-3 days (full course)   1 day (refresher course)

Pre-requisites: Nil

This course is designed to develop the knowledge and skills required to safely, effectively and confidently function as a supervisor at a coal mining operation. The units within this cluster have been designed to provide the mining supervisor with a basic understanding of the obligations, role and responsibilities of a supervisor under the Qld Coal Mines Safety & Health Act 1999.

The Qld CMSHA requires a supervisor to be appointed under s26  by the SSE to give directions to other coal mine workers. The supervisor has to access information relating to site procedures and processes and ensure all workers under their control obtain that information in a manner that is clearly understood so as to enable the worker to carry out their work in a safe manner.

In addition, the supervisor shall apply the site risk management procedures to create a safe working environment and to take action on any reported hazards and or incidents in a timely manner.

Hazard Identification
Risk Management
Reviewing Site Safety System Documentation
Conducting Safety & Health Investigations in accordance with the Qld CMSHA
Compiling Formal Safety & Health Investigation Reports in accordance with the Qld CMSHA
Communication Information Orally (face to face)
Communicating Information in Writing 
Achieving Meeting Outcomes
Making a Presentation (pre-start meeting)
Participating in Negotiations


RIIRIS301D Apply risk management processes

RIIWHS301D Conduct safety and health investigations

RIICOM301D Communicate information


The Qld Coal Mining Act requires all coal mine workers to complete a refresher of every skill that they have a unit of competency for at least once every 5 years. The supervisor will have to complete this refresher to obtain or maintain authorisation as a supervisor on site

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