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Supervisor training wasted without support from the top?

RTWMatters team

Before your organisation invests in supervisor training, ask whether the organisational culture reinforces or contradicts the lessons you think supervisors need to learn.

Three Queensland businesses (two red meat processing plants and one metal manufacturer) participated in a study conducted by Work Health and Safety Queensland (WHSQ), which examined the impact of hazardous manual task (HMT) risk training for supervisors on overall safety performance. A total of 80 supervisors were involved, and 349 workers. All supervisors received the same training, but by the end of the study one company had experie...

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