Manager's Role

Learn your legal responsibilities and how to create successful health and safety management systems as a manager


This online Manager’s Role course is designed as a condensed version for senior managers of the key concepts explained in the leadership for safety excellence program. The course covers the legal responsibilities of managers and key behaviours and activities of managers that have proven to create successful health and safety management systems.

This course discusses the foundational occupational health and safety concepts and terminology as well as defines the importance of organizational occupational health and safety systems with an appreciation for the impact that management’s commitment makes.

The course also includes information on the 10 legislated requirements for a Health and Safety Program in Alberta. It then bundles these requirements into specific program elements. The course guides participants through understanding the various occupational health and safety legislated responsibilities and the tickets and penalties outlined in legislation. It also stresses the importance of identifying and implementing strong leading indicators for your organization.


Upon completion of the course, the participant should be able to:

  • Understand and apply fundamental occupational health and safety (OH&S) concepts and terminology
  • Identify and complete the responsibilities of management within occupational health and safety
  • Demonstrate the activities associated with effective safety leadership
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the key cornerstones of occupational health and safety management systems
  • Implement robust occupational health and safety management practices
  • Create effective reporting and performance metrics


Average Completion Time

Completion times vary depending on the number of times the information is viewed prior to finishing the course. The average completion time is 2.5 hours.


Knowledge Assessment

Testing is conducted in this online course to reinforce the information presented. You are provided three opportunities to achieve a passing mark of 80% or greater.


Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of this course, a certificate will be available to download and print. You can access your certificate through your online account.

How We Help

At BIS, we take great pride in how we can positively impact others on a global scale. We create engaging online safety modules to ensure the safety of our customers and clients, and tailor the modules to fit our clients' needs. Keeping each other safe is a critical responsibility that makes a large impact on the organizations that we work with. We take pride in our ability to cultivate a positive, safe and healthy work environment.

What We Do

Our organization is committed to fostering a culture of inclusivity and innovation, and we stand by our core values: Compassion, Humility, and Integrity. We believe that a positive and supportive work environment is essential for the success of our business and the well-being of our employees. Compassion and Inclusivity is at the core of our culture. We strive to create an environment where everyone feels valued, respected, and supported. Collaboration is another key element of our culture. We believe that working together as a team, leads to better outcomes and a more fulfilling work experience. We encourage open communication, active listening, and constructive feedback, and we support our employees in sharing ideas and taking ownership of their work. Finally, we embrace innovation as a driving force behind our success.

At BIS, our culture is centered around our commitment to client satisfaction, employee empowerment, and collaborative innovation. We strive to create an environment where everyone can contribute their unique superpowers and perspectives.

Who We Are

We are a growing technology company based out of Sherwood Park, Alberta. We provide a
compliance and learning management software for the Environment, Health, and Safety (EHS) professional Our software, BIStrainer, is a cloud-based application which includes tens of thousands of training courses for any user, we can build and modify courses to meet the needs of any field user and we have a state-of-the-art program to help our clients organize their training information and needs.

Our Company was established in 2006 and we now have over 2 million active users and over 1,100 company clients and partners who rely on BIStrainer for their health and safety programs.