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Training for the 21st Century

Achieving Compliance Seminar

100% Guaranteed – "You must be completely satisfied" John A. Ford, President

Enforce health and safety
without generating
work refusals,
backlash and other
negative "side effects"

In-House Training

Interested in having this program conducted in your facility? This Train the Trainer seminar can be conducted on five consecutive days or spread out over two or three weeks. This training is available when and where you request it.


Public Seminars

Interested in attending a public seminar? Call (905) 873-3031 for information on a seminar nearest you. Or use our on-line sign-up form

Why some people break the rules and what to do about it.

Special Features of This Program

Achieving Compliance

This highly interactive and informative program is a "must have" for all those responsible for dealing with non-compliance in health and safety. The model guidelines shown throughout this program are based on over twenty five years of experience in supervisory training. Our model is reinforced through a video presentation in which viewers are challenged to make a personal commitment to achieve compliance.

To provide participants with a reliable and successful method of achieving voluntary employee compliance to company health and safety rules, regulations and the law.

Session 1: Why People Break the Rules

Workshop #1- defining "Common Sense"

Workshop #2- identifying the positive consequences of breaking the rules

Workshop #3- Achieving Compliance video presentation

Workshop #4- discovering what motivates people toward non-compliant behaviour

Session 2: Enforcement, Negative Side effects and Backlash

Workshop #1- exploring common enforcement challenges

Workshop #2- understanding perceptions vs. reality

Workshop #3- how disciplinary action can be perceived in a positive way

Session 3: Dealing Effectively with Drugs and Alcohol

Workshop #1- recognizing signs and symptoms of intoxication

Workshop #2- determining high risk occupations and "safety sensitive" jobs

Workshop #3- how other organizations achieve a zero tolerance policy for alcohol and illegal drugs

Workshop #4- 5 essential actions for dealing with someone who is unfit for work

Workshop #5- drug and alcohol testing in the workplace

Workshop #6- how and when to involve the police. Bonus resource list of organizations who provide assistance for free!

Session 4: Dealing Effectively with Non-Compliant Behaviour

Workshop #1 to #5 – 6 guidelines for confronting non- compliance including useful forms and checklists for future reference

Workshop #6 to #7 - 9 proven guidelines for discussing non-compliance in a disciplinary meeting including documentation forms

Workshop #8 – role play situations and worksheets Participants are challenged to follow the guidelines for confronting and discussing non-compliance.

Session 5: The role of the Worker Representative

Workshop #1- examining strategies for dealing effectively with a worker representative

Workshop #2- dealing with an over-zealous worker representative and how to improve communication

Session 6: Making The Commitment

Workshop #1- 2 commitments you should never make because they are impossible to keep

Workshop #2- making your commitment personal and exactly what you should commit to

Workshop #3- how to communicate your commitment

Session 7: Getting Started

Workshop #1- 6 steps to achieving compliance

Workshop #2- strategies for implementing new rules and re-establishing old rules.

Workshop #3- step by step approach for implementing new rules

Workshop #4- auditing for compliance and how to "inspect what you expect" (sample audit report included)

Workshop #5- how to audit for compliance

Workshop #6- providing meaningful incentives and awards within your own level of authority

Workshop #7- optional post seminar assignment on dealing with non-compliance

Seminar Topics and Highlights

Session 1 – Why People Break the Rules

Session 2 – Enforcement – Negative "Side Effects" and Employee Backlash

Session 3 – Drugs and Alcohol at Work

Session 4 – Dealing Effectively with Non-Compliant Behaviour

Session 5 – The Role of the Worker Representative

Session 6 – Making the Commitment

Session 7 – Getting Started

Participant packages include:

Who should attend?

Managers, Supervisors, Forepersons, Team Leaders or anyone responsible for Achieving Compliance

Register here

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