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Job Briefings

Dive Deeper into Frontline Training with this Sub-Module

Job Briefings is a comprehensive training program that will make your job briefings more engaging and effective, resulting in improved operational and safety performance.  It uses regulatory requirements as a baseline and then incorporates principles of leadership, human performance, and incident prevention from our Frontline program to take them to the next level.  The program consists of two separate courses, Job Briefings for Crew Leaders and Job Briefings for Supervisors. See details below.

Job Briefings Course Options

Choose the option that works best for you — and even use Job Briefings for Supervisors as a train the trainer for Job Briefings for Crew Leaders.

Job Briefings for Crew Leaders

computer-based course, start anytime!

Job Briefings for Crew Leaders starts with the basics of pre- and post-job briefings and then takes them to the next level by maximizing their effectiveness and making them more than monotonous safety and work planning tools. Topics covered include requisite knowledge and skills; purposes and requirements; and proven practices and principles. This program is a must for anyone who conducts, develops, evaluates or participates in job briefings.

$150 non-subscribers / $75 iPi subscribers

2 Hours, 2 CUSP Points

Job Briefings for Supervisors

computer-based course and 2-hour live session!

Job Briefings for Supervisors covers the content from Job Briefings for Crew Leaders plus job briefing design, evaluation and training. This is an excellent standalone course that also serves as a train-the-trainer for Job Briefings for Crew Leaders, allowing your operations and safety personnel to evaluate, support and train your crew leaders on effective job briefings. 

Includes 2-Hour LIVE Session!

$350 non-subscribers / $175 iPi subscribers

4 Hours, 4 CUSP Points

Benefits of Enrollment:

  • Workbook and reference materials included!
  • Delivered virtually so you can keep your most valued asset in the field
  • Effective job briefings cannot be conducted without incorporating basic principles from leadership, human performance, and incident prevention
  • Make your job briefings more than monotonous safety and work planning tools
  • Job briefings are a form of communication – how to ensure mutual understanding
  • Create culture and developing employees and relationships with job briefings
  • In addition to job briefings, this course will improve your communication and leadership

What’s the Difference?

For Crew Leaders

The objective of Job Briefings for Crew Leaders is to provide you with the competence and confidence you need to conduct effective job briefings. Upon successful completion of the course, you will understand:

  • When and how to conduct pre-job briefings, post-job briefings and two-minute drills.
  • How to identify hazards and risk.
  • Principles of hazard control and risk reduction.
  • C5 leadership and effective communication.
  • Strategies to involve and empower your team.
  • How to incorporate human error reduction techniques into job briefings.

For Supervisors

Job Briefings for Supervisors is designed to provide you with the comprehensive knowledge and skills you need to manage and lead your organization’s job briefing process. Specifically, you will:

  • Become a subject matter expert on job briefings for crew leaders.
  • Evaluate, support and train crew leaders who conduct job briefings.
  • Design, implement, evaluate and revise every aspect of your job briefing process.

Job Briefings for Supervisors includes a 2-hr LIVE Webinar Session

Includes 2 Hours of Computer-Based Training

Move through the course at your own pace using video presentations, slides, or an audio version of the course. Lots of ways to learn all packaged together into one course!

Video Lessons Included

Hierarchy of Controls

Communication Cycle

Earn 2 CUSP Points for Crew Leaders
Earn 4 CUSP Points for Supervisors


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Director of Professional Development, Incident Prevention Institute of UBM

David McPeak, CSP, CHST, CIT, CUSP, CSSM, is the Director of Professional Development at the Incident Prevention Institute of UBM. He holds a degree in Information Systems and Operations Management; has multiple certifications and professional designations; and has received numerous awards. David has served on OSHA Partnerships; executive and editorial boards; professional committees; an apprenticeship council, and industry SME panels.

He has extensive experience in utilities, construction, and transportation. His expertise includes leadership; human performance; safety; training; and professional development. He is also an Advanced Certified Practitioner in the areas of DISC, Motivators, Emotional Intelligence, HVP, and Learning Styles.

David loves to spend time with his wife and son and enjoys volunteering for various roles and projects in his church and community. He loves working out, Legos, sports, and plays golf but is not a golfer. He is passionate about personal and professional development for himself and others and believes that intrapersonal and interpersonal skills are the key to success.

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