Drug & Alcohol Policy DevelopmentSafetyVantage2022-01-18T13:34:45-07:00
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This course is designed to assist employers in developing their own Drug and Alcohol Policy and Program. It covers legislation and best practices, and describes ways that drug testing may be included in a Drug and Alcohol Policy and Program which doesn’t impinge on human rights.
Support your employees by understanding the human factors that influence your Drug and Alcohol Policy.
Note: This course is not US Department of Transport (DOT) specific.
Course topics include:
The impact of drugs and alcohol in the workplace
The purpose and benefits of a Drug and Alcohol Policy
Drug and Alcohol workplace liabilities
Human Rights and drug testing
The Meiorin test
Understanding accommodation and undue hardship
The five steps of building a Drug and Alcohol Policy
Conducting a needs assessment
Common Drug and Alcohol Policy contents
Workplace roles and responsibilities
Testing circumstances, the testing process, and testing alternatives
Employee education and supervisor training
Communicating the policy
Policy supports (Substance Abuse Experts and Employee Assistance Programs)
Policy support models
Evaluating your policy
To successfully complete the course, learners have 3 attempts to achieve 80% or higher on the exam. Upon completion the learner receives a Certificate of Achievement that is valid for 3 years from the date of completion. Online duration subject to student capabilities.
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