ALCOHOL AND DRUG AWARENESS ONLINE TRAINING
There is a growing awareness of alcohol and drug addiction in our workforce. The seriousness of the “fit-for-work” issues are explored. The personal responsibilities of the employee as it relates to ensuring health and safety in the work environment is underlined. Impaired persons can amplify the dangers at a workplace, particularly in an industrial environment. As a result, serious attention must be focused on ensuring that workers are not impaired in this high risk environment. Occupational Health and Safety Legislation has been Involved in legislation surrounding employees who can expose other workers
To danger, due to a worker’s alcohol or drug abuse. A large number of injuries, incidents and fatalities are due to workers who are impaired while attempting to perform their jobs. While the employer has the key responsibility to ensure that the relevant OH&S laws are followed, it is still the duty of both worker and employer to comply with the law
WHO WILL BENEFIT:
Employees with a drug and alcohol problem will be exposed to information thatexplains how their impairment can harm themselves and others around them. Workers can learn to identify another person’s impairment and report it. Employers will understand their duties for the Alcohol and Drug Work Standards and the legalities governing “fit-for-work” policies.
- Drug and alcohol related issues in todays workplace
- “Fit-for-work” policies and legalities in the workplace
- Compliance and wise choices
- Drug and Alcohol Work Standards
- What actions to take if you are suspicious about someone being under the influence of drugs or alcohol at the workplace
- Non-compliance and its consequences
- Drug and Alcohol testing and the reasons someone might be asked to submit to it
LENGTH OF TIME:
30 minutes approximately
A mark of 80% is required to achieve the certificate of completion. Participants can repeat the course twice to achieve a pass mark. Once the program is successfully completed, the certificate of completion will be available to download and print.
ALCOHOL AND DRUG AWARENESS ONLINE COURSE PREVIEW