Northern Safety Network Yukon

Effectively Managing Alcohol and Drugs in the Workplace

This course has been cancelled

This 1 day course is intended to give employers and supervisors knowledge and skills to assist them in effectively managing alcohol and drugs including the new legislationaround Cannabis is the workplace. Various strategies are presented ranging from prevention to health promotion to health recovery. Ultimately, employers and supervisors need to ensure that their workplaces are safe from the dangers which come with employees who are being affected by alcohol and/or drug issues. Topics covered are: The legal roles and responsibilities of the employer, recognizing different substances and their effects on the body, building an alcohol and drug policy for your workplace, and proven strategies on how to intervene as a supervisor/employer

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