Compliance Game Plan

Workplace Drugs, Alcohol & Substance Abuse 

Workplace substance abuse shouldn’t be such a controversial issue. After all, you can’t keep workers safe unless they show up sober, fit for duty and free from the intoxicating effects of alcohol, drugs and other impairing substances, both legal and illegal (which, for simplicity’s sake, we’ll  collectively refer to as “drugs”).

The problem is that drug addiction and dependency also happens to be a disability that human rights laws protect from discrimination. In addition, drug and alcohol testing, the principle means of enforcing workplace substance abuse rules, is highly privacy invasive. As an OHS professional, you must ensure that your company’s anti-drug policies don’t violate discrimination and privacy laws.

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ON-DEMAND WEBINAR

Supervisory Due Diligence: Satisfying Your Responsibility For Occupational Health & Safety

Speaker: Andrew C. Wood.

Recorded Date: November 9th, 2022.

The presentation is intended to assist supervisors and managers in understanding and fulfilling their responsibility for ensuring workplace occupational health and safety. Topics that will be addressed include a review of basic obligations, the due diligence standard, attributes and responsibilities of effective duly diligent supervisors and managers, and much more.

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Drugs and Alcohol Quiz

Substance abuse costs employers billions of dollars a year in accidents and injuries, lost productivity, and property and equipment damage. From a worker perspective, working with someone who is under the influence of drugs or alcohol puts co-workers in danger and generally has a negative effect on their morale and job performance.

Question – What are the three main problems / issues caused by alcohol and drug abuse on the job’

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Your Right to Immediately Remove Workers Impaired by Drugs or Alcohol

Keeping drunk and high workers out of the workplace to prevent danger.

It goes without saying that being drunk or high on the job is a significant safety risk, especially when the impaired worker performs a safety-sensitive job. That’s why having a policy banning workplace drug and alcohol use and impairment is a must for just about any site. The problem is enforcement. The tendency of many employers is to focus on alcohol and drug testing.

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