Supervisor Drug and Alcohol Awareness Training

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The session, from CannAmm and Workplace Safety North, is intended for front-line supervisors with responsibility for recognizing safety risks in the workplace and requesting reasonable cause drug and alcohol testing of employees.
In order for companies to be successful in the administration of their drug and alcohol policy, supervisors should be trained in the industry best practices. 
Supervisors are responsible for recognizing when employees are not working safely, and after making observations, requesting Reasonable Cause testing of these employees. This course provides Supervisors with the knowledge required to effectively make and document observations and appropriately determine the need for Reasonable Cause testing.
This course meets and exceeds the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) Supervisor training requirements.

Training Goal

This course will educate the participants on the basics of a fit-for-duty program, as well as training to recognize the signs and symptoms of drug and alcohol use and abuse. It offers approaches and required documentation for reasonable cause testing.

Course Outline

Help employers safely adapt to the legalization of cannabis in their business
Clarify misconceptions about employers’ duty to accommodate, employees’ responsibility to be fit to duty, and rights to privacy with regards to cannabis in the workplace
  • History of drug and alcohol testing
  • Drug and alcohol testing in the workplace
  • Drugs of abuse
    • Signs and symptoms of drug and alcohol use
  • Post-accident testing (Non-DOT)
  • Reasonable cause testing
    • Role of a supervisor in dealing with employees under the influence of drugs or alcohol
    • Reasonable cause documentation
  • Question and answer period


0.5 day
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Currently there are no sessions scheduled for this course. Please contact one of our Customer Care Representatives or call 1-888-730-7821 to inquire about future course openings or to be placed on a wait list for this course.