With new cannabis legislation going into effect mid-October, now is a good time to review how your business plans to address impairment in the workplace.
Impairment in the workplace is not only unsafe for the impaired
worker, it's unsafe for the people around them. If a person is impaired because
they consumed drugs or alcohol, it's important to know what steps to take to
ensure they aren't putting themselves or others at risk.
Scroll down for resources to help you build strong
impairment policies and procedures for your workplace:
Learn more about the impact impairment can have on workplace
safety and how to respond to impairment in the workplace. This workshop is
useful for employers, managers, supervisors and safety committee members with
minimal to no experience with addressing workplace impairment.
Being impaired at work can affect our ability to focus, make
decisions, follow instructions, and handle equipment and tools. This course
focuses on recognizing and dealing with impairment, providing clear guidance
and developing fair and consistent policies and procedures.