Impairment and Cannabis in the Workplace

Impairment and Cannabis in the Workplace

Course Description
Being impaired at work – whether by alcohol, drugs or another source – can affect our ability to focus, make decisions, follow instructions, and handle equipment and tools. This course focuses on impairment and the steps a workplace can take to address this issue, using cannabis as an example. Key steps include educating and training supervisors and employees on recognizing and dealing with impairment, providing clear guidance to all parties, and using a fair and consistent approach when applying policies and procedures.

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the impact and causes of impairment
  • Understand the effects of cannabis as an example of a substance that causes impairment
  • Know the importance of having a workplace policy and corresponding procedures about impairment
  • Understand the roles of the employer, supervisor and employee
  • Describe the role of human rights in terms of impairment

Course Details
Format: e-Course
Duration: 1 hour
Language: English/French

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Note: when you click "Register", you will see the total amount that you would have to pay if you are not a Manitoba resident. During the "checkout" process, once you have confirmed that you are a Manitoba resident, the amount you see will be reduced to $0.

SAFE Work Manitoba covers the cost of this course through a partnership with the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS). Registration is limited to a total of 300 seats per company/organization inclusive of all CCOHS courses. Courses marked "free" are not part of this limitation.

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