AFOA-ON - HR5 - Drug and Alcohol Policies

AFOA Ontario Pre-Conference Workshop - Tuesday, August 13th, 2019 - Sudbury, ON
Human Resources Management Essentials: Module 5 - Drug and Alcohol Policies
Module 5 addresses how to develop and implement drug and alcohol policies that respect the new Cannabis Act as well as existing human rights, employment and privacy legislation. It also provides participants with information on how to communicate with supervisors and employees about updated policies, how to define safety-sensitive positions that may be subject to drug-testing, and how to identify potential impairment. The workshop ends with a discussion on the importance of documenting critical incidents and accommodating employees. 

Upon successful completion of this workshop you will be able to:

Objective 1 – Identify key elements of the Canadian government’s new Cannabis Act.
Objective 2 – Demonstrate an understanding of the HR policy development process that takes into consideration applicable legislation and court rulings.
Objective 3 – Describe employer’s obligations under employment, health and safety, human rights and privacy legislation.
Objective 4 – Understand behaviours and indicators that constitute impairment.
Objective 5 – Define safety-sensitive positions and implement appropriate drug testing policies.
Objective 6 – Train and support supervisors and managers to prepare critical incident reports for incidents involving impairment.


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8/13/2019 - 8/13/2019
Holiday Inn
1696 Regent Street
Sudbury, ON Canada

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