Consulting and Training Programme
The Institute has provided training in Ireland, Scotland, London, Switzerland, Italy and Greece. The Institute also acted as consultants to the International Labour Organisation (ILO) on prevention and assistance training on alcohol and drug problems for the countries of India, Sri Lanka, Thailand and the Philippines.
Employees with mental health problems that come within the definition of disability in the Employment Equality Acts 1998-2015, have significant enforceable rights. In addition employers have a significant obligation to conduct a risk assessment on all mental health risks and put in place proportionate control measures which will enable employees with disabilities access and participate fully in employment. (Full day)
The Health and Safety Authority announced a health and safety strategy 2016-2018 (under review) which places an increased focus on work related health risks. Employers have a legal obligation to assess all workplace health risks which may cause illness and comply with health and safety general application regulations. (Full day)
Under Section 13(1)b the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 all employees must ensure that they are not under the influence of an intoxicant (defined as including drugs and alcohol and any combination of drugs or of drugs and alcohol) to the extent that he or she is in such a state as to endanger his or her own safety, health or welfare at work or that of any other person. Employers may prevent employees from reporting for or being on duty under the influence of intoxicants.
The Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill 2017 on Friday 20th July passed all stages in the Dail with 75 TDs voting in favour and eight TDs voting against. Under the proposed legislation, drink driving offences committed at BAC levels between 50mg and 80mg will incur an automatic disqualification of 3 months instead of the current penalty of a €200 fine and 3 penalty points. This has major implications for employers and employees who undertake driving as part of their duties.
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Cost for one day training - €950 per day, half day €495. Maximum 8 delegates manual and USB included Travel and accommodation costs where appropriate
Professional Development Hours (PDHs) will be awarded by the Employee Assistance Certification Commission (EACC) for attendance.
The Institution of Occupational Health Members (IOSH) will be able to allocate CPD points to this course at the rate of 3 points per day.
If you are interested in any of the modules listed, please contact
Maurice Quinlan - firstname.lastname@example.org www.eapinstitute.com