Training Drugs and Alcohol
Consulting and Training Programme for the Development of Policies and Procedures for Workplace Drugs and Alcohol
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Background to Reporting for Work under the Influence of Workplace Intoxicants.

Under 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.

Removal from place of work.

From the 1st of Sept 2005 Employers may prevent an employee from working if he or she would be a danger to themselves or others due to being under the influence of an intoxicant 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.

Delegate Profile

Human Resource Managers, EHS Managers, Occupational Health Specialists and Safety Representatives.

Trainer:
Maurice Quinlan, Director, EAP Institute. View BIO

Learning Objectives

At the end of this training, those attending will have knowledge of:

  • How to develop an intoxicant policy and procedures
  • Conducting a safety critical intoxicant risk assessment.
  • Developing procedures and training for managing reasonable suspicion for employees who report for or are on duty under the influence of intoxicants.
  • Intoxicant testing in the workplace what the law requires.
  • Assessment and treatment of employees with alcohol/drug related problems.

    Training method High Value

    This is a high value training and consulting programme to assist those attending to develop policies and procedures to comply with Section 13(1) b of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005. The course consists of interactive presentations, group discussion, exercises and assignment. Each delegate will take away a comprehensive workbook and a USB containing all of the training material. Each delegate will be required to complete an assignment based on the course content.

    Continuing Professional Development Awards

    Institution of Occupational Health Members (IOSH) will be able to allocate CPD points to this course at the rate of 3 points per course day for full attendance. Professional Development Hours (P.D.H.s) will be awarded by the Employee Assistance Certification Commission (EACC) for full attendance.

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    Contact Maurice Quinlan maurice@eapinstitute.com

    Anita Furlong anita@eapinstitute.com. Tel: +353 (0)51 855 733
  • EAP Institute, 143 Barrack Street, Waterford, Ireland
    Tel: 353 51 855733 Fax 353 51 879626 Co. Reg. No. 120799