|Consulting and Training Programme for the Development of Policies and Procedures
for Workplace Drugs and Alcohol|
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.
Human Resource Managers, EHS Managers, Occupational Health Specialists and Safety Representatives.
Maurice Quinlan, Director, EAP Institute. View BIO
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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