Ottawa Construction Association

Fit for Duty: The Truth about Drug & Alcohol Testing

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Course Duration

The course duration is approximately 1.5 hrs.


Price

OCA Members: $25.
Non-Members: $50.


Description

The Truth about Drug & Alcohol Testing

An overview of why employers today are turning to more comprehensive drug and alcohol testing programs that include accommodation to address employee fitness in safety sensitive roles. The presentation covers the essential requirements of implementing and running a viable program accounting for Human Rights, collective work environments, client requirements and due diligence obligations. The benefits and drawbacks of the existing technologies will also be covered along with a strong focus on tangible outcomes to expect from a Fit for Duty Program. Employers who suspect or have encountered substance abuse issues in the workplace are strongly encouraged to attend.

OCA is pleased to bring in subject matter expert Dan Demers of CannAmm Occupation Testing Services to speak.

Mr. Demers serves on the executive team, as the senior manager responsible for the sustainable future of CannAmm. Mr. Demers is an accomplished international speaker on the topic of managing marijuana in safety sensitive workplaces. Mr. Demers serves on the board of the Substance Abuse Administrators Association (SAPAA) as well as national and international legal committees aimed at advising employers on the political, legal, social and occupational considerations of successfully implementing safe for duty standards

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Upcoming Sessions
There are currently no upcoming sessions scheduled for this course