Reasonable Suspicion – What do you need to know?

Reasonable Suspicion – What do you need to know?

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2 hours, 11:00 AM PDT - 01:00 PM PDT

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  • Member Rate $60.00 excl. GST
  • $80.00 excl. GST

Description

Reasonable suspicion testing is performed when a Supervisor has evidence or reasonable cause to suspect an employee of drug or alcohol impairment while at work. Evidence is based upon direct observation, either by a supervisor or another employee.  

This 2-hour interactive session is designed to provide Supervisors in a safety-sensitive environment in making objective decisions about reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing, including: 

  • What is Reasonable Suspicion Testing 

  • Drug Use Stats 

  • Employer & Employees Obligations Under the Policy & the Law 

  • The 5 Steps to Testing 

  • Signs & Symptoms 

  • How to Document 

This session will also discuss the potential consequences of positive tests and look at some suggestions for updating your company policies.   

Disclaimer:  The content of this presentation is for informational purposes only and should not be construed as legal advice. 

   

Delivery Method:  Virtual Session – Zoom Meetings   

Course Fee Includes: Access to the course, course materials, and upon completion a digital certificate if requested.  

 

This course is delivered in partnership with local and provincial construction associations across Canada. You will be participating with a group of industry peers from multiple regions.

Sharing a single registration between two or more individuals is not permitted. Please register each person that will be in attendance.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.   While this course is part of a series, participants are not required to attend all course in the series or attend in any sequence.  Each course in the series can be attended independently. 

Who Should Attend

This course is an introductory course designed to be beneficial for everyone attend.  Those that are new to a Human Resources (HR) role or anyone that performs HR tasks within a company, as well as supervisors or managers may find this session of value.  

Technical Requirements

  1. Computer or laptop

    • This course will involve on-screen interaction with your instructor and classmates, reading/viewing on-screen content (slides or videos), and interacting via typing with questions or responses. For this reason, cell phones may not be adequate. 

    • Windows 10 or Mac iOS. 

  1. Webcam (Mandatory)– in order to engage and collaborate, participants will be expected to have their webcams on for the duration of the class

  2. Microphone (Mandatory)

  3. Internet connection- For best results, you will want to ensure you have an internet connection with an upload/download speed of 3-5 Mbps. You can test your internet speed here. The minimum recommended speed is 1.5 Mbps, but anything below 3 Mbps may result in loss of quality or buffering. Ideally hardwired connection versus wireless for stability - connect your computer directly to your router using an ethernet cable, rather than using your home wi-fi.

  4. A quiet space with minimal distractions –The microphone will be engaged for interactive sessions. Please plan to be fully engaged in the class and clear your work schedule just as you would for the in-class program.

  5. Comfortable chair