Drug & Alcohol Supervisor

Course Length:  2 hours

Course Objective:

  • Provide delegates the requirements of a substance abuse policy.
  • The prevalence of alcohol and drug abuse and its impact on the workplace.
  • How to recognize the link between poor performance and alcohol and/or drug abuse.
  • The progression of the disease of addiction.
  • Types of assistance available.
  • The different components of the Drug-Free Workplace Policy.
  • Their role in implementing the Drug-Free Workplace Policy.
  • Supervisor Responsibilities.

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Course Design:

  • Narrated e-learning modules

Successful Course Completion:

  • Requires successful completion of knowledge assessment.

Course Outline:

About Substance Abuse

  • Definitions
    • Abuse
    • Addiction
  • Understanding Addiction
  • Reasons for Substance Abuse in the Workplace
  • Impact of Substance Abuse in the Workplace
  • Company’s Viewpoint
  • Sign and Symptoms of Substance Abuse
  • Drug Abuse Statistics
    • Age Comparison
    • Gender Comparison
    • Education Comparison
    • New Hire vs. Random
  • The High Cost of Substance Abuse
  • Hidden Cost of Abuse
  • Reasons for Drug Testing
  • Reasonable Cause Drug Testing
  • Common Types of Drugs and Effects
    • Amphetamines
    • Cocaine
    • Marijuana
    • Opiates
    • PCP (Phencyclidine)
      • Hallucinogens
    • Alcohol

Drug-Free Workplace Policy

  • Program Short-Term Benefits
  • Program Long-Term Benefits
  • Goals of Policy
  • Policy Content

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • About Employee Assistance Program
  • EAP Confidentiality
  • Family and Co-worker Impact on Employee

Supervisor Responsibility

  • Responsibility
  • Legal Sensitive Areas
  • Performance Problems/Potential Crisis Situations
    • Steps to Identify Performance Problems
    • Constructive Confrontation Techniques
    • Actions following Constructive Confrontation
  • Possible Substance Abuse Situation
    • Recommended Actions
    • Supervisor Do’s and Don’t
  • Investigating a Potential Substance Abuse Crisis Situation
  • Approaching Difficult Situations
  • Summary

Post Training Evaluation:

  • The employer shall ensure that each employee is evaluated to confirm that he/she understands the information provided in the training.

Reference Material / Documents:

Drug Free Workplace Act 1988

Interpretation of 1904.35(b)(1)(i) and (iv) https://www.osha.gov/recordkeeping/finalrule/interp_recordkeeping_101816.html

DOT 49 CFR 382


M&A Safety Services training conforms to OSHA CBT Training standards and ANSI Z490.1. Criteria for Accepted Practices in Safety, Health and Environmental Training. M&A Safety Services LLC. follows all ANSI training criteria.

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  • Course ID #: E157


Mar 04 2024


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