Drug and Alcohol Training & Certification
What do we offer? Whether you want drug and alcohol certification in as little as two hours with our online training or a more robust, customizable option like you get with our DIY training kits or on-site training, we can help you get the drug and alcohol training you want in the way you want it and at a price you can afford.
What are my options for drug and alcohol training?
What’s in the Drug and Alcohol Training Course?
Our Drug and Alcohol Awareness training course is built to regulation standards. This class discusses topics including general knowledge, prevention, signs and warnings, treatment, recourse, and more.
This presentation includes intermittent practice quiz questions to prepare for the final written exam included with the course. In addition to the written exam, this course also includes a checklist for employers to use when administering a practical exam.
Though you will still need to familiarize yourself with all other applicable federal, state, provincial, territorial, and local standards, this training encompasses the following standards for Drug and Alcohol Awareness:
- Encompasses these U.S. Standards
OSHA Act of 1970, 5(a)(1) – General Duty Clause
Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988
- Encompasses these Canadian Standards
Canada Labour Code, Part II, IPG-080 – Substance use in the work place
Part II of the Canada Labour Code – Canada Labour Code
Why do I need drug and alcohol training?
Most regulations don’t have a specific standards for drug and alcohol awareness training. However, under the General Duty Clause of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 and under Part II of the Canada Labour Code, employers are required to provide a workplace that safe from hazards that can cause accidents, injuries, or serious harm to employees.
Because of this requirement, employers have a legal and ethical obligation to develop and maintain a workplace that is free from hazards associated with drugs and alcohol. Employees have the right to work in an atmosphere that promotes the safety and well-being of all.
Did You Know?
Accidental overdoses from drugs and alcohol at work increased 25% between 2016 and 2017. (Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Mining industry workers have the highest rates of heavy alcohol use, with construction workers having the second highest rates. (Source: SAMHSA)
Over $740 billion are lost annually from the abuse of tobacco, alcohol, and illegal drugs in the form of health care costs, reduce work productivity, and crime. (Source: Drugabuse.gov)
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