According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health the construction industry has the highest rates of workplace drug use. Substance abuse is a factor in 35 percent of workplace injuries and fatalities, 35 percent of all absences, 38 percent to 50 percent of all workers’ compensation claims and 40 percent of thefts. Substance use is only increasing those risks, which affect overall job safety, and work efficiency. The courses goal is to address substance and alcohol abuse and focus on educating workers on safety and productivity hazards created by the abuse of alcohol and other drugs in the workplace.
This training may be delivered as a stand-alone seminar or offered through an integrated approach with other industry appropriate subject matter.
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Describe adverse effects of drug and alcohol in the w
- Recognize problems associated with substance
- Avoid working while under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol and be less susceptible and better at recognizing, avoiding and preventing (RAP) adverse consequences of drug and/or alcohol use and abuse.
- Recognize and understand issues of chemical dependence that may adversely affect the lives of others who they know and love.
|Course Length||2 hours|
|Course Pricing||Pricing will be provided upon request. Please call us at 347.510.4283, Monday through Friday, 9am-5pm EST, or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.|
None required; Students need to be able to verbally communicate with instructor in primary language of the training.
Any individual that needs to comprehend the dangers of drugs and alcohol in the workplace or on a jobsite. This curriculum is also a required course that can help fulfill the requirement for an individual applying for a Site Safety Training Card.
|Methods of Instruction||This course will consist entirely of power point presentation, lecture, real life case studies and class discussion. Immediately prior to the end of the course, students will independently participate in a multiple-choice quiz, which will then be discussed and reviewed within the class with instructor oversight. Students will not be required to achieve a passing score, and the quiz is intended to serve as a review of the course topics. Alternatively, the course content can be provided as actively proctored online training, and classroom assignments or hands-on activities can be provided using virtual reality setting.|
Each student is required to complete 100% of the course, as well as actively participate in all learning activities. Additionally, the review quiz is required to obtain a course-completion card.
Make-up time is permitted for this training course under the condition that the student completed at least 50% of the training. Students who miss time before finishing 50% of initial class or missed more than 50% of total time must reschedule and attend the full training course.
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