This Online Alcohol and Drugs in the Workplace Training training should be part of an employer's comprehensive Drug-free Workplace Policy, especially in industries traditionally at high risk for occupational accidents and injuries.
This course has been approved for 1 Contact Hour (0.1 CEUs) of REHS Continuing Education Credits (Public Health Accreditation #044).
Who Should Take This Course?
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is the Department of Labor agency charged with protecting the health and safety of the nation's workers. Because worker use of alcohol and other drugs can create serious workplace safety concerns, employers should incorporate substance abuse prevention into their outreach and conformance assistance activities.
Safety Unlimited, Inc. is authorized by IACET to offer 1 Contact Hour (0.1 CEUs) of Continuing Education (CE) for this program.
Safety Unlimited, Inc. (Provider #5660170-2) is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). Safety Unlimited, Inc. complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, Safety Unlimited, Inc. is accredited to issue the IACET CEU. As an IACET Accredited Provider, Safety Unlimited, Inc. offers CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.
Following the completion of all training content and achievement of passing scores on all exams, students will need to complete a brief evaluation and confirm his/her identity. After doing so, the student will have access to the course completion certificate.
This course has 1 final exam. The student must complete the course section before attempting the exam. The final exam consists of 10 questions randomly selected from a large pool of questions. A 70% score or better is required to pass the exam.
Students who do not pass the exam the first time may retake the exam as many times as necessary in order to pass.
The objectives of this Online Alcohol and Drugs in the Workplace Training course focus on improving worker safety and health in the workplace through drug-free workplace programs.
Drug-free workplace programs are not required under OSHA regulations; but employers should incorporate substance abuse prevention into their outreach and conformance assistance activities with regard to employee training.
Topics covered include, but are not limited to:
This training should be combined with company specific training on the employer's Drug-free Workplace Policy.
When required by OSHA standards, workers must receive additional training on the specific hazards of their job.
Training providers should be used to ensure credibility and augment a company's training program. Therefore, in addition to the training provided by an outside party, students should receive site-specific training that is supplied by his or her own companies. This training should target the company's unique approach to hazard prevention, including the use of site-specific equipment, health and safety policies, and emergency procedures. As a rule, this company specific training should be well documented.
The bottom line in ALL SITUATIONS is that employers are required to ensure that their employees are adequately trained to do their job.
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