It has been more than a year since the legalization of marijuana and edibles. This has created a number of complex challenges for many employers across Canada. This is particularly so in the Construction Industry where impairment can lead to serious, and even catastrophic, injuries. The consequences are potentially devastating from an Occupational Health and Safety standpoint, in addition to interfering with work productivity and business sustainability.
This webinar will address the practical and legal issues for construction employers surrounding cannabis in the construction industry.
The topics of focus include the following:
- What is Impairment?
- How does the Duty to Accommodate fit into the equation?
- Implications of Cannabis Use in the Workplace
- Potential Consequences under Occupational Health and Safety Legislation
- A Step by Step Guide in Managing Cannabis Impairment in the Workplace