Cannabis in the workplace

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Name: Cannabis in the workplace
Date: October 27, 2017
Time: 11:15 AM - 1:00 PM MDT
Event Description:
As an employer, do you know what you need to know regarding the legalization of cannabis and the increased use of medical marijuana in the workplace?
What are your responsibilities?
This free session will help you learn what you need to know:
- The effects of cannabis and how it can impact the workplace
- Legalization of marijuana and what it actually means
- Medical marijuana and how it can effect the workplace
- Dealing with safety sensitive and non safety sensitive positions
- Duty to Accommodate and Human Rights issues
- Is there a need for policies for businesses with safety or non safety sensitive employees?
- Can education and training benefit the employer and employees?
There will be time at the end of the session for your questions.
This presentation will be delivered by Ed Secondiak. Ed is President of ECS Safety Services Ltd. which he founded in 1995 after a career with the RCMP. He has extensive experience in undercover drug enforcement and has provided expert evidence in Provincial Courts in Canada.
Ed has provided training in the past for the office of the Alberta Provincial Privacy Commissioner, MHSA (The Manufactures Health and Safety Association), ENFORM, Aboriginal Human Resource Development Council of Canada, Saskatchewan WCB and numerous and various industries across Canada. Ed has also provided consultation on Substance Abuse Prevention Policies for various union and non-union industries and government agencies across Canada.
Read about sessions Ed has been delivering, CBC News:
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/education-on-marijuana-in-workplace-1.4030099

If you have any questions, please call Elizabeth Blair at 403-528-2824 or email at [email protected]
Location:
Medicine Hat College, Crowfoot Room
 
Date/Time Information:
Friday, October 27, 2017
Registration at 11:15 am
A free lunch will be served at 11:30 am
Presentations start at 11:45 am
Session ends at 1:00 pm
 
Contact Information:
Elizabeth Blair
Fees/Admission:
This session is free.  A free lunch will be served
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