Explore how workplaces and workplace leaders can address substance use and foster a healthier work environment.
This course takes a harm reduction approach to substance use. Harm reduction is a health-oriented approach that aims to reduce the negative effects of using substances, without necessarily stopping or decreasing substance use itself. This approach maintains that people who use substances deserve dignity and respect and have the right to make their own choices. This course will explore how workplaces and workplace leaders can take a harm reduction approach to substance use and foster a healthier work environment. This free course is part of a three-course series on substance use in the trades created in partnership with the Canadian Apprenticeship Forum. You may also be interested in Substance Use in the Trades: Being Aware and Substance Use in the Trades: Supporting Your Well-being.
Upon completion of this course you will be able to:
Average time to complete this course is approximately 15 minutes.
The course is aimed primarily at supervisors and employers but may be of interest to anyone in the trades.
This course is delivered as an on-line e-learning course. All you need is a computer, access to the Internet - and you are ready to go! This e-learning course is designed to help you learn at your own pace and in your own environment at your own convenience.
Also available in French.
Content for this course was developed by the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS), and reviewed by labour, employer and government representatives to ensure a balanced perspective.
This course is offered free of charge to promote awareness of the topic only, and a certificate of completion is not provided.
This course is also available in French
Item Number: ESUTHR-P4662EN