Please be advised that effective January 1, 2018 the Department of Transportation (DOT) is amending its drug testing program to align with the revised Health and Human Services (HHS) Mandatory Guidelines.
Companies who do not test for drugs in their safety sensitive workers tend to attract workers who know this. Their workforce may have failed drug tests for other companies, but know that it won’t be a barrier at this company. Because of this, companies may perceive that a significant % of the working population are regular drug users, when really their workforce is not a statistically accurate sampling of qualified workers. Their % of drug users tends to be elevated because there are no drug testing measures in place.
Marijuana in the workplace is a hot topic in Canada, especially with the impending legalization of the substance slated for July 2018. Whether you agree or disagree with legalization, a firm understanding of what this means is needed. I have heard opinions from every side of the spectrum, including: If marijuana is legalized, we should […]
This year, I wanted to come up with a Halloween Safety List specifically targeted at adults. As stated before, nothing you will see on the list is necessarily revolutionary, but repetition helps cement the principles.
It is often said that there should be a course for people to be allowed to have children, because some people do not know how to take care of children. There IS a course – multiple courses in fact to teach you how to be responsible for the lives of those in your care on the worksite.
I am not a psychologist, nor will I ever pretend to be, but here we go with the reasons why I think Pokemon Go is so popular.
Take a look at the top 10 reasons for wearing custom hearing protection. What is your reason?
You may not have heard of fentanyl, but this drugs popularity is growing at an exponential rate, seemingly overnight. Buzz around this drug seems more popular now than ever as it has been linked to the death of the pop singer, Prince. It seems to be the new drug d’jour. Since its rise in popularity, […]
The process of getting fit for a set of custom earbuds or earplugs.
April 28th is the official Day of Mourning in Alberta, for those who have lost their lives in workplace accidents. Following along that thought, let’s all take the time to do everything we can to prevent workplace incidents from happening.