Drug-Free Workplace - Free Online Course | Alison

Drug-Free Workplace - Revised

Learn about the signs of drug misuse in the workplace and how to promote a drug-free work environment.

Health and Safety
Free Course
In this free online course on maintaining a drug-free workplace, you will learn about the signs and impacts of drug misuse, the stages of drug addiction, the protocol for dealing with addiction, and what policies can be put in place to prevent drug misuse in the workplace. This course constitutes essential training required for staff awareness about drug misuse, and is perfect for anyone who wants to enhance their workplace environment.
  • Duration

    1.5-3 Hours
  • Assessment

  • Certification

  • Responsive

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The course, Drug-Free Workplace, provides you with useful information on how to recognize the signs of drug misuse at your place of work and how to takes steps to prevent its increase. You will be exposed to the impacts of drugs misuse on the workplace as it affects both the health and performance of workers amongst others and identifies policies that can be put in place to prevent drugs misuse.

Also, this course explains the different stages of addiction and various types of drugs, how to deal with these issues such as addiction, and the necessary training that needs to be provided to make the staff or workforce aware of drugs misuse and the associated problems. This program allows the learner to complete the modules at their own pace, with exercises within each module and a quiz at each module end.

This course will be of great interest to employers, HR managers, and professionals who aim to improve their knowledge of workplace ethics and deal with related issues. Also, students and learners will benefit from the knowledge of drugs and the impact of drugs misuse for academic and personal purposes.

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Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Discuss the impact drugs can have on a workplace
  • Identify drug misuse policies that can be put in place at work
  • Examine the signs of drug misuse in the work environment.
  • Evaluate the different stages of addiction and the types of drugs
  • Identify what you can do to deal with these issues
  • Outline the training that is required to make staff aware of these problems.


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