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Dealing with Drug and Alcohol Abuse for Employees

This course has been discontinued and is no longer available.
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Product ID
marcddae_vod
Training Time ?
19 to 26 minutes
Language(s)
English
Video Format
Standard Definition Wide
Required Plugins
None
Number of Lessons
10
Quiz Questions
7
Closed Captioning
Question Feedback
Wrong Answer Remediation
Lesson Bookmarking
Downloadable Resources
Interactive Producer
Mastery Technologies, Inc.
Original Content Producer
Marcom, Ltd
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Overview

Substance abuse is a workplace hazard. Alcohol is the most commonly abused drug, and almost half of all workplace accidents are caused by people drinking on the job. This safety training video explains how to recognize substance abuse and what you can do about it.

Viewers learn the effects drugs have on users. Marijuana, tranquilizers and alcohol are depressants which slow down brain activity. Stimulants like cocaine, crack and methamphetamine have an opposite effect as they speed up brain activity. Heroin and morphine are narcotic analgesics that numb the senses, and hallucinogens such as LSD alter the way the brain processes information. Because a substance abuser's ability to function is impaired, they put themselves and their coworkers at risk. This course explains how your company's drug and alcohol policy is in place to ensure the safety of the workplace, and emphasizes the importance of notifying management if you think a coworker is under the influence of drugs.

Learn how to effectively respond to substance abuse problems in your workplace by watching this training video.

Video on Demand   This course is in the Video On Demand format, to read about Video On Demand features click here.

  • Install on any SCORM LMS
  • Full-screen video presentation
  • Print certificate and wallet card
  • You have 60 days to complete the course
Audience

All employees

Topics
The course presents the following topical areas:
  • Introduction
  • What Substances Are Abused?
  • Alcohol and Other Depressants
  • Stimulants, Narcotics and Hallucinogens
  • How People Get 'Hooked'
  • Drug Dependency
  • Anyone Can Become a Substance Abuser
  • Drug and Alcohol Policies
  • Helping Employees Overcome Substance Abuse
  • Review

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