With the legalization of cannabis in Canada on October 17, 2018, the prevalence of drug and alcohol testing in safety sensitive and safety critical job positions has increased. As a result companies that employ safety sensitive workers are increasingly adding drug and alcohol testing as one of their tools to keep workers and work sites safe.
Prescription drug use is a growing issue in the workplace — and it can be a complicated issue to navigate. Read more to learn about managing safety sensitive medications within your workplace.
If you're an employer, it's crucial that you ensure your employees — both new and return-to-duty — are ready for the work at hand.
How does the upcoming legalization of cannabis impact Alberta's impaired driving laws?