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Substance Use and the Workplace: Understanding Impairment

Description: When developing or amending impairment policies, it is important to keep a balance between the employees’ needs and the employers’ needs, as well as to ensure the physical and psychological health and safety of all employees. Listen to this webinar to gain a better understanding of comprehensive Fit-for-Duty (FFD) / Impairment policies, and best practices.

Guest speakers:

  • Bryce Barker, PhD,Knowledge Broker, Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA)
  • Shawna Meister, M.A., Research and Policy Analyst, Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA)

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