What you will learn
There are defined legal duties in relation to managing intoxicants in the workplace. Despite that fact, many employers are unsure about testing requirements, when to use their occupational health service, and what is reasonable in terms of any accommodations that may need to be applied.
A robust Intoxicants Policy that is clear and proactively communicated to employees are essential components of successful management of this issue.
The content will include the following:
- Definition of Intoxicants
- Legal Requirements
- Developing or Reviewing a Policy
- Testing Considerations
- Employee Support
- Disability and Reasonable Accommodations
- Company Events
- Case Law and links to useful resources
Elaine Bowers, OHS Services Executive
Dr. Michael Gillen, Senior Executive, BioPharmaChem Ireland