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Drug and Alcohol Recognition Techniques for Employers

Drug and alcohol use among employees puts your employees, the public and your company at great risk. This program will help you recognize the signs and symptoms of drug and alcohol use among employees and gives tips for handling different situations. This course meets DOT one-hour drug and one-hour alcohol training requirements for supervisors (49 CFR 382.603).
Length: Four hours

This training will cover the physical, behavioral, speech, and performance indicators of probable alcohol misuse and use of controlled substances. General confrontational techniques for when drug/alcohol use is suspected will be discussed.

Prerequisites: NONE

Who should attend:
Employers/supervisors of driving employees, anyone designated by their company to determine whether reasonable suspicion exists to require an employee to undergo testing.

Objective:
  • Reasonable suspicion - What is it?
  • Physical manifestations of alcohol/drug use
  • Identification of groups of drugs and their effects
  • Identification of various types of alcohol/drug users and their behaviors
  • Traffic safety and driving performance issues
Continuing Education Units:
Attend this course and earn .35 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) from the Minnesota Safety Council.

Location:
This course will be held at the Minnesota Safety Council Resource Center located at 474 Concordia Avenue in St. Paul. Take the Dale Street exit from I-94. Proceed east on south frontage road (Concordia Avenue) past the American Lung Association. Turn right into our lower level parking lot.

Lodging:
Holiday Inn St. Paul Downtown, 175 West 7th Street in St. Paul. Reservations can be made directly by calling 651-225-1515 or booking online, single or double occupancy. Please make reservations directly with the hotel and be sure to identify yourself as a participant in a Minnesota Safety Council training course to receive the preferred rate.

Cancellation Policy:
Pre-registration and payment are required. Hopefully you won't need to cancel, but if you do, please do so at least three business days prior to the course for a full refund. No refunds will be made after three business days prior to the course. This policy will be enforced, so please plan ahead if you need to cancel your attendance.


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