Health and Safety



Drugs and Alcohol:Effects, Testing and Health and Safety
This one day event is designed for staff whose role is to enforce drug and alcohol policies  and also for staff  who are subject to testing as part of their employment contract.

As such it is particularly relevant for health and safety and HR staff in organisations working in the transportation, oil, gas and engineering offshore industries.

The main learning points of the course are:

Understanding the effects of the most commonly used substances including alcohol


Understanding the length of time those substances last in the blood or urine
Understanding the effects of "legal highs" and the issues regarding testing for them


Understanding the health and safety implications of both use and enforced abstinence from these substances


Understanding the psychological effects of commonly used substances such as cocaine, amphetamine, alcohol and benzodiazepines


Understanding the nature of testing and its implications in terms of policy enforcement and development    



If your organisation requires any further information or to discuss your particular requirements please contact: Allan  Johnston, Senior Consultant on 07898 111 782 or alternatively email Allan at: