Employers and employees may encounter situations where marijuana use affects employees in the workplace. This creates safety concerns, particularly where employees are engaged in driving or operating heavy equipment and machinery, or performing other physical activities. In this course, employees, managers, and supervisors will learn what their responsibilities are as they pertain to marijuana use; the effects of marijuana; the laws and regulations governing marijuana use in the workplace; and how to conduct a job safety assessment. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by Winn Forensics, LLC, a professional services company focusing on corporate, business and personal safety training as well as consulting on occupational injury matters. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.
- Recognize the physical and behavioral characteristics associated with marijuana use
- Identify the federal laws and regulations governing marijuana use in the workplace
- Recognize the responsibilities of employers with regard to impairment in the workplace
- Recognize the responsibilities of employees with regard to impairment in the workplace
- Identify the purpose of a job safety assessment
- Sequence the steps involved in conducting a job safety assessment
Employees, managers, and supervisors who work with or around workers who use marijuana