Cannabis & the Workplace: Impairment Awareness for Employers

Cannabis & the Workplace:

Impairment Awareness for Employers

Cannabis & the Workplace:

Impairment Awareness for Employers

Online Training Course

What is Impairment Awareness for Employers?

Employers are responsible for ensuring that all employees have the skills necessary to perform their jobs safely. Alcohol, drugs, or other substances can all impair one’s ability to concentrate, make decisions, follow instructions, and handle tools and equipment at work. This course focuses on impairment and the measures an organisation can take to address it, with cannabis as the main tool. The identification and management of impairment requires education and training of supervisors and employees. Other crucial actions include giving everyone involved clear direction and applying policies and procedures in a fair and consistent manner.

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Course Overview

This Cannabis & the Workplace: Impairment Awareness for Employers online course will train you and your employees how to behave around cannabis in the workplace, and safe practices concerning it and the effects it may have on work performance. After completing this course, you will be familiar with some of the considerations and regulations employees and yourself must adhere to when dealing with Cannabis, such as:

    ✔ Know When And Why To Use Drug Testing For Reasonable Cause

    ✔ Know The Importance Of Confidentiality And Record-Keeping

    ✔ Know When And Why To Test For Impairment

    ✔ Get Some Post-Incident Testing Tips And Timelines

    ✔ Understand What Impairment Is, And Impairment Awareness Language

    ✔ Be Shown Details On Cannabis, Alcohol, And Other Drugs, And How They Affect Users

    ✔ Be Explained Best Practices For Maintaining High Impairment Awareness On Worksites

    ✔ Understand The Process For Documenting Reasonable Cause And Triggering Testing

    ✔ Understand How To React To Situations Of Impairment

    ✔ Understand How Testing Can Happen

    ✔ Know Who Is Responsible For Testing

    ✔ Review Information On Impaired Driving

The completion time of this course is just under a hour, which include practical exercises and testing. The passing score is 80%, and participants earn a 3-year certificate that can be downloaded. Virtual proctoring is available for an additional fee.

Universally Compatible

This Ground Disturbance online course was created using standards that will allow playback on most internet capable devices with standard web browsing capabilities including Apple’s iTouch, iPad, and iPhone, as well as most other smart phones and tablets including those with Android and Windows operating systems.

Ground Disturbance Level 201


Average Completion Time

The average completion time is 45 minutes. Individual times will vary depending how long is spent on each module.


Knowledge Assessment

Testing is included to reinforce the training. You are allowed three attempts to achieve a passing mark of 80% or greater.


Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of this course, a certificate will be safely stored on your account and is available to download & print.

How We Help

At BIS, we take great pride in how we can positively impact others on a global scale. We create engaging online safety modules to ensure the safety of our customers and clients, and tailor the modules to fit our clients' needs. Keeping each other safe is a critical responsibility that makes a large impact on the organizations that we work with. We take pride in our ability to cultivate a positive, safe and healthy work environment.

What We Do

Our organization is committed to fostering a culture of inclusivity and innovation, and we stand by our core values: Compassion, Humility, and Integrity. We believe that a positive and supportive work environment is essential for the success of our business and the well-being of our employees. Compassion and Inclusivity is at the core of our culture. We strive to create an environment where everyone feels valued, respected, and supported. Collaboration is another key element of our culture. We believe that working together as a team, leads to better outcomes and a more fulfilling work experience. We encourage open communication, active listening, and constructive feedback, and we support our employees in sharing ideas and taking ownership of their work. Finally, we embrace innovation as a driving force behind our success.

At BIS, our culture is centered around our commitment to client satisfaction, employee empowerment, and collaborative innovation. We strive to create an environment where everyone can contribute their unique superpowers and perspectives.

Who We Are

We are a growing technology company based out of Sherwood Park, Alberta. We provide a
compliance and learning management software for the Environment, Health, and Safety (EHS) professional Our software, BIStrainer, is a cloud-based application which includes tens of thousands of training courses for any user, we can build and modify courses to meet the needs of any field user and we have a state-of-the-art program to help our clients organize their training information and needs.

Our Company was established in 2006 and we now have over 1 million active users and over 1,000 company clients and partners who rely on BIStrainer for their health and safety programs.