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Opioids: What Workers Need to Know NEW!

Opioid use in the workplace can have serious impacts. Learn about opioids, their intended use, and how to respond to concerns and signs of poisoning.

A person pours two opioid tablets from a medicine bottle while working on a computer in a work environment.
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English/French
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Description

There is an opioid crisis in Canada. This crisis can impact individuals and their families. It may also impact your workplace, and your right to work in a safe and healthy environment. Learn about these impacts and the steps you need to follow to understand opioid use, reduce stigma, and provide appropriate support in the workplace.

Topics include:

  • Why opioid use is a workplace issue
  • Understanding opioids and stigma
  • Knowing your employer’s policy and procedures
  • Signs of opioid poisoning
  • Reporting and responding to concerns

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Recognize opioids and their intended uses
  • Identify why opioid use in the workplace can be an issue
  • How to avoid using stigmatizing language or behaviours
  • How to respond to concerns of impairment without stigma
  • Identify why naloxone is used when providing first aid

Average time to complete this course is approximately 45 minutes.

Target Audience

This course introduces employees to the impacts of opioid use in the workplace. A corresponding course for employers is also available.

Prerequisite

None.

Certificate of Completion

Upon completion of the course and passing a final, multiple-choice exam, learners will be able to print a certificate of completion.

System Requirements

This course is delivered online. View the minimum system requirements to take this course.

Review Process

CCOHS courses are unique in that they are developed by subject specialists in the field, and reviewed by representatives from labour, employers and government to ensure the content and approach are unbiased and credible.

VuBiz Partnership

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The CCOHS Difference

CCOHS courses are unique in that they are developed by subject specialists in the field, and reviewed by representatives from labour, employers and government to ensure the content and approach are unbiased and credible.

Certificate of Completion

Earn a certificate upon successful course completion (except free awareness courses).

Created in Partnership

We partner with Vubiz, an international leader in elearning development, to deliver our courses.