Asking Workers About Their Prescription Drugs

Written by: Brian Bell (Workplace Safety Consultant) QUESTION: With legalized marijuana approaching, we were wondering if you can ask employees to disclose if they’re using a prescription drug that could impair their ability to work safely. ANSWER: It depends on who, how and why you ask and how you use the information. Explanation: Normally, asking employees…

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Is Your Workplace Really Ready for Weed Legalization?

Written by: Brian Bell (Workplace Safety Consultant) Come October, recreational marijuana will be legalized in Canada. And whilst it’s good news for many, the new legislation has employers scratching their heads and worrying over potential troubles in their organizations. HRD Canada One aspect people seem to be focusing on is what action they themselves should be…

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