Drug and alcohol use is a problem in society. The risks associated with drug and alcohol use are higher in the seafood sector because of the nature of the work, for example, working in a harsh environment and often with many pieces of dangerous machinery. Drug and alcohol use must be managed in all workplaces, including in the seafood sector and each business/vessel must have a robust drug and alcohol policy in place.
Drug and alcohol use must be managed in all workplaces, including in the seafood sector and each business/vessel must have a robust Drug and Alcohol Policy in place.
Drug and alcohol use, for most, is an escape or a bit of fun but if not managed properly, it can get out of control and compromise your health, impair your ability to work safely and impact relationships with your workmates, friends and whānau.
This course will help you to understand the risks associated with excessive drug and alcohol use, signs and symptoms of a use, and where to get help for yourself and/or others.
On successful completion students will be able to
- Identify types of drugs and the impact they can have on individuals
- Recognise signs and symptoms of a drug use problem at work
- Identify contributing factors to drug and alcohol use
- Recognise what excessive drug and alcohol use looks like and where to get help
This course has an online assessment and you will be issued a certificate of completion for your training records
This course will take approximately 30 minutes