Online Cannabis and the Workplace Training

Online Cannabis and the Workplace Training

Course Duration

45 Minutes




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Course Summary

Medicinal cannabis is legal in Canada; recreational cannabis is also legal in Canada as of October 17, 2018. Employers and employees need to understand the issues posed by impairment resulting from cannabis use in the workplace.

Cannabis and the Workplace training provides an overview of the uses, legality, and health and safety concerns of cannabis in the workplace.

Course Outline

The legality of cannabis in Canada
  • Medical cannabis
  • Cannabis Act
Responsibilities of Employers
  • Duty to protect employees
  • Duty to accommodate
  • Written medicinal cannabis use policy
  • Impairment
  • Safety-sensitive jobs
What Employees Need to Know
  • Employee rights
  • Telling the employer
  • Using cannabis at work
Cannabis and Workplace Health and Safety
  • Secondhand smoke
  • Impairment
  • Exposure controls

Target Audience

All workers, supervisors, managers, and employers will benefit from this course.