Online Cannabis in the Workplace Training

Course Duration

30 Minutes



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Course Summary

Medical cannabis is legal in Canada; recreational use of cannabis is set to become legal in 2018. Employers and employees need to understand the issues posed by cannabis in the workplace.

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

Course Outline

Legality of cannabis in Canada
  • Medical cannabis
  • Cannabis Act
Responsibilities of Employers
  • Duty to protect employees
  • Duty to accommodate
  • Written medical cannabis use policy
  • Impairment
  • Safety-sensitive jobs
What Employees Need to Know
  • Employee rights
  • Telling the employer
  • Using 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.

Continuing Education Credits

HRPA has approved this course for CPD. Please contact us at 800.815.9980 to find out more.