Alcohol and Substance Abuse for Construction

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Alcohol and Substance Abuse for Construction Course

Alcohol and Substance Abuse for Construction

  • Level: Introductory
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Location: Online or In-Person

Overview & Objectives

The Alcohol and Substance Abuse for Construction online training from Exceed Safety is an intermediate-level safety course designed to teach participants how to understand and avoid the effects of substances within the construction workplace. Because alcohol and drug use can lead to workplace accidents, understanding what to do if such behavior is uncovered in the workplace is paramount.

Throughout the Alcohol and Substance Abuse for Construction, participants can expect to be familiarized with those affected by alcohol and substance abuse, how to recognize signs of such abuse in the workplace, and how to report such abuse. With an emphasis on workplace safety, this intermediate course will educate beyond basic awareness.

Exceed Safety’s online Alcohol and Substance Abuse for Construction online training discusses and teaches the varying and hazardous effects that substance abuse has on the workplace. Focusing specifically on the construction sector, participants will learn the legal requirements for ensuring the utmost standards of safety, as well as how to promote a safe, drug-free work environment. Specific course topics include the following:

  • Overview of alcohol and substance abuse in construction
  • Alcohol and alcohol abuse
  • Common drugs of abuse
  • Common indicators of substance abuse
  • Drug testing in the workplace
  • Substance abuse and your responsibility

Specific industry terms discussed throughout the course include the following:

  • Substance Abuse Program
  • Alcohol and substance abuse
  • OSHA

Who Is This Course For?

The Alcohol and Substance Abuse for Construction online training course is designed specifically for individuals working within the construction sector – and primarily for those in management positions. This course is specifically designed for the following:

  • Construction workers
  • Construction managers
  • Construction foremen
  • Construction supervisors
  • Construction superintendents

Features & Benefits

Exceed Safety’s Alcohol and Substance Abuse for Construction online course is designed primarily to teach participants in the construction sector the importance of a drug and substance-free workplace, as it impacts the health and safety of all individuals on the worksite. Upon successful completion of this course, participants can expect to:

  • Understand how to take positive action after identifying substance abuse in the workplace
  • Know the importance of reporting concerns to supervisors
  • Know how to successfully and appropriately report drug and substance abuse onsite
  • Understand the benefits of drug testing in the workplace

In Person Training

Our in-person training is taught by our most skilled and experienced instructors. Participants can expect to be engaged with the material being taught. We strive to make our in-person classes dynamic by incorporating meaningful activities that allow peer-to-peer discussion and collaboration, hands-on learning, and real-life examples. Because our instructors are so experienced, they can answer most questions quickly and in-depth. Some of our classes are available via Zoom (just call us for more information) and can be combined with virtual-blended learning.