HR Competencies

  • HR Expertise


To train employers to recognize the signs and symptoms of on-the- job impairment by drugs or alcohol. This class includes an in-depth discussion of the signs and symptoms of alcohol use and the five drugs most commonly tested for, an in-depth look at the evolving legal status of marijuana, when drug tests are conducted, methodologies of drug testing, and how to engage with an employee suspected of on-the-job impairment.


  • Determining the type of testing for the workforce
  • Observing and documenting bases for reasonable suspicion testing
  • Confronting employees and anticipating their reaction
  • Combatting prescription drug use
  • Understanding the drug testing process
  • Urinalysis versus oral fluids testing
  • Drug detection windows by drug
  • Avoiding legal liability
  • Laws that affect drug testing, including FMLA, ADA, DOT, Title VII, unemployment insurance, and more

Who Should Attend

All levels of management


Employers Council staff attorney



0.35 Continuing Education Units
3.00 HRCI-General
Course ID #LEGL117

Class Details

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