On Mon 24 May the Drug Detection Agency will be holding a training workshop on behalf of Minerals West Coast. The workshop will be held in Greymouth at Tai Poutini Polytech.

The four hour workshop will focus on how to prevent and manage risks arising from drug and alcohol abuse in the mining and quarrying sector.

Mine and quarry managers, supervisors, and staff will all benefit from being able to recognise and manage the use of illicit substances in the workplace.

Topics covered in the four hour workshop will include, but not be limited to:

Why it’s worthwhile conducting drug and alcohol testing
When that testing can be conducted
Who is involved in the testing process
What new drug trends are emerging
How to actively manage your company’s drug and alcohol policy
Drugs that can be tested for (including prescription medicines and illicit substances
How to identify the signs, symptoms and risks through behaviour and other indicators

To find out more, and register your attendance, please follow the link below.

    Information and registration