With roughly one in five Canadians having experienced a substance use disorder at some point in their lifetime, workplaces are finding that a little planning goes a long way in being prepared to deal with substance abuse on the job site. This week’s Blog tackles the issue of substance abuse on the jobsite and details some of the steps you can take to head off the problem before it comes to a head.
Drug use in Mining
Cannabis and Contractors – What You Need to Know Written by Anne-Sophie Tétreault at Cognibox Impairment in the workplace is nothing new. However, it gained increased relevance last October when Canada legalized the use of recreational cannabis. According to a recent survey from the Government of Canada, 8 per cent of people surveyed reported using […]
In less than a week, pot will be legal in Canada. And while it might not quite be reefer madness out there, the legalization of marijuana could still be risky business for Canadian mines, particularly since the understanding of what legalization means remains hazy and the rules vary from province to province. This week’s blog, originally published in the Spring 2018 issue of Canadian Mining Magazine, takes a peek at some of those risks and offers some advice in preparation for October 17.