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OHSE03A Drugs and Alcohol in the Workplace

Module Purpose

To provide an awareness of the use of drugs and alcohol and its effect on the body.   In addition, the legal implications of the use of drugs and alcohol are discussed and highlighted, as well as the problems of use in the workplace. (This may be the effect of social use that can impinge on the work environment.)

Relationship to competency standards

None specific

Learning Outcomes

At the conclusion of this training, the Participant will be able to -

  •    Understand the effects that various drugs and alcohol has on  the body - short and long term effects.
  •    Understand the risks of use both mental and physical.
  •    Understand the legal aspects of being under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

Assessment method

Can be either discussion or multiple choice/short answers as required.

Conditions of Assessment




Special requirements

Suitable for all levels of staff.


Module duration

1 hour.

Max. Class size

10 participants

Key Benefits

         Increased awareness of the negative effects of drugs and alcohol can have on the body.

         Increased awareness of how drugs and alcohol can impact on safety and workplace performance.

         Sessions can be delivered at your workplace or at our training facility.


$250.00 for a group session conducted at your workplace.

  Within the metropolitan area of Perth, Western Australia.
        For sessions conducted outside Perth, additional charges may apply.

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