As an employer, you may come into contact with an employee that needs your help. You may be the first line of defense to prevent accidents and injuries. Additionally, helping an employee will likely increase motivation, which will boost productivity. Behavior, appearance, speech and body odors are specific categories to investigate (and document) if an employee is acting suspiciously.
FMCSA, FRA, FAA, FTA, USCG all require Supervisor Compliance Training. This type of training can significantly benefit non-DOT companies in cases such as reasonable suspicion preparedness. The ability to quickly identify impairment will keep your workplace safer and your operating costs to a minimum.
DISA- Formerly Occupational Drug Testing, offers two options for supervisory signs and symptoms training. Both options are designed to help supervisors identify when an employee may be under the influence of drugs or alcohol at the workplace. It’s not the job of the supervisor to diagnose the cause of a problem. However, it is the role of that supervisor to make sure employees are performing their duties as required in a safe and healthy environment.