Drugs and Alcohol: General Information

The effects of drug and alcohol abuse cause many injuries and even deaths every year, and the costs to employers are enormous. This course, the second in a four-course series, introduces the types of drugs that are prohibited under DOT rules and covers their effects and the current and potential cost to your company. Topics include Alcohol, Illicit Drugs, Marijuana, Cocaine, Amphetamines, Opiates, and PCP. After completing this course, learners will be able to recognize the effects of alcohol and illicit drug abuse in the workplace, including physical and other health effects.

After this course learners will be able to recognize the effects and consequences of alcohol and drug use while on the job in a dot covered function.