Webinar: Prescription Drugs And The Mobile Workforce – How Can We Assess And Manage The Risk?
The effects of illicit drugs on driving performance is well known and is the focus of many workplace drug tests. However, the effects of prescription drugs is often overlooked, despite potentially having similar risk profiles.
Although a complex area, given the interaction of individual privacy restrictions, fatigue management and other considerations, this presentation will present some metrics for assessing risk as well as tools for risk reduction in the workplace.
Associate Professor David Allen, Managing Director At Drug And Alcohol Solutions Australia (DASA)
With over 30 years’ experience in occupational medicine, Dr Allen is a leading authority on managing drugs and alcohol at work. His in-depth knowledge of drugs and drug use combined with his practical workplace focus make this an informative and compelling session not to be missed.
Andrew Leibie, Commercial Manager At Healius Pathology
Andrew Leibie has been working as a scientist and business professional in the field of workplace drug testing for over 2 decades. Andrew has presented and published a number of papers on aspects of workplace drug testing in both national and international drug testing forums. He is a member of the Forensic and Clinical Toxicologists Association, as well as a member of the Royal College of Pathologists (RCPA) Quality Assurance Program expert working panel for Toxicology.
Event Date: April 29, 2021 11:00 am
Event Location: Online
Event Type: NRSPP Webinars
Organisation:Drug and Alcohol Solutions Australia (DASA), Healius Pathology
Webinar - Coronavirus and Pandemic Planning
Join Associate Professor Dr Allen and Dr Ahmed Saafan to learn all you need to know about coronavirus what you should do to keep your workplace safe.
A/Prof David Allen, MBBS(Hons), DPH, FAFOEM Occupational and Environmental Physician, Conjoint Appointee, UNSW School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Managing Director DASA and Sydney Occupational Health
With over 30 years’ experience in public health and occupational medicine, Dr Allen is uniquely placed to not only understand the ins and outs of the coronavirus but importantly, what it means for Australian workplaces. His detailed understanding and practical advice are shared in a down-to-earth and engaging manner.
Dr Ahmed Saafan MBBS, GDOEH, Grad Cert Pain Med, Sydney Occupational Health, Director Sydney Occupational Health, Senior Medical Adviser to Injurynet . Ahmed has worked as the medical director in a group of occupational health clinics in NSW for over a decade and has worked in occupational medicine for 15 years. He has performed many hundreds of IMC examinations and conducted countless negotiations with treating practitioners about treatment and return-to-work. Ahmed manages infectious disease exposures for a state government ambulance service and is frequently in discussion with the health department on matters concerning measles and Influenza outbreaks and more recently to specific health advice about Novel Coronavirus.
What is coronavirus?
Signs and symptoms
Implications for the workplace
Strategies for managing coronavirus at work
Use of masks and other protection measures for work (and home)
Business continuity tips
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