The Challenges of Workplace Testing & Drug Hazards Amid COVID-19

The challenges facing businesses amid COVID-19 have moved them into what many are calling "the new normal." Yet, challenges from the past continue to persist causing businesses to adjust to them in new ways. COVID-19 and its associated health concerns, social distancing requirements and the mandated shutdown of manufacturing plants, retail stores, restaurants, bars, and a host of others industries across the country, has caused a very unique and dangerous confluence of events to occur. 
 
On one hand, there is an increased level of stress and anxiety amongst employees associated with fears brought about by COVID-19. They are concerned about themselves, their elderly family members who may be high-risk, and their children going back to school. On the other hand, with businesses shutting down across the country, some closing their doors forever, periodic episodes of limited access to household staple goods (i.e. toilet paper or cleaning supplies), increased unemployment, financial instability and insecurity, and a lack of social interaction and contact, there is an increasing number of people who are falling victim to substance abuse.
 
This free webinar will examine the unique challenges COVID-19 has forced businesses to confront and will highlight what to look for in their employees -- especially their remote workforces as it relates to substance abuse -- and what steps to take to address these challenge amid COVID-19.

Register below for this free webinar
DATE
: November 4, 2020
TIME
: 2:00PM ET - 1:00PM CT - 11:00AM PT

Speaker:

Lee Little is the President and CEO of Premier Workforce Training, LLC.  Premier Workforce Training is an end-to-end training and development services provider with a focus in the adult learning and workforce development space. 
 
Lee has over 25 years of experience in Workforce Development, Health and Safety, Fleet Management, Workers' Compensation, Claims Management, and Customer Service.  His experience includes providing performance-based, and learner-centric training solutions in the military, non-profit, public and the corporate sector.  Lee holds an Undergraduate Degree in Occupational Education and is finishing his Master’s degree in Organizational Development.
 
Lee is a decorated Air Force veteran responsible for the development and management of a safety training program encompassing over 8,500 military, civilian and contract workers.  He also managed a communicable disease clinic where he provided paraprofessional care, treatment and education to over 150 patients weekly. 
 
Lee is a Certified Corporate Trainer with over 20 thousand-hours of effectively coaching, training, and facilitating classes in traditional and distance learning environments.  Lee has served as a guest speaker at national and international conferences on subjects ranging from employee development and team building to workplace safety and risk management.  
 
Lee says his company operates under one amazingly simple yet effective philosophy – “We Are People Builders.”
 
 

Sponsors:

Skillsoft
Skillsoft Compliance Solutions provides both workplace safety training and ethics training tailored to meet an organization’s unique, industry-specific requirements. Their advanced learning management system, Percipio Compliance, delivers an engaging user experience and robust functionality. With over 500 risk topics in 32 languages, Skillsoft offers one of the largest selections of compliance training to ensure organizations can effectively meet regulatory obligations, safeguard employees and encourage a culture of compliance. www.skillsoftcompliance.com

Orasure Technologies
OraSure Technologies offers testing products for drugs of abuse, cotinine and alcohol. The Intercept® Oral Fluid Drug Test is an FDA-cleared laboratory-based oral fluid drug testing system that enables accurate testing for drugs of abuse including marijuana, cocaine, PCP, amphetamines and opiates. With a fast and easy-to-administer collection process, the collected specimen is placed into a vial for transport to the laboratory for processing. Intercept® is ideal for workplace, criminal justice, and drug treatment centers, among others. www.orasure.com

Vector Solutions, a leader in eLearning and performance support, provides award-winning SaaS solutions for the architecture, engineering, construction (AEC), industrial, facilities management, public safety, ID, and education industries. Its brands, including RedVector, Convergence Training, TargetSolutions, and SafeSchools, deliver continuing education (CE), training, technology, and performance management solutions using the latest innovations in learning and technology to create safer, more capable, more compliant organizations. Its extensive online and mobile learning library offers over 9,000 courses written by over 420 subject matter experts and reaches more than 13 million professionals worldwide. The company was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Tampa, Florida. www.vectorsolutions.com

 

Duration: 1 Hour

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