Documenting & Assessing Signs of Impairment (Reasonable Suspicion)
Monday, August 13, 2018
To establish a cause for reasonable suspicion all observations must be properly documented. Both observers must have training on signs and symptoms of drug and alcohol use. All observations must be made directly, not based on reports from other sources or outside influences. Observations must
Cannabis Workplace Safety Training | Cannabis At Work
Wednesday, August 8, 2018
You own a window-washing company. One of your clients has scheduled a cleaning of their 17-floor building. Unfortunately, the team you planned to have do the work just recently had their working at height certifications expire. And, your other teams are already booked for that day. Luckily, t
SayleGroup CEO Interviewed by CBC PEI on Topic of Cannabis Legalization and Workplace Safety
Thursday, August 2, 2018
SayleGroup CEO, Stephen Sayle, was interviewed by CBC PEI to publicly announce the partnership with the Professional Security Knowledge Network (PSKN). The PSKN has adopted SayleGroup's Cannabis & Workplace Safety Online Course and Certificate for their membership. The interview (linked bel
"I'll Train My Managers on Cannabis Legalization - That Should be Preparation Enough."
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
There are several steps an organization must take if they wish to ensure their due diligence when it comes to workplace safety. The first step is identifying potential and actual hazards. Nothing can be addressed if it is not first pointed out. Once you’re aware of the hazards, the second step
NSTSA Takes Lead on Cannabis & Workplace Safety Education
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
SayleGroup is proud to announce its collaboration with the Nova Scotia Trucking Safety Association (NSTSA) in educating their membership for the legalization of off-duty cannabis use and workplace safety. NSTSA has made the choice to be proactive by providing training, instead of reacting to the
The idea of approaching an employee with a reasonable suspicion can be unfamiliar or uncomfortable territory among managers and supervisors. To eliminate concerns, the core purpose of reasonable suspicion should be understood.
Unfortunately for the members of the rock band Radiohead, the importance of workplace safety has become all too real. A terrible incident in 2012, involving the collapse of the stage during a soundcheck, cost the life of their Drum Technician, Scott Johnson.
Cannabis & Workplace Safety Online Course Approved by PSKN
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
SayleGroup is pleased to announce their Cannabis & Workplace Safety Online Course has been approved and endorsed by the Professional Security Knowledge Network (PSKN). Please review the PSKN's official press release below.
According to the Canadian Human Rights Commission’s policy on alcohol and drug testing, the use of alcohol or drugs can have serious adverse effects on a person’s health, job performance and workplace safety. Safety is important to employees and employers. However, safety must be ensured in way
"I Don't Have to Accommodate for Something that Poses a Safety Risk."
Friday, July 13, 2018
Impairment resulting from any substance or source (e.g., alcohol, licit / illicit drugs, fatigue, depression, distraction, etc.) is a serious threat to workplace safety – there’s no doubt. Upon legalization, impairment resulting from off-duty cannabis-use will be all the more prevalent. Many em
There wasn’t a lack of questions during the Halifax Chamber of Commerce’s A Cannabis Conversation event. And while many of the questions cannot yet be definitively answered, the call to action was clear – education and awareness for the entire workforce is an absolute must to comply wit
“Cannabis is the Same as Alcohol, So I Don’t Need to Worry.”
Wednesday, July 4, 2018
“I’ve had to deal with legal off-duty alcohol consumption and its impact on the workplace, so I figure I’m ready as I’ll ever be for the legalization of recreational-use cannabis. Impairment is impairment.” If you hear your employer say this, run! No, just kidding. But in all serious
Our CEO Stephen Sayle was very proud to be the keynote speaker for the EPSCA AGM in Toronto. "Engaging the Next Generation on Safety Culture issues with Cannabis Legalization, Cause for Reasonable Suspicion of Impairment and Digital Risk Assessment Technology"