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CANASA Atlantic Showing that they Value Educating Workers on Cannabis & Workplace Safety
Thursday, September 13, 2018

The Atlantic division of the Canadian Security Association (CANASA) is yet another association that has shown it intends to steer its membership toward educating workers on cannabis and workplace safety.

"We Don't Provide Training on Alcohol Impairment in the Workplace - Why Would We Treat Cannabis & Workplace Safety Differently?"
Monday, September 10, 2018

First off, I’d like to say that I believe providing education around alcohol impairment and its impact on the workplace would be a great initiative – maybe one we should all be reconsidering.  Maybe cannabis legalization will force us to reassess the education (or lack thereof) regarding impairme

Nuclear Industry Newest Advocate of Educating on Cannabis & Workplace Safety
Friday, September 7, 2018

SayleGroup CEO, Stephen Sayle, kicked off a country-wide tour, presenting on the topic of Cannabis & Workplace Safety (and the importance of education) to nuclear industry representatives in Ontario.

SayleGroup CEO Embarks on Country-Wide Cannabis & Workplace Safety Speaking Tour
Wednesday, September 5, 2018

SayleGroup CEO, Stephen Sayle, was interviewed by AllNovaScotia on September 4th, just prior to boarding his plane to Toronto - where he will be kicking off his country-wide speaking engagements on the topic of Off-Duty Cannabis Use and Workplace Safety.

Yukon Contractors Association Taking Action on Cannabis & Workplace Safety Training
Thursday, August 30, 2018

Press Release - For Immediate Release

Addressing the Employee (Reasonable Suspicion)
Tuesday, August 28, 2018

To rule out the possibility the employee is impaired, the organization may send the employee for a drug or alcohol test.  If you believe there is a cause for reasonable suspicion, both management and HR should meet with the employee.  It should be clearly explained what has been observed and docu

Education on Cannabis & Workplace Safety as an Opportunity
Friday, August 17, 2018

The prohibition of cannabis has nearly been a century in length.  Changing the perceptions and attitudes around a belief that has been engrained in us over an entire generation (and then some) is no small task – and, even though, come October 17th, a switch will be immediately flipped on cannabis

Police Chiefs Taking Cannabis Legalization & Workplace Safety Education Seriously
Thursday, August 16, 2018

Come October 17th, the policing agencies across Canada will be responsible for enforcing the laws and regulations binding the legalization of recreational cannabis use. Saying that preparing their public facing personnel for this change is quite a task is a significant understatement.

SayleGroup CEO Discusses Cannabis & Workplace Safety Online Training at Sea to Sky Event
Monday, August 13, 2018

SayleGroup CEO, Stephen Sayle, was honoured to deliver a presentation on the importance of Cannabis & Workplace Safety training, at the Sea to Sky Conference in PEI, held by the Atlantic Canada Aerospace and Defence Association (ACADA).

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

Training for Cannabis & Workplace Safety – Is There Any Alternative?
Thursday, August 2, 2018

“Is providing workplace safety training related to the legalization of off-duty cannabis use something I should do, or something I have to do?”

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

Identifying Potential Impacts of Cannabis via Reasonable Suspicion
Tuesday, July 31, 2018

What events might trigger a cause for reasonable suspicion?


Concerns often come from those who work closest to a potentially impaired employee.  It could be co-workers, clients or vendors.  If someone comes to you with a concern:

"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