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

What events might trigger a cause for reasonable suspicion?

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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

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

Core Purpose of Reasonable Suspicion
Monday, July 23, 2018

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.

Radiohead Band Members - Safety Culture Advocates
Friday, July 20, 2018

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.

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Reasonable Suspicion & Discrimination
Monday, July 16, 2018

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

Education on Cannabis & Workplace Safety is Key
Wednesday, July 11, 2018

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

Keynote speaker for the EPSCA AGM in Toronto
Thursday, June 28, 2018

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"

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Response to CBC article; “Legal recreational marijuana"
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Dear Mr. Tasker – thank you for an informative article.

Response to CBC article; “Legal recreational marijuana: what you need to know” by John Paul Tasker.

Safety Culture: Marijuana in the Workplace
Senate Passes Government Marijuana Bill
Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Interesting developments as cannabis will be officially legalized in 8-12 weeks.

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Manager in fatal scaffolding collapse sentenced to 3½ years
Tuesday, June 19, 2018

4 men died after falling 13 storeys while working at a Toronto highrise on Christmas Eve 2009.

SayleGroup Supports the Guatemala Outreach Project
Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Members of the SayleGroup team are currently in Guatemala, supporting efforts by the Guatemala Outreach Project.

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