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Opioids and the Workplace: Prevention and Response

Dates: May 7, 2021

Meets: 12 N to 3:30 PM

Location: Offered through Zoom- Virtual Learning Platform

Cost: $0.00


Conducted in collaboration with the New Jersey Industrial Safety Committee, this course is intended for workers and employers with enhanced potential to be impacted by the opioid crisis. While all industries and demographic groups have been affected, industries with high rates of occupational injury, illness, and stress have experienced greater rates of overdose fatalities and should be primary target audiences for training. They include construction, extraction, commercial fishing, healthcare, and forestry, to name a few.

Audience:
Upon completing this course, participants will be able to: Discuss the scope and severity of the opioid crisis. Summarize the relationship between workplace injuries and illnesses, working conditions, and opioid use disorder. Identify risks of occupational exposure and potential steps for prevention and response. List actions that might be taken at the workplace to prevent and respond to opioid use, misuse, and addiction.

Features:
The goal of the course is to provide an evidence-based worker awareness training program that identifies and addresses workplace risk factors and solutions for opioid use, misuse, and addiction.

Notes:
This course is Offered through Zoom- Virtual Learning Platform.

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Fee: $0.00

Offered through Zoom- Virtual Learning Platform

Offered through Zoom- Virtual Learning Platform

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