Drug and Alcohol Policies and Testing 2020 - 13 October 2020 (On Demand)


Reduce the risk associated with use of drugs and alcohol

Manage the risk of drugs and alcohol in your business.

Poor concentration, carelessness and errors in judgment are more likely to occur when staff are under the influence.

Find out how drugs and alcohol affect staff performance and productivity, with higher rates of injuries and absenteeism.

Employers should consider drug and alcohol testing where there is a risk to health and safety.

In this practical webinar, discover the grounds for testing, the process if your employees’ results are positive, and what to include in your drug and alcohol workplace policies.

This webinar is essential for answering your questions around:

  • What is the law on drugs and alcohol testing?
  • What are the grounds for drug and alcohol testing?
  • What should you include in your policy?
  • What are the risks and effects of drugs and alcohol?
  • What drugs can you test for?
  • What can you do if your employee has a positive test or refuses to take a test?
  • When can you take a disciplinary process?


13 October 2020


  • In this webinar you will discover:
  • Who you can test for alcohol and drugs
  • Employer’s grounds for testing
  • What drugs you can test for
  • What to include in an alcohol and drug policy
  • What to do if there is a positive test or refusal to take a test
  • Legal considerations and case law


Business Owners, Managers, Human Resource Professionals, Team Leaders, Health and Safety personnel, and anyone who employs or manages staff, and needs to know about drug and alcohol testing and policies.


Julia Shallcrass, Employment Lawyer and Director, KiwiBoss Limited

1.5 CPD Hours

  • On Demand Event
    Complete online in your own time (Self-paced)
    • $215.00 excl. GST

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Our webinars operate on a 'one-connection-one-fee' basis so you can have your whole team participate for one cost effective price and claim CPD points.


All registrants to a live webinar will automatically be sent a recording at the end of that week along with a full transcript of the webinar, regardless of whether you attended or not.

Sole practitioners

A discount on webinars is available for sole practitioners. Please contact us at NZ‑learning@wolterskluwer.com to confirm eligibility.