Surgent's Reasonable Suspicion (REAS)

Course Details


Wednesday, July 22, 2020

7:00am – 8:00am

Field of Study


Course Number


CPE Credit

1 hour CPE credit

Level of Knowledge



Surgent McCoy CPE, LLC




Given the opioid epidemic and the legalization of medical and recreational marijuana in a growing number of states, many employers are concerned about the impact drugs and alcohol may be having on the safety and security of their workplaces. Reasonable suspicion testing is among the best ways for employers to identify whether an employee is under the influence of drugs or alcohol while working. This webinar explores what managers and supervisors need to know to implement a Reasonable Suspicion Testing Policy.


  • The psychosocial, physiological, and behavioral aspects of drug and alcohol abuse in the workplace
  • The impact of drug and alcohol abuse on workplace safety
  • The possible connection between performance issues and drug or alcohol abuse
  • The role of documentation in reasonable suspicion testing
  • Confidentiality concerns in the testing process


  • Recognize the signs and symptoms of drug and alcohol use, including withdrawal symptoms
  • Understand how to help enforce the company’s drug and alcohol abuse policy through reasonable suspicion testing
  • Explain the steps for observing, documenting, interviewing, and referring employees for testing based upon reasonable suspicion

Designed For

Human resources professionals and managers

Course Pricing

Member Fee

Applicable if you are a HSCPA member in good standing.

Non-Member Fee

Applicable if you are not a HSCPA member.

Your Price $64.00

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