AIRDRIE COMMUNITY EVENTS CALENDAR
The Opioid Crisis – Is Your Business Ready?
March 20 2019 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
The opioid epidemic is getting worse, and it’s only a matter of time before it will affect your business. Employee use of narcotic prescription drugs is common. It’s not unusual for a business to experience increased employee absences and a loss of productivity. There is also a risk of having an issue with a customer.
The presentation will discuss how a business can plan to deal with issues related to the opioid crisis. Areas covered will include education about principles of harm reduction, strategies to establish policies and training in the workplace, and how to deal with an immediate crisis situation at your business. Naloxone overdose kits will be discussed and how they potentially fit into a company first aid kit.
Speakers: Jason Kmet and Douglas Owoo, Pharmacists at PolarisTravel Clinic and Pharmacy.