Substance Use and Safety in the Workplace

 November 2, 2007
8:45 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.


University Place

Portland State University
310 SW Lincoln St.
Portland, Oregon
Sponsored by: CROET and Portland State University Occupational Health Psychology Program

Target Audience: Unions, Community-Based Groups, State and Local Agencies, Placement Companies and Agencies, Small Business Owners, Community Clinic & Health Service Providers, Safety and Human Resource Professionals, Contractors.

Registration Information

Symposium fee is $60 if received by October 26, 2007. Fee is $75 if received after October 26, 2007.

Reduced registration fee is $25 for Oregon state government agencies, labor unions, companies with fewer than 25 employees, and students if received by October 26, 2007.

Parking is included in the registration fee. Details will be provided after you register.

Register online, or print this flyer, complete and send to the address shown on it.

Workshop Presentations

8:45 - 9:10 Registration & Refreshments
9:10 - 9:15 Introduction
9:15 - 10:00 Effective Drug Free Workplace Programs in a Labor-Management Environment
Tim Gauthier, B.S.
Executive Manager, Oregon-Columbia Chapter of N.E.C.A., Portland, Oregon
10:00 - 10:15 Break
10:15 - 11:15 Cooperative Programs: Legal Issues for Labor & Management
Paula Barran, Ph.D., LLB., M.B.A.
Partner, Barran Liebman Attorneys, Portland, Oregon
11:15 - 12:15 Organizational Health and the Prevention of Addidtion: A Time for Collaborative Leadership (Word format)
Joel B. Bennett, Ph.D.
President, Organizational Wellness & Learning Systems, Fort Worth, Texas
12:15 - 1:00 Lunch
1:00 - 2:00 Strategies for Implementing Drug Free Workplace Programs
Jerry Gjesvold, B.S.
Manager of Employer Services, Serenity Lane, Eugene, Oregon
2:00 - 3:00 Panel and Audience Discussion
Moderated by Robert R. Sinclair, Ph.D., Portland State University
3:00 Adjourn


Certification Maintenance Credit

This Course has been awarded 0.5 Safety CM Points by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene. Approval number will be made available at the Symposium.