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Reasonable Suspicion Drug and Alcohol Supervisor Training 2021

MMA, MTMIC, the drug and alcohol testing experts at Allied Safety Consulting and the employment law professionals at the Honigman Law Firm are partnering to help employers protect themselves and their employees from the risks and liabilities related to the use and abuse of drugs in the workplace.

Register today to discover:

  • Signs and symptoms of alcohol and drug use and abuse
  • How to approach an employee
  • What you can and cannot say in workplace circumstances
  • Specimen collection procedures and lab review
  • Proper documentation
  • Your options for off-the-clock recreational marijuana use
  • Legal issues with reasonable suspicion determinations and employee disclosures
Dates, Locations and Times
  • Tuesday, June 15, 2021
    In-Person & Livestream (choose when registering)
    9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (registration begins at 8:30 a.m.)
    Crystal Gardens Howell, 5768 E. Grand River Ave., Howell
  • Tuesday, June 22, 2021
    CANCELED

Space is limited; register early.

Pricing & Registration
  • $75/person for MMA Members and MTMIC policyholders*
  • $100/person for MMA Insurance and Future Members
  • $60 for Livestream only
  • Boxed lunch included for in-person.
  • Online: Use buttons above to select date, time and location
  • Phone: 517-487-8521
  • E-mail: martin@mimfg.org

*Policyholders, use code MTMIC21 to receive discounted rate.

47%

of workplace accidents that result in serious injury involve the use of drugs and alcohol*

40%

of workplace accidents that end in death involve the use of drugs and alcohol*

3.5X

Employees who abuse drugs are more than 3.5 times more likely to have an accident on the job and 5 times more likely to have an off-the-job accident that impacts workplace performance*

9%

Nationally, almost 9% of working adults have a substance use disorder**

75%

Over 75% of employers have been affected by employee opioid use**

2X

Health care costs for employees with a substance use disorder are almost double the average**

5 Wks

Lost Productivity and Absenteeism: Workers with substance abuse disorders miss an average of nearly 5 weeks per year of work; two more weeks than their peers**

Lori Schuck BarresiLori Schuck Barresi
Owner • Allied Safety Consulting

Lori has worked in the field of occupational health since 1987 as a sales and operations director for multiple health centers. In 2002, she opened a Third Party Administrator of drug testing programs until 2017 which served over 1,500 businesses consisting of manufacturers and transportation companies in 48 states. She currently serves as an expert witness in unemployement hearings and litigation cases. Lori is an expert on drug and alcohol testing, The Drug Free Workplace as well as the Department of Transportation (DOT) which include controlled substance guidelines. She has authored hundreds of drug and alcohol policies for both DOT and non-DOT industries. As the owner of Allied Safety Consultants, Lori provides customized substance abuse policy development as well as Reasonable Suspicion Training certification for supervisors. She has been providing Reasonable Suspicion Training certifcations for over 25 years to thousands of supervisors from hundreds of companies nationwide. Lori is the Past President of the Transportation Club of Detroit and a current active member, Past President of the Michigan Trucking Association Safety Council and Board Member for over 25 years.

Matthew RadlerMatthew Radler
Partner • Honigman

Matthew is a labor and employment attorney who focuses his practice on wage and hour matters and assists in litigating noncompete, trade secret and employment dispute matters. He counsels clients through various stages of pretrial litigation on employment discrimination, retaliation, and whistleblower cases, including settlement, pleadings, discovery, and summary judgment. Matt assists in litigating individual plaintiff and collective action wage and hour disputes under federal and state laws. He drafts and reviews employment agreements and related contracts, including non-compete and separation agreements. Matt also assists in counseling clients on compliance with an array of federal, state and municipal laws governing wages, working conditions, civil rights, and enforcement of restrictive covenants.

Megan BrownMegan Brown, ARM, CWCP, CAWC
Vice President of Sales & Marketing • MTMIC

Megan has been working in the fields of insurance and occupational health since 1992 as a multi-department manager and marketing professional. Her experience includes marketing workers’ compensation insurance, clinical, health, wellness and safety services to businesses throughout Michigan. She has completed five marathons.

David WorthamsDavid Worthams
Director of Human Resource Policy • MMA

David focuses on human resource policy issues such as health care and talent. His remarkable experience and well-regarded reputation serve members well as the industry continues to innovate, invest and create jobs and opportunities.

Delaney McKinleyDelaney McKinley
Vice President of Membership, Marketing & Events • MMA

As a former MMA lobbyist, Delaney has a unique perspective on the issues directly affecting Michigan manufacturers. Her unique background and ability to engage staff, members and stakeholders serve her well in her role as MMA’s lead for membership, communication and educational offerings.

The 2021 Reasonable Suspicion Drug and Alcohol Supervisor Training will adhere to all applicable safety guidelines including limitations on in-person registration, social distancing and enhanced sanitization.

Attendees are asked to observe safety protocols. In accordance with the MDHHS Emergency Order issued 5/14/21, individuals are required to wear a face mask unless they are fully vaccinated or otherwise exempted from the state face mask requirement.

 

MMA is committed to providing a safe, productive and welcoming environment for all meeting participants and MMA staff. All participants are expected to abide by the Meeting Policies and Virtual Programs Code of Conduct which apply to all MMA meeting-related events, including those sponsored by organizations other than MMA but held in conjunction with MMA events, in public or private facilities and/or public or private platforms. Please see the full MMA Event Policies for details including cancelation, recording consent, behavior expectations and more.

Contact Sarah Martin

Sarah MartinEvents Coordinator
Call 517-487-8521
E-mail martin@mimfg.org

MMA, MTMIC, the drug and alcohol testing experts at Allied Safety Consulting and the employment law professionals at the Honigman Law Firm are partnering to help employers protect themselves and their employees from the risks and liabilities related to the use and abuse of drugs in the workplace.

Register today to discover:

  • Signs and symptoms of alcohol and drug use and abuse
  • How to approach an employee
  • What you can and cannot say in workplace circumstances
  • Specimen collection procedures and lab review
  • Proper documentation
  • Your options for off-the-clock recreational marijuana use
  • Legal issues with reasonable suspicion determinations and employee disclosures
Dates, Locations and Times
  • Tuesday, June 15, 2021
    In-Person & Livestream (choose when registering)
    9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (registration begins at 8:30 a.m.)
    Crystal Gardens Howell, 5768 E. Grand River Ave., Howell
  • Tuesday, June 22, 2021
    CANCELED

Space is limited; register early.

Pricing & Registration
  • $75/person for MMA Members and MTMIC policyholders*
  • $100/person for MMA Insurance and Future Members
  • $60 for Livestream only
  • Boxed lunch included for in-person.
  • Online: Use buttons above to select date, time and location
  • Phone: 517-487-8521
  • E-mail: martin@mimfg.org

*Policyholders, use code MTMIC21 to receive discounted rate.

47%

of workplace accidents that result in serious injury involve the use of drugs and alcohol*

40%

of workplace accidents that end in death involve the use of drugs and alcohol*

3.5X

Employees who abuse drugs are more than 3.5 times more likely to have an accident on the job and 5 times more likely to have an off-the-job accident that impacts workplace performance*

9%

Nationally, almost 9% of working adults have a substance use disorder**

75%

Over 75% of employers have been affected by employee opioid use**

2X

Health care costs for employees with a substance use disorder are almost double the average**

5 Wks

Lost Productivity and Absenteeism: Workers with substance abuse disorders miss an average of nearly 5 weeks per year of work; two more weeks than their peers**

Lori Schuck BarresiLori Schuck Barresi
Owner • Allied Safety Consulting

Lori has worked in the field of occupational health since 1987 as a sales and operations director for multiple health centers. In 2002, she opened a Third Party Administrator of drug testing programs until 2017 which served over 1,500 businesses consisting of manufacturers and transportation companies in 48 states. She currently serves as an expert witness in unemployement hearings and litigation cases. Lori is an expert on drug and alcohol testing, The Drug Free Workplace as well as the Department of Transportation (DOT) which include controlled substance guidelines. She has authored hundreds of drug and alcohol policies for both DOT and non-DOT industries. As the owner of Allied Safety Consultants, Lori provides customized substance abuse policy development as well as Reasonable Suspicion Training certification for supervisors. She has been providing Reasonable Suspicion Training certifcations for over 25 years to thousands of supervisors from hundreds of companies nationwide. Lori is the Past President of the Transportation Club of Detroit and a current active member, Past President of the Michigan Trucking Association Safety Council and Board Member for over 25 years.

Matthew RadlerMatthew Radler
Partner • Honigman

Matthew is a labor and employment attorney who focuses his practice on wage and hour matters and assists in litigating noncompete, trade secret and employment dispute matters. He counsels clients through various stages of pretrial litigation on employment discrimination, retaliation, and whistleblower cases, including settlement, pleadings, discovery, and summary judgment. Matt assists in litigating individual plaintiff and collective action wage and hour disputes under federal and state laws. He drafts and reviews employment agreements and related contracts, including non-compete and separation agreements. Matt also assists in counseling clients on compliance with an array of federal, state and municipal laws governing wages, working conditions, civil rights, and enforcement of restrictive covenants.

Megan BrownMegan Brown, ARM, CWCP, CAWC
Vice President of Sales & Marketing • MTMIC

Megan has been working in the fields of insurance and occupational health since 1992 as a multi-department manager and marketing professional. Her experience includes marketing workers’ compensation insurance, clinical, health, wellness and safety services to businesses throughout Michigan. She has completed five marathons.

David WorthamsDavid Worthams
Director of Human Resource Policy • MMA

David focuses on human resource policy issues such as health care and talent. His remarkable experience and well-regarded reputation serve members well as the industry continues to innovate, invest and create jobs and opportunities.

Delaney McKinleyDelaney McKinley
Vice President of Membership, Marketing & Events • MMA

As a former MMA lobbyist, Delaney has a unique perspective on the issues directly affecting Michigan manufacturers. Her unique background and ability to engage staff, members and stakeholders serve her well in her role as MMA’s lead for membership, communication and educational offerings.

The 2021 Reasonable Suspicion Drug and Alcohol Supervisor Training will adhere to all applicable safety guidelines including limitations on in-person registration, social distancing and enhanced sanitization.

Attendees are asked to observe safety protocols. In accordance with the MDHHS Emergency Order issued 5/14/21, individuals are required to wear a face mask unless they are fully vaccinated or otherwise exempted from the state face mask requirement.

 

MMA is committed to providing a safe, productive and welcoming environment for all meeting participants and MMA staff. All participants are expected to abide by the Meeting Policies and Virtual Programs Code of Conduct which apply to all MMA meeting-related events, including those sponsored by organizations other than MMA but held in conjunction with MMA events, in public or private facilities and/or public or private platforms. Please see the full MMA Event Policies for details including cancelation, recording consent, behavior expectations and more.

Contact Sarah Martin

Sarah MartinEvents Coordinator
Call 517-487-8521
E-mail martin@mimfg.org