Session: Dealing with Recreational and Medical Cannabis in the Workplace
Presenter: Dr. Jonathan W. Davids, MD, CCFP, FCFP, CCBOM, MRO (AAMRO), DIP. SPORT MED.
This session, sponsored by DriverCheck, discusses the following:
Impacts of cannabis on safety sensitive work
Challenges of medical cannabis in safety sensitive workplaces
Canadian Workplace Approaches
What do the numbers say? Drug testing results before and after legalization
Drug testing - what are our options and what are Canadians doing now?
Dr. Davids is the Corporate Medical Director for DriverCheck Inc. He received his MD and completed a residency in Family Medicine at McMaster University, and is trained and Board certified in Occupational Medicine and Family Medicine. Dr. Davids is a certified Medical Review Officer for workplace drug and alcohol testing, and holds subspecialties in Sport and Exercise Medicine, and Diving & Hyperbaric Medicine.
Practicing Occupational Medicine for over 20 years, he initially worked as a Medical Officer with the Department of National Defence, and then as a Corporate Medical Advisor and Medical Director for organizations in the retail and manufacturing industries, policing, healthcare, and education, and is a designated Marine Medical Examiner with Transport Canada.
He is an experienced leader in policy development for substance use in the workplace, determination of Fitness-for-duty, Workplace Mental Health and Psychological Health & Safety, disability case management, and workplace accommodation. In his spare time he enjoys travelling with his family, sailing, riding his motorcycle, and spending time with his Olde English Pocket Beagle, Charlie.