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Our organisation is deeply committed to fostering a safe, sustainable workplace that is grounded in evidence-based research and development. We recognise the invaluable contributions of industry professionals and associations in shaping best practices and promoting continuous improvement. Through our comprehensive programs, we integrate the latest findings and insights from research conducted by esteemed professionals and industry associations. By staying at the forefront of advancements in our field, we ensure that our offerings align with the most up-to-date knowledge and expertise. By collaborating with industry professionals and associations, we continuously refine our programs to meet the evolving needs of the workforce. We actively seek their guidance and expertise to inform our curriculum, ensuring its relevance and effectiveness. By incorporating evidence-based research and development, we empower participants with cutting-edge knowledge and equip them with practical tools to navigate the challenges of the modern workplace. This approach not only enhances individual performance and well-being but also contributes to the overall success and sustainability of organisations. We firmly believe that a culture of continuous learning and improvement, driven by evidence-based practices, sets the stage for a thriving work environment. By embracing the insights provided by industry professionals and associations, we create a dynamic learning experience that maximises the potential for success and growth.
ALCOHOL & DRUGS
Ensuring a Safe Workplace: Fulfilling Your Duty of Care as an Employer
As an employer, your obligation to provide a safe workplace for your employees is paramount. Demonstrating leadership and caring for your staff not only fulfils your duty of care but also reaps numerous benefits. The costs associated with staff turnover, accidents, absenteeism, illness, mental health issues, staff conflicts, and bullying can all disrupt employee performance and impact your organisation’s bottom line.
Is your Alcohol and Drug workplace policy actively implemented? Do all employees possess the knowledge and confidence to report incidents promptly? A well-communicated and enforced policy can help create a secure and supportive work environment while minimising potential risks.
Investing in proactive measures such as comprehensive training, education, and awareness programs equips your employees with the necessary tools to uphold safety standards and identify potential issues. By fostering a culture of openness and accountability, you promote employee well-being, mitigate risks, and enhance overall organisational performance.
By prioritising a safe and healthy workplace, you not only protect your employees but also foster a positive work environment conducive to productivity, engagement, and satisfaction. Embracing your duty of care sets the foundation for a thriving workforce and establishes your organisation as a leader in employee welfare.
Addressing sexual harassment, assault, and bullying in the workplace |
It is an unfortunate reality that sexual harassment, assault, and bullying persist in many workplaces. In a significant number of cases, the presence of alcohol and drugs exacerbates these issues. However, in today’s society, such behaviours are no longer acceptable.
Recognising the urgency of this matter, the new Respect@Work policy has been introduced to combat and prevent these harmful behaviours. By promoting a culture of respect, equity, and safety, this policy aims to create positive change within society, communities, and the industry workforce.
The negative effects of sexual harassment, assault, and bullying extend far beyond the immediate victims. These actions undermine trust, erode morale, and hinder collaboration within the workplace. They also have detrimental consequences for individuals’ mental and emotional well-being, leading to decreased job satisfaction, increased absenteeism, and lower productivity.
By addressing the root causes of these behaviours, including the role of alcohol and drugs, the Respect@Work policy seeks to transform workplace environments into safe and inclusive spaces. It emphasises the importance of education, awareness, and prevention strategies to eradicate these behaviours at their core.
By adopting the principles of the Respect@Work policy, organisations contribute to building a society where everyone feels safe, valued, and respected. It not only enhances the well-being of employees but also strengthens the fabric of communities and improves the overall industry workforce. Through collective efforts and a commitment to change, we can foster a harmonious work environment that sets a positive example for others and paves the way for a more inclusive and equitable future.
The PRO and PRO + Courses
The courses have been developed to keep both employers, employees, and contractors better educated and informed about workplace expectations and the lifestyle dangers of drug use and workplace behaviour.
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You have a Duty of Care
Ensuring Transparency: Aiming for a Safer Workplace
In relation to the topic of AOD, the pursuit of a drug-free workplace, it is crucial to have visibility into the individuals you collaborate with. By being aware of your contractors and sub-contractors, you can foster a culture of safety and well-being. The completion of The Orange Card program by contractors showcases their commitment to contributing to a drug-free workforce and creating a more secure working environment.
It is essential to address the underlying issues that often lead to alcohol and drug consumption, such as mental health breakdowns. These challenges can result in detrimental effects like sexual harassment, bullying, anxiety, and depression. By proactively educating your workforce, you demonstrate a commitment to your clients and employees alike. By undertaking The Orange Card courses equips your staff with the knowledge and understanding to tackle these issues head-on.
The benefits extend beyond the workplace, as employees can take the acquired knowledge and understanding back to their communities. By investing in the education and development of your workforce, you contribute to the well-being of society at large.
By prioritising transparency and promoting a drug-free environment, you build trust, strengthen relationships, and create a safer workplace for all. Empower your workforce and make a meaningful commitment to your clients and employees by embarking on The Orange Card courses today.