Drugs and Alcohol Part 2: The Facts About Stimulants

CE Credits Hours: 0.04


Course Objectives

 Recognize the definition of a stimulant;

 Identify the physical and mental effects stimulants have on an individual;

 Recognize common names for cocaine, amphetamines and methamphetamines;

 Recognize any interactions that stimulants may have with other medications and drugs

Course Description

Stimulant drugs speed up the body's systems. Users may feel great due to short-term performance-enhancing and euphoric effects. However, long-term abuse of these drugs can have significant consequences. This course provides facts about commonly abused stimulants such as caffeine, nicotine, cocaine and amphetamines. The physical, mental and emotional effects they have on workers are also discussed. Ideal learners are all employees, including managers and supervisors.

Regulations/Board Approvals

DOT FMCSA 49 CFR Part 382 - Controlled Substances and Alcohol Use and Testing;

OSHA General Duty Clause - Section 5(a)(1);

OSHA Act of 1970

This course is provided in partnership with UL Solutions
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