The Rutgers Center for Public Health Workforce Development is happy to offer a new online training program – Opioids in the Workplace: Awareness. This one-hour training is free, entirely web based and can be accessed anytime via internet browser. This training was developed based on the NIEHS Worker Training Program’s Opioids and the Workplace Training Tool.
This course is designed for all working people, especially workers and employers who may be impacted by the opioid crisis, and provides an evidence-based worker training program. Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Discuss the scope and severity of the opioid crisis.
- Summarize the relationship between workplace injuries and illnesses, working conditions and opioid use disorder.
- List actions that might be taken at the workplace to prevent and respond to opioid use and misuse.
This training is web based and self-paced, it can be started at any time (please note once you begin, you must complete the training without exiting the page). At the end of the training, participants will receive a certificate of completion.
Access the training at https://go.rutgers.edu/OpioidTraining