Meeting in a Box - Impairment in the Workplace

The BC Public Service promotes safe and healthy workplaces that support employee well-being. Impairment in the workplace can affect workplace health, safety and operations and can come from many different sources, including:

  • Prescription drugs
  • Medications and over the counter drugs
  • Alcohol
  • Cannabis
  • Medical conditions
  • Illicit drugs
  • Fatigue

Meeting in a Box Guidelines

Managing Workplace Impairment

Employees and employers are responsible for being fit for duty and ensuring a safe and healthy workplace. Employees and supervisors are encouraged to focus on prevention through conversation and action. Meeting in a Box focuses on increasing awareness, empowering employees and promoting information and services to support safe and health workplaces in the BC Public Service.