Marijuana & COVID Concerns in the Workplace

What should employers do when job candidates refuse to go to a clinic for a drug test because they are afraid of being exposed to COVID-19? Can employers make COVID-19 vaccinations mandatory for their workers? Which states have been impacted by new marijuana legislation in the recent election?

As the coronavirus continues, employers are faced with mixed messages and significant challenges when trying to maintain safe working conditions and administer drug-free workplace initiatives. In some states, cannabis sales have hit record highs, as people are trying to find ways to alleviate the stress and anxiety associated with the pandemic. Is drug testing still a priority for employers?

Join us Thursday, April 22nd, as Dr. Todd Simo provides answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about marijuana and the new COVID-19 vaccines and testing. Get the information you need to effectively navigate drug testing in 2021.

Topics Covered:

Marijuana Update

  • State specific rules
  • Recommendations for policy considerations
  • Best practices for state with decriminalized marijuana
  • CBD use and testing

COVID-19 Update

  • CDC update
  • Vaccine info and employement decisions
  • Differences in vaccines - how they work
  • COVID testing options
  • Evolving technologies for COVID management
Thursday, April 22, 2021
4:00 pm - 4:00 pm PST

Featured Speakers

Dr. Todd Simo Dr. Todd Simo
Chief Medical Officer & Managing Director of Transportation, HireRight
Dr. Todd Simo currently serves as the Chief Medical Officer and Managing Director of Transportation at HireRight. He came to HireRight with a decade of experience in the medical consulting arena. Prior to HireRight, he was the Medical Director of an occupational health clinic in Virginia and owned a consulting firm providing medical director service to multiple companies located throughout the country. In that capacity, he established multiple customer specific health and drug screening services. In his current position, he oversees HireRight's medical department.