Presentation Title

Opioids in the Workplace

 
About the Presentation

The Opioid crisis isn’t just a social problem. Opioids in the work place is a serious safety concern. Find out what employers need to know about drug screening, noticing habits, legal ramifications, documentation and what to do if you have a medical emergency related to a drug overdose at work.

 
Presenter

Carolyn (Beth) Helberg PA-C, Physician Assistant, WORKNET, Occupational Medicine

 
Presenter Biography

Carolyn (Beth, please) Helberg, PA-C is a certified physician assistant who partners with WorkNet Occupational Medicine and workplaces to provide superior care for employees.  Practicing in both Occupational and Emergency Medicine, Carolyn firmly believes that excellent care for workers is in the best interests of both patients and employers. In addition to her passion for people and medicine, her interests include fiber arts, home improvement, culturing artisanal vegan cheeses and Tae Kwon Do, in which she holds a black belt.

 
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James F. Devine, Esquire, Employment Law, Cipriani and Werner Law Firm  
Presenter Biography

James F. Devine is a partner at Cipriani & Werner Law Firm’s Lancaster office.  With almost 25 years of litigation experience, he concentrates his practice in workers' compensation and employment law matters.  His broad range of experience includes handling cases involving the interplay between the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act and employment law concerns surrounding discipline and discharge and drug and alcohol abuse.  Mr. Devine also has extensive experience defending employers in EEOC and PHRC claims.