The report details which industry have the highest percentage of drug users (food service) and alcohol abusers (construction), and which have the lowest (teachers and social service workers). It also details the reasons why these individuals are harmful to an employer and their fellow employees from financial and safety aspects.
If your company does not have a drug policy, it should. Take the initiative to start the process to get one in place. It is the best way to protect your company and its employees, whether they use drugs or not. You can set up an Employee Assistance Plan to help any employees that want help.
If you need help setting up your policy, consider the government helpline 1-800-Workplace (1-800-967-5752). Other information sources to consider include:
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