Category Archives: DFWP

Behind the Wheel at Work

The National Institute on Occupational Safety and Health Center for Motor Vehicle Safety an overview of marijuana, its science, and its effects on workplace driving.
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Tobacco-Free Workplace Benefits

Tobacco-free workplaces protect all employees from the harms of secondhand smoke and can motivate persons who currently use tobacco to stop or decrease its use. Employers that take the steps to implement a tobacco-free policy can reduce the impacts to both employees and their business.
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Employer Practices Give Positive Investment

There are a number of strategies employers may use to mitigate risk of marijuana, or any substance use, in the workplace, whether on the road, in the warehouse or the office. These practices need not cost the company considerable time or money to implement or be effective.
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Drug and Alcohol Testing

Drug and Alcohol Testing

Is drug and alcohol testing legal? YES! Legally Sensitive Areas:
  • Safeguard employee’s confidentiality
  • Ensure the policy is clearly communicated
  • Establish procedures to thoroughly investigate alleged violations
  • Ensure quality control and confirmation of positive tests
  • Conform to union contracts, if applicable

Typical Testing Situations

Each employee, as a condition of employment, may be required to participate...

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