Tag Archives: impairment

Drug Testing In Your Hybrid Workplace

Prioritizing employee well-being is paramount, regardless of the actual environment in which that work takes place. One proactive measure to ensure a safe working environment is drug testing. However, implementing drug testing requires discretion and adherence to legal and ethical considerations, no matter the setting.

Drug use can impair performance,...

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A Refresher on Maintaining a Robust Workplace Drug Policy

In the pursuit of fostering a safe and healthy work environment, implementing a comprehensive drug-free workplace policy is a pivotal step for employers. The nuances of these policies may vary, yet a common thread emerges – a staunch prohibition against alcohol consumption or illicit drug use or the misuse of prescription medications, especially...

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Navigating Marijuana Policies in the Workplace

As medical and recreational marijuana gain legal ground in more states, employers are taking a fresh look at their nationwide drug and alcohol policies. Yet, despite shifts in state-level regulations, marijuana retains its federal Schedule I classification. This introduces safety concerns for employers, as employees using marijuana could potentially arrive at work impaired,...

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Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs) during #RecoveryMonth

Substance use disorders are intricate challenges that reverberate throughout an organization. Through the implementation of EAPs, companies have the opportunity to cultivate a culture of care, compassion, and well-being within their ranks, ultimately fostering healthier and more productive workplaces. As we observe National Recovery Month, let us remember that recovery is not just a possibility—it's a reality that can be achieved with the right support systems in place.
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Employer Awareness: Microdosing at Work?

Regardless of personal feelings, drug use in the workplace -- whether that workplace is an office, at home, or representing a company in the greater public -- is problematic. Those who misuse drugs are 10 times more likely to miss work, and 4 times more likely to cause a work-related accident.
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