abuse is a huge, worldwide problem. In the United States
alone there are over 50 million binge drinkers, 17 million
illegal drug users and almost 15 million people who abuse
prescription drugs. Most substance abusers have jobs.
In fact, it is estimated that one out of every ten workers
has a substance abuse problem. An employee with an alcohol
or drug problem can decrease productivity, create a hostile
work environment and damage a company's good name. Worst
of all, the actions of a worker who is "under the influence"
can completely undermine a company's efforts to keep people
second in a two-part series on dealing with drug and alcohol
abuse in the workplace, SafetyManager’s “Dealing with
Drug and Alcohol Abuse for Managers and Supervisors” discusses
the various forms of substance abuse that are typically
found in the workplace, how managers and supervisors can
detect substance-abuse problems, and what they should
and shouldn’t do if they discover a worker with a substance-
abuse problem. The program comes with a comprehensive
leader's guide, reproducible scheduling & attendance form,
employee quiz, training certificate and training log.
covered in this program include:
substance abuse can affect a workplace.
and regulations related to substance abuse.
to help create an alcohol and drug-free workplace.
role of education and testing in preventing substance
on-the-job substance abuse.
to handle substance abuse situations.
scheduling & attendance form.
Training certificate and Training log.