Drug and alcohol testing is a vital component of most organizations’ safety program. They recognize that substance abuse may lead to injury to not only the employee but to other staff members as well as customers.
The opportunities for loss may be reflected not only in workforce productivity, but in health care costs, accidents, worker’s comp costs, and absenteeism – all of which significantly may impact the organizations’ bottom line.
Here’s a look at the cumulative effect of drug and alcohol abuse in the American workplace.
The evidence may compel your organization – if it is not already doing so – to conduct frequent random drug tests beyond the initial hiring process, to ensure your company is operating as efficiently and as safely as possible.
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