Check out our videos sharing drug-free workplace program hints, tips and sketches. Whether talking about random drug testing pools, party planning or general information about alcohol and other drugs, Working Partners® staff and friends share information to help you effectively operate a drug-free workplace program.
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The more an employee knows, the less likely they are to violate your company’s policy. Employee education is important when it comes to your business. It’ll save you time and money in the long run. Katie talks about a few ways employee education can prevent substance-related problems in the workplace.
An Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a valuable element of a drug-free workplace program. Besides being a pre-identified resource for employers to send employees to for chemical dependency assessments, EAPs can also be a great tool for employees to use when they need help managing virtually any difficult life situation. Hear how Working Partners® Karen […]
Getting a negative dilute test result doesn’t necessarily mean your employee is trying to cheat the test. There are a few reasons someone might get that result. Knowing why it happens and what to do IF it happens will help avoid confusion if the test results come back “negative dilute”.
How does your company decide who gets sent for a random drug test? Drawing a name out of a fishbowl until you get someone you can afford to send isn’t the answer. Neither is the scene in this video. Working Partners® Jim D. and Katie review how to keep random drug tests random and demonstration another use […]
If you’re considering the Drug-Free Safety Program, you might be weighing the cost v.s. the reward. Get to know some of the real numbers to consider, that might surprise you, but will show you exactly how much enrolling in the DFSP can impact your bottom line.
Popular around the holidays, company sponsored parties are a great way to build camaraderie among coworkers and to have a good time. But planning these parties can be tricky, especially when alcohol is involved. Working Partners® Karen offers some tips and ideas to consider for your next party.
Drug-Free Safety Program deadlines don’t have to be stressful! By implementing the four simple “tricks” mentioned in the video, you’ll save time and feel prepared when it comes time to submit your Annual Report.
Do you bid or work on state jobs (in Ohio)? Do you use subcontractors to help complete these state projects? If so, not only do you need to run a drug-free workplace program, but you need to make sure your subcontractors are drug-free too. Join Working Partners® Scott and Jim M. as they hang out […]
Drinking alcohol during company organized/sponsored social events is usually permitted by drug-free workplace policies. However, just because employees are “off the clock” doesn’t mean they can do whatever they want at these events. Nor does it mean that an employer can’t be held liable for something an “off the clock” employee does at these events. […]
Spring is a popular time to air things out and clean-up items that have accumulated during a long cold winter. It is also a great time to air-out/review your drug-free workplace program. Working Partners® Karen and Scott offer five tips to help make sure your program is running as smoothly as it possibly can.
Alcohol testing can be a bit tricky. Find out why you shouldn’t test for alcohol in all the same circumstances you test for other drugs, e.g., pre-employment, random and post-accident, and why alcohol isn’t screened for in a typical urine drug test.