Importance Of Drug And Alcohol Policy In The Workplace

This 2 minute safety training video covers: What is the importance of employee assistance program (EAPs), managers and supervisors training on preventing and dealing with substance abuse, who are covered by company's written drug and alcohol policy, what does company's drug and alcohol policy states, what are the components of company’s drug and alcohol policy, what are the consequences for breaking company’s rules, where should managers report alcohol and drug abuse situations.

Video Transcript

Your organization’s drug and alcohol policy mirrors the federal alcohol and drug free workplace act of 1988, what does it mean to you? Your workplace must be free from alcohol and drugs, you can’t bring it to work and show up in the workplace under the influence. To ensure the safety and health of everyone at the workplace most employers have adopted alcohol and drug policy that forbids any employee from reporting for duty, or remaining on duty, when under the influence of alcohol or other drugs.