Employers are rightfully concerned about the risks and costs
associated with the use of illegal drugs and alcohol in the
workplace. Not only does workplace drug and alcohol use increase
the likelihood of absenteeism, tardiness and poor performance, it
increases the likelihood of workplace accidents and injuries. Drug
and alcohol use also perpetuates attitude and morale problems.
Roofing contractors and other employers operating in industries
associated with significant safety hazards are particularly
vulnerable to these issues.
To protect your workplace from issues associated with drug and
alcohol use, consider implementing drug and alcohol
testing—but do so in a lawful manner.
Employers test for drug and alcohol use for a myriad of...
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