are the risks of not drug testing?
How can you judge if your organization will benefit from a
drug-free workplace program? The following information can
help you assess the risks, costs, and benefits in relation to
your own needs and resources.
are the risks?
Consider for a moment a variety of scenarios in which a
substance abuser might affect your workplace:
certain employees perform key functions of the organization?
monitoring essential equipment such as computers, etc.
or Customer Service agents representing the company
have employees in "Safety Sensitive" jobs?
a place of public entry, such as a security checkpoint.
have employees in "Security Sensitive" jobs?
for inventory or stock.
for ideas, products, plans, and proprietary material.
for financial accounting or cash.
for confidential documents.
you afford to lose a valuable employee who is in trouble?
the loss of the employee affect this year's productivity and
much will it cost to recruit, hire, and train someone new?
do you predict would happen to production and client
satisfaction if an alcohol or other drug abuse problem goes
employers, one accident, one major financial problem, or one
breach of confidentiality can place the entire operation in
jeopardy. If someone in your workforce is not fit to
perform his or her job because of alcohol or other drug abuse,
the risks may be significant.
IHSN helps employers
reduce these risks by providing drug
and alcohol testing programs that lessen the employer's exposure
to risks from substance abuse. We're here to help
you. If you have any questions, please call us at
(800) 880-4444. We would be happy to
answer your questions and help you get your program started today!
IHSN's Drug Testing Essentials