Drug And Alcohol Testing: Effective Strategies That Protect Your Company And Your Employees
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Alcohol and drug abuse cost American businesses about $100 billion in lost productivity each year, and are contributing factors in countless workplace accidents and fatalities. Substance abuse on the job poses hazards not only to the users themselves, but also to other employees (and sometimes customers as well).
An effective drug and alcohol testing program is one of an employer's best weapons, but making sure you abide by the requirements of various state and federal laws can get tremendously complicated. How can you establish an effective program that doesn't cause potential legal headaches down the road?
By attending our webinar you will learn:
- The various laws you must consider when developing a drug and alcohol testing program
- How to assess your existing program to determine – and fix - potential gaps
- Best practices for on-the-job drug and alcohol testing
- What should you include in your substance abuse prevention policy
- How to make sure that employee privacy rights are properly addressed
- The pros and cons of a "zero-tolerance" policy
- Testing considerations—pre-employment, routine, random, and following an accident
- The legal strategies and remedies you should you consider if you're threatened with a lawsuit
About your Speaker:
Adele Abrams, Esq., CMSP, is an attorney and safety professional who is recognized as a national expert on occupational safety and health. She heads a nine-attorney firm that represents employers and contractors nationwide in OSHA and MSHA litigation, and provides safety and health training, auditing, and consultation services. She is a Certified Mine Safety Professional, and a Department of Labor–approved trainer. She is also a professional member of the American Society of Safety Engineers, and is co-author of several safety-related textbooks. She is chair of the National Safety Council's Business &Industry Division committee on regulatory and legal affairs. She is admitted to the Bars of MD, DC and PA, as well as multiple federal courts including the US Supreme Court.
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