The Employer and the Opiate Crisis

Workplace drug use is on the rise. Employee drug abuse impairs employees’ ability to function correctly, resulting in increased safety risk and lost productivity. In the United States, about 70% of drug users consumed illicit opioids on the job. The biggest problems show up in the food & beverage, construction, transportation, and healthcare industries. Sometimes [...]

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What You Probably Don’t Know About Opioids in the Workplace

"Drug overdoses, predominately from opioids, now exceed car crashes as the leading cause of unintentional death."  --National Safety Council In its publication “The proactive role employers can take: OPIOIDS IN THE WORKPLACE,” The National Safety Council describes, “a disturbing trend [which] has been emerging in the workplace, and it is driven by the use and [...]