Employee injuries, absences, and workers compensation costs are just some of the consequences of employee drug use. The U.S. Department of Labor shows that 9% of workers employed full-time use drugs or alcohol. There are many realized benefits from implementing, and maintaining a drug free workplace program. One of the many benefits to the company for implementing the program is a credit applied on the workers compensation rating. Also, having a comprehensive program can help struggling employees seek help, improve productivity, increase morale, and improve health and safety in companies of all sizes. Maintaining a drug free workplace is a win-win for both the company, and it’s employees. To learn more about the 5 components of a drug free workplace program, please click here.