Drug & Alcohol Abuse in the Workplace SS9201AE (10 Min.)
Many employees suffer and struggle to perform to their full potential due to the effects of substance abuse. Employees with substance abuse issues are less productive, use more sick days, are more likely to injure themselves or file worker’s compensation claims. They’re also more likely to perceive their jobs negatively, have problems with superiors, and make mistakes. The worst part? It won’t just go away by itself.
Most people understand that the abuse of alcohol and illicit drugs are persistent issues in society. What some may not fully understand is how this abuse affects the workplace and how the workplace may affect substance abuse. This program provides insight to this problem and what each individual can do to help.