Importance of drug-free workplace

Alcohol and drug use in the workplace can adversely affect the ability of your business to provide quality services to customers.

  • Over 98% of Fortune 500 companies have Drug Free Workplace policies.
  • Approximately 75% of drug users in the United States are employed.
  • Companies who have a drug testing programs have a lower incidence of on-the job injuries (a reduction of 51% within two years of initiation).
  • United States government estimates that drug abuse cost employers 75 -100 Billon in lost productivity, up to 1/3 less productive!
  • Increase Medical Insurance Cost up to 200% and increased absenteeism, by 16%!
  • Possible denial of Workers’ Compensation benefits and drug user are more likely to file workers’ compensation claims.
  • Competitive advantage if you have a DFWP and your competitor doesn’t!
  • Study indicated that 18% of all test had a positive result.

RiskWise will guide employers in the development, implementation and execution of a Drug-Free Workplace (DFWP) Program by providing:

  • Written DFWP program which legally establishes your company policy.
  • Data base of specimen collection sites.
  • List of Labs to provide specimen analysis.
  • Medical Review Officer (MRO).
  • Management and Employee education, if needed.