DRUG AND ALCOHOL-FREE WORKPLACE COURSE OVERVIEW
The economic costs of drug and alcohol abuse in the United States are significant and have continued to rise. But worse than the economic costs is how substance abuse impacts the lives and well-being of those affected by it. Understanding the law and having a plan for helping employees that are struggling with these issues is a major part of sustaining the well-being of your workforce.
This course was designed to help satisfy the requirements of the following regulations:
- Public Law 100-690, Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988
- Subpart 9.4, Debarment, Suspension, and Ineligibility
- The National Drug Control Strategy: 1996
- CDC Fact Sheet – Tobacco-Related Mortality (updated September 2006)
- Updating Estimates of the Economic Costs of Alcohol Abuse in the United States: Estimates, Update Methods, and Data, December 2000
- The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence: Alcoholism and Alcohol-Related Problems, January 2000
- Workplace Substance Use: Quick Facts to Inform Managers
- Health Research Systems, Inc. – Drug & Alcohol Testing
DRUG AND ALCOHOL-FREE WORKPLACE COURSE TOPICS
- Why substance abuse is a concern in the workplace
- How to identify substance abuse problems
- How to report concerns of substance abuse
- How to get help for personal substance abuse problems
DRUG AND ALCOHOL-FREE WORKPLACE COURSE DURATION: Approximately 10 minutes
DRUG AND ALCOHOL-FREE WORKPLACE COURSE ASSESSMENT: Testing conducted throughout this online course is designed to reinforce the information presented. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to receive a certificate of completion. Users are able to repeat the course twice if the pass mark is not achieved.
DRUG AND ALCOHOL-FREE WORKPLACE CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION: Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available for download and printing.
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