Drug-Free Work Week from the US Department of Labor

Drug-Free Work Weeks is a dedicated time each year that highlights the benefits that drug-free workplaces bring to employers, workers, and communities. Drug-Free work places strive to prevent accidents, improve productivity, reduce costs, and encourage people with alcohol or drug problems to seek help.

According to recent research 75% of the nations current illegal drug users are employed and 79% of the nations heaviest alcohol users are employed.

Drug-free workplace programs help protect employers and employees alike from the potentially devastating consequences of worker alcohol or drug abuse. By establishing policies, or educating about the dangers of alcohol and drug use, deterring and detecting uswe, and urging people to see help for alcohol and drug problems employers are offerring smart safety and business strategies.

Drug-Free Work Week Tool Box

Ideas for Individual Employers and their Employees