Create a Drug-Free Workplace in 5 steps & save 7.5% on your workers compensation insurance premium.
1. Implement a substance abuse policy.
- Download a Substance Abuse Policy you can customize for your company.
2. Notify Employees of the substance abuse policy:
- Download a free customizable Notice to Employees Letter.
- Download a free customizable Receipt of Policy form to be signed by employees.
- Show notice of drug testing to job applicants on vacancy announcements.
- Download a Notice of Substance Abuse Testing Poster to be posted in appropriate & conspicuous locations (bulletin board, water cooler).
3. Education for employees and supervisors:
- Employees complete two hours of education the first year the program is implemented and one hour each subsequent year.
- Supervisors complete an additional two hours of supervisor training the first year the program is implemented and one hour each subsequent year.
- Link to a free training video. The first portion of the video serves the requirements for one hour of employee training. The second portion of the video (38-minute mark) serves the requirements for an hour of supervisor training.
4. Drug Screening:
- The following tests for employees are required for certification in the Drugs Don't Work program: New Job Applicant, Reasonable Suspicion, Post Accident, Post Rehabilitation and Fitness for Duty (if applicable). Current employees are not required to complete a New Job Applicant test for their current position.
- Contact Fastest Labs of Northeast Atlanta to request a service agreement. Once filled out and returned, you are ready to send employees in for testing. Feel free to call with any questions, 770-680-4438.
5. Apply for Certification:
- Apply for the drug free certification. Please note: The state program requires that you give your employees a 60-day notice and complete 1/2 of the employee and supervisor training requirements before you apply for the Drugs Don't Work program certification.
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