Substance abusers are absent 30 – 35 days per year and are three times more likely than non-users to be late for work.
(US Chamber of Commerce)
Substance abusers are three to four times more likely to have an accident on the job and five times more likely to file a workers’ compensation claim.
(Employee Assistance Society of North America)
Substance abusers are 33-50% less productive.
(National Institute on Drug Abuse)
21% of workers report being injured or put in danger, having to re-do work or cover for another employee, or needing to work harder due to others’ drinking.
(JSI Research and Training Institute)
A drug-free workplace can:
- Reduce operational and medical costs.
- Protect loyal and law abiding employees.
- Improve products and services.
- Increase employee morale.
- Increase profits.
- Help people lead healthier lives.
- Result in better service to customers and clients.
- Decrease absenteeism, accidents, downtime, turnover and theft.
- Reduce the number of drug users, abusers, and addicts who apply for employment, as they seek out businesses that do not drug test or have drug-free workplace policies.