Many people don’t know that most illicit drug abusers are employed and putting businesses around the country at risk. Reports show that 3 out of 4 drug abusers are employed and entrusted to perform their job duties. These are scary numbers for employers who have to trust that each of their workers is safe and performing at the top of their ability. Workers who use drugs are more likely to cause accidents and engage in absenteeism. For companies who want to see positive results and experience real benefits, a pre employment drug testing policy is a must.
Here’s an infographic about the benefits of a workplace drug testing program and examining the risks and costs of employee drug abuse. According to the infographic, if you invest $1 in employee drug testing. As a result, save $16 in reduced disability costs, reduced medical costs, reduced pharmacy costs and reduced worker’s comp.
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