From the early days of employee assistance programs to the current opioid epidemic, substance abuse remains a significant workplace challenge. You’ll learn how to recognize on-the-job indicators of alcohol and drug abuse and what constitutes reasonable suspicion. Examine your role in maintaining a substance-free workplace, recognizing on-the job indicators of alcohol and drug abuse, and making a “reasonable suspicion” referral for testing. You’ll also examine your role in maintaining a substance-free workplace as well as the do’s and don’ts for supervisors regarding employee substance use and abuse.
Presented by Michael McCafferty, FEI Workforce Resilience, and co-facilitated by Tameaka Bryant, City of Madison Human Resources, who will speak specifically about the City’s policy on handling cases of suspected substance use at work or impacting the employee during their work time.
- Ensure the safety of the working environment, employees and public
- Provide Alcohol & other drug education/awareness
- Establish and maintain a work environment free from the effects of alcohol and/or drug use