Performance and productivity can be severely compromised when substance abuse is present in the workplace. Many employers overreact to this challenge and others completely ignore it. This course will teach how to effectively and sensibly deal with substance abuse in your workplace. You will learn: When or whether to provide pre-employment physical examinations What are acceptable pre-employment inquiries What is defined as a medical examination The initial considerations before beginning a testing program The circumstances in which drug and alcohol testing may occur How to implement routine testing in annual or periodic physical examinations What qualifies as “reasonable suspicion” testing Whether to conduct post-accident testing Who should and should not conduct random drug testing Some legal restrictions to drug and alcohol testing Your role as a manager in determining reasonable suspicion The factors determining reasonable suspicion for conducting drug test of employees

Seminar Mgmt 402