Bring the Shatterproof Workplace Program to your place of business.
The program provides a three-part education:
What You Need to Know About Addiction
This program provides a baseline education for all employees about addiction and the current opioid epidemic. Everyone needs to understand what “addiction” means, how to recognize the signs, reduce the stigma, and debunk the myths.
How to Help a Loved One with an Addiction
This course is more in-depth for those who need guidance on how to help another with a substance use disorder. You will learn tools and techniques to start the conversation with your loved one and your employers, and a guide to find quality treatment.
The Unique Role of Supervisors
This course provides an overview for how to support staff impacted by a substance use disorder in their family by following company policies and understanding available resources. This course also demonstrates how employees in recovery are good for morale and the company’s bottom line.
Below is an example of a lesson on finding quality treatment.
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The proactive role employers can take: Opioids in the workplace
Employers who have strong workplace policies, education, health benefit programs and well-trained managers create safe and healthy environments in which both employees and business thrive.
Steps to update a drug-free workplace program to address prescription drugs
Review the 6 steps an employer can take to create a DFWP including defining the employee’s role, adding prescription drug testing, incorporating language to address drug misuse, obtaining legal advice, training supervisors and employees, and examining health coverage and EAP services.
The importance of workplace drug testing
Drug testing, as part of a Drug Free Workplace Program (DFWP) has been successful in lowering the rates of positive tests. Companies need a detailed drug testing policy that is well communicated that remains current on what drugs they are testing for.
Additional employer considerations in a drug-free workplace
A comprehensive DFWP should incorporate expanded approved medications, alternative therapies and temporary accommodations for employees returning to work following treatment.
How prescriptions are affecting your workers comp program
The national Council on Compensation Insurance estimates that prescription drugs account for about 25% of workers’ compensation medical costs.