Managers and supervisors play a key role in recognizing and addressing the signs and symptoms of on-the-job impairment by drugs or alcohol. In this briefing, front-line leaders will learn key information to help them successfully recognize such signs and symptoms and then take appropriate follow-up steps.
Identifying impairment and determining a reason for testing
Documenting basis for reasonable suspicion testing
Confronting employees and anticipating their reaction
Effectively handling uncooperative employees or adulterated specimens
Keeping employees safe throughout the testing process
Ensuring compliance with your company's drug and alcohol testing policy
Avoiding legal liability under laws that affect drug testing, including FMLA, ADA, DOT, Title VII, unemployment insurance, and more
Managers and supervisors who work in safety-sensitive industries or may encounter substance abuse in the workplace. This briefing does not cover DOT-related substance abuse observation and testing issues.
Debra Turner, Esq. SPHR, SHRM-SCP