Many organizations and individuals who help direct safety efforts struggle with the thought of formalizing regular drug testing at their facilities. Does it make sense to worry and do nothing? Or should you take action? Here are five reasons to implement a program:
Safety and health may vary in terms of the perceived importance for some, but it remains attractive for many workers - especially those who have experienced a work environment and management philosophy that is not supportive of appropriate health and safety programs, including drug testing. This should be one of the primary points of leverage for health and safety professionals - becoming a business partner with the company to attract and maintain the best, most productive workers.