Financial Benefits to You
The financial benefit to you of becoming a Drug-Free Workplace is that stopping substance abuse in the workplace is linked to reduced theft, fewer accidents, and increased productivity and profits.
And, you will receive a five percent reduction in your workmans compensation insurance premium.
Did you know?
Substance abuse has been estimated to cost the American economy over $365 billion annually.
A large portion of this is attributed to lost productivity which alone costs employers over $260 billion annually. (1)
You and your fellow employers are a key link in curtailing substance abuse and reducing the related costs, since most substance abusers (77%) are employed. (2)
No organization, whether it be a business; a nonprofit; or a governmental unit, is immune to the negative impact of alcohol and drug abuse. Nor does the size or location of the organization matter.
You can help your organization and your employees, and help your community at the same time. Become a Drug-Free Workplace and join the movement toward a substance-abuse free Indian River County.
But, I Already Have a Drug-Free Workplace Policy
Great! However, it may be outdated.
If your program was implemented before 2009 the chances are that it’s obsolete based on changes in the law and testing procedures.
We can review your policy and guide you in the development of an up-to-date policy so you will be getting all the benefits you have been expecting.