The intent of this policy is to ensure
substance abuse is not present in the workplace.Employees are encouraged to confront and
acknowledge any substance abuse problems knowing that if they do so their
employment will not be jeopardized.It
is expected that employees perform their duties safely and efficiently.The presence and/or use of drugs and alcohol
on the job are inconsistent with this expectation.
ABC provides employees with a voluntary
Employee Assistance Program (EAP).The
EAP assists employees who seek help for alcohol or drug problems.
To provide a drug and alcohol free
To assure the safe and efficient
delivery of services to clients.
To contribute to a safe work
To represent the Employer in a
Impairment is the inability of an
employee to safely and effectively perform his or her job.
Reasonable suspicion is a reasonable
belief based on objective facts and physical indicators that an employee is
under the influence of, or in possession of, drugs or alcohol.
This policy applies to all employees.
Employees shall not come to work if
they are impaired due drugs and/or alcohol use.
Employees shall not use alcohol or
impairing drugs during the workday.
An employee who is called back to work
shall decline the call if he/she believes that he or she is impaired.
Possession, use, sale or distribution
of illegal drugs in the workplace is prohibited.Sale or distribution of any impairing drug in
the workplace is also prohibited.
Possession, use, and sale of alcohol
are prohibited in the workplace.
Upon reasonable suspicion that an
employee cannot safely or effectively perform his/her duties, the employee
shall submit to a fitness test. Refusal
to report or submit to any alcohol or drug test is insubordination and is
subject to the appropriate discipline.
Upon reasonable suspicion by two (2) or
more supervisors, the Employer retains the right to search ABC owned property,
vehicles, desks, closets and lockers, to the extent allowed by law including a
search warrant, for alcohol or drugs when the employee is present.If the employee has a personal lock on the
locker, the employee shall remove it.
Employees who violate this policy are
subject to discipline up to and including termination.