I want you to know that the program has been very effective and has far exceeded our expectations. We are particularly pleased that accidents and worker’s compensation claims both have gone way down. We also believe that the training was the real key to the success of the program.

V.P. Human Resources - R&D, manufacturing, distribution, retail company - 15,000 employees

Audits & Policy Reviews

VALUE


Periodically, a company should evaluate the effectiveness of all their safety policies and programs, including their Drug-Free Workplace policy and program.  A common misconception is that asking a few simple questions can provide useful insights, but to evaluate a program effectively, management should to take a more comprehensive approach to ensure its true value. This provides your company with:


  • a benchmark as to the utilization and effectiveness
  • assurance your company’s policy and program embodies the fundamental components
  • assurance it is legally sound
  • assurance your policy and program are a viable risk management tool
  • professional support to make changes to your program as needed

DESCRIPTION


Conducting a review can be accomplished verbally via conference call or more formally via a written summary.  The recommendations include omissions, suggested additions, potential legal pitfalls, and potential cost-reductions, and options for improved return on investment.  The following is taken into consideration:

 
  • Is the company using the policy and is it making a difference?
  • Is the policy reasonable?
  • Is the policy legal, based on federal, state and case law?
  • Are all the appropriate prohibited conducts included?
  • Does the policy address drug use only?
  • How are alcohol consumption, possession and storage addressed?
  • Are key terms defined?
  • Is the testing being conducted going to provide the best return on investment?
  • Are there mechanisms and resources for intervention?
  • What are the consequences of a policy violation or a positive test?

Drug-Free Solutions Group, LLC
2795 Clearbrook Circle
Delray Beach, FL 33445
(T) 561.266.5111
(F) 561-330-6533

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