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February 2018
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PSA: Annual Training & Deadlines

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Make sure your annual training and education is done  in 
time to meet the DFSP report deadline at the end of March.


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"One of our warehouse workers is getting ready to come back to work after having back surgery. The surgery was a pretty intense one, so I imagine he was prescribed pain medication. What should I do when he comes back to be sure he and everyone else out in the warehouse are safe?"



Great question! Medication-related situations are sensitive, especially employee protections as they relate to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and your actions should be well thought out and intentional.


A good place to look for guidance is in your drug-free workplace (DFWP) program documents (i.e., your policy). Ideally, your policy should provide ...


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Guess what we heard? Report recommends lowering BAC limits


A new report advocates for the lowering of the legal BAC (blood alcohol concentration) level from .08% to .05%. Researchers suggest the change could help reduce drunk driving incidents. The report also advocates raising alcohol taxes and setting more restrictions around alcohol sales.


Since 1982, 33% of all traffic deaths were caused by drunk driving.


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Mark Your Calendars: Upcoming DFSP Deadlines
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EEReminder - Upcoming Classes


Employee Education:

2.21 - Training of Trainers

3.14 - Webinar


Supervisor Training:

2.14 - Webinar

2.21 & 2.22 - Training of Trainers

2.27 - Webinar

3.07 - Webinar

3.15 - Webinar

3.21 - Webinar


Boo(s)t Camp:

5.15 - Program Administrator


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From Our Newsletter

Not being able to find workers and the threat of losing seasoned employees is forcing many employers to evaluate their willingness to offer a second chance to employees who test positive.  Discover what factors make a successful second chance policy and program.
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Talking with your family about the risks of drugs and alcohol? Check out this list of substances for more info on effects and risks that come with each  ...

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