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Employers design drug-free workplace programs to protect their businesses from the impact of drug abuse. Because every business and workforce is unique, each employer should make a careful determination about the program elements that are most beneficial for their workplace. Substance abuse takes a heavy toll on American business.
To help the community
To maintain productivity
To protect employees and customers
To contain health care costs
To deter drug use
To rehabilitate employees
Alcohol and drug abuse creates significant safety and health hazards and can result in decreased productivity and poor employee morale. It also can lead to additional costs in the form of health care claims, especially short-term disability claims.