In some small businesses, the work that is being done is high risk or dangerous enough to warrant drug testing, either at the time of hire, during employment, or both. If your business falls into the category of those that drug tests employees, you should have a written policy that explains how drug testing works and what employees can expect. Some businesses, however, don't need to drug test employees. Nevertheless, you may still want to have a statement to give to employees that addresses your policy on drug use, coming to work under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol, and the use of prescription drugs in the workplace.
Whichever your philosophy/business need is, we have a customizable policy for you to use to communicate your stance and your rules to employees: one for employers who do drug test and one for those who don't.
The file contains a three-page document in rich text format (RTF) that is suitable for use with most word processing programs used in the Windows environment.
Drug testing policies
The drug testing documents include the following special features:
- easy-to-edit fields that make policies look like they were written specifically for your business
- a choice of which policy you want: drug testing or non-drug testing
- special discussions of which employees are subject to testing, procedures for testing, costs, and what happens if a test result is positive
- language that addresses consequences of arriving at work under the influence of drugs/alcohol and using drugs/alcohol on company time
Drugs and Alcohol in the Workplace