Declared by the White House in October 2017 as a public health crisis, the opioid addiction epidemic has been found to disproportionately affect the construction industry more than any other sector. Employers in the construction industry should consider implementing drug screenings during the hiring process; random drug testing during employment; and written disciplinary policies and procedures for disciplining employees that test positive for any opioids or illegal drugs.

Read more

Post By Nix (1,198 Posts)