Date: Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Time: 02:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time
Workplace alcohol use encompasses any form of alcohol consumption that affects the productivity and safety of the employee while at work. This includes drinking alcohol during lunch or at company functions, drinking right before work and arriving impaired, or drinking heavily at night resulting in hangovers the next day.
Contrary to the stigma associated with alcohol at work, it is not just alcoholics who generate issues; any non-dependent drinker who may occasionally drink too much runs the risk of productivity loss and safety if impaired or hungover during work hours.
Moreover, workers with alcohol [problems are 2.7 times more likely to have injury related absences than non-drinkers and breathalyzer tests detected alcohol in 16% of emergency room patients who were injured at work. As an employer what can you do to combat alcohol related issues in your workplace? What are the legal holdings to take into account when considering on-site alcohol testing and screening?
Join us for a free webinar on April 12 when labor and employment attorney, Don Johnsen, will discuss the legal side of alcohol screening and recommend best practices for combating workplace alcohol abuse.
- How to put a legally compliant alcohol policy into place
- When you can and cannot conduct alcohol screening at work
- How to reduce your risk of ADA claims when dealing with alcohol abuse
- How to avoid the biggest mistakes in workplace alcohol testing