Tag: National Safety Council

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Spread the message of workplace safety

June 1, 2020 By

June is National Safety Month. Take this opportunity to spread the word about the importance of workplace safety to help prevent injuries and fatalities.

Marijuana

Marijuana in the workplace: National Safety Council’s new position

December 10, 2019 By

In its new position, the National Security Council urges employers to implement policies stating no amount of cannabis consumption is acceptable for those who work in safety-sensitive positions.

Drug Testing

Preventing drug-related workplace accidents

June 13, 2019 By

Post-accident drug positivity has been increasing annually since 2011. Workplace accidents are expensive and dangerous; however, with workplace drug testing programs in place, many may be prevented.

Drugs & Alcohol

Employers weigh in on illicit opioid use at work

May 28, 2019 By

An NSC poll highlights how employers handle the opioid crisis and the support needed for opioids-related issues in the workplace.

By the Numbers

Prescription misuse epidemic affects 7 in 10 employers

May 11, 2017 By

Data shows that 71% of employers are impacted by our country’s prescription drug epidemic. Employers want to help, yet many feel "unprepared."

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Employers paying the price of substance abuse

May 9, 2017 By

Employers can now calculate the cost of substance abuse on their businesses with the Substance Use Cost Calculator.

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Finding the ‘root’ of prescription drug addiction

October 11, 2016 By

As the prescription drug abuse epidemic continues, the source of the issue remains clear. Unused, over-prescribed narcotics.

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International Overdose Awareness Day

August 24, 2016 By

International Overdose Awareness Day is August 31st.

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Painkiller abuse and the workplace

April 13, 2016 By

Prescription painkiller abuse is taking an enormous toll on the workplace. Learn more about what employers can do from a recent HR magazine article.