In today’s world, being a manager or supervisor can sometimes be stressful and difficult.Â You must balance your responsibilities to the organization for which you work and the employees you supervise.Â Additionally, you must make sure the workplace is safe for all by helping create, implement and enforce safety rules and procedures.
An area where this balancing act has become increasingly important involves the use of drugs and alcohol by employees. Substance abuse has become a serious problem no only affecting the workplace, but the whole fabric of the organization. Substance abuse cna hinder an employee’s ability to perform their job duties safely, accurately and efficiently.Â When drug or alcohol use impacts job performance, it becomes a supervisory concern with possible consequences for everyone in the workplace.
This 16 page booklet is an excellent resource to compliment our training program, and addresses the following areas:
Substance abuse indicators
Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs)
Enabling behaviors and traps
Intervention and referral