Is our drug problem so bad
that we need to use
a service utilizing dogs?
Not only is our program useful in the detection of the current problem, but it also
serves as a deterrent for future problems.
Should our current drug policy include this type of program?
If your current policy does not include this type of program, then a policy would need to
be implemented for the awareness and education of all employees.
Can we afford to have this type of program?
With the information that statistics show, people using drugs in the work place cost
industry billions of dollars every year. With these numbers you can't afford to be without
What will our employees think of this type of program?
This program only targets persons involved in substance abuse. Employees not involved in
this type of activity support management's attempts to try and eliminate drugs in the work
place. This is in the best interest of the drug free employee with respect to safety and
cost of health insurance.
What are the legal issues involved?
The environment in which your employees work belongs to you, therefore it is your
responsibility to maintain that environment for your safety and that of the people that
you employ. If you fail to do this, you could be held liable for the actions of a