TNTOGETHER
ENDING THE OPIOID CRISIS

Become a Drug Free Workplace

Promote a drug-free workplace in order that drug abuse be discouraged and employees who engage in drug abuse will risk unemployment and loss of worker’s compensation. Substance abuse has a significant impact on the workplace. It drains more than $100 Billion from American businesses every year in workers’ compensation claims, medical costs, absenteeism, lost productivity, employee turnover. An employer certified by the Tennessee Drug Free Workplace Program to be Tennessee Drug Free participant is entitled to a 5% premium credit on its workers' compensation insurance policy.

How can I do that?

1. Visit the TN Department of Labor and Workforce Development's website.
2. Download the 'Employers Implementation Guide'.
3. Follow the instructions in the guide.

 

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