Why Test Your Employees?

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Why Test Your Employees? 2011-12-30T17:46:02+00:00

Simply stated, if you aren’t testing your employees, you’re probably losing money.

The Oregon Business Council reports that drug abusers are four times more likely to have accidents, two and a half times more likely to be absent more than once a week, and five times more likely to file a worker’s comp claim.

Estimates are that a single drug using employee costs his employer between $9,000 and $21,000 per year.  According the the US Department of Labor, cumulatively, employee drug and alcohol use cost  US businesses is roughly$150 billion.