Tag: opioid epidemic

Back to Basics: Opioid and Substance Use in the Workplace

Back to Basics is a weekly feature that highlights important but possibly overlooked information that any EHS professional should know. This week, we examine opioid and substance use in the workplace, and the federal recommendations for drug program implementation. Opioid and substance use is a prevalent issue that causes hazards to the individual using and […]

Opioid epidemic

Opioid Toolkit for Employers Released by NSC

The National Safety Council (NSC) released an “Opioids at Work Employer Toolkit” that employers can use to address workplace impacts of the ongoing opioid crisis. The NSC encouraged employers to implement robust drug-free workplace policies and called on employers to equip their workplaces with first-aid kits containing naloxone (an overdose reversal drug), provide supervisor education […]