PSY 245 Week 3 Drug Free Workplace Evaluation - 26923

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Read the following scenario:


·         Company Y is considering instituting a drug-free workplace policy.  They are not fully convinced that such a policy is necessary and are cautious of the costs associated with implementing a new program.  You have been contacted to possibly write the policy and later provide training to employees if Company Y decides to adopt your policy.


Prepare a 900- to 1,100-word report for Company Y that emphasizes the importance of a drug-free workplace and the possible cost saving benefits to the company. When suggesting policies to help promote a drug-free workplace, include the following:


·         Discuss the prevalence of illicit and prescription drug users in the United States workforce.

·         Assess the affect of drug abuse on absenteeism, accidents, downtime, turnover, theft, morale, and productivity.

·         Describe key characteristics and benefits associated with a drug-free workplace.


Use at least three outside sources, such as articles from the University Library.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

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According to the 2004 National Survey on Drugs, 75percent of employed Americans, use drugs (Colakis, 2007). It is very important to the welfare of a company to enforce a drug- free policy for employees. Drug related incidents on the job can prove to be costly for the company. The company can also be held liable

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