Identifies current users, so that may receive
assistance, and/or disciplinary action.
employees that are involved in an accident, or who
show a pattern of unsafe practices. This will
help determine if drugs and/or alcohol use was a
factor, and protects the overall safety of the
- Decreases the
chance of hiring someone that is currently using
drugs, offer employment only after a negative drug
promotions to drug abusers by testing prior to
promoting within the organization.
Unpredictable and random testing is commonly
used in safety and security sensitive positions. By
using random testing, companies discourage use and
abuse, and are able to refer these people for
disciplinary action, or assist them in obtaining
Testing employees that show obvious signs of
being unfit for duty, or have documented patterns of
unsafe work behavior. This protects the safety
and well being of the employee and other co-workers.
Also provided an opportunity for rehabilitation.
Periodically test employees who return to work after
completion of a drug or alcohol rehabilitation
program. They believe this encourages employees
to remain drug free.