Business organizations all across the globe have to deal with the losses in terms of workplace drug abuse by the employees. The National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information says billions of dollars got spent on the medical expenditures of the employees addicted to substance abuse at the workplace.
Employers, on the other hand, have to deal with employee’s violent behavior, workplace accidents, lack of productivity, tardiness, increased number of errors in assigned tasks and offering drugs to other employees. Therefore, business owners are desperate to lower the cost of medical expenses on their drug-addicted employees and want to raise their productivity whatsoever.
Almost, 86% of the employers are concerned about the usage of marijuana at the workplace by their employees. Business firms where acceptance of drug abuse becomes culture often suffer from the losses at the end of the day due to litigation costs due to lawful uncertainty. Let’s have a brief discussion on the dangers of drug abuse at workplace infographics.