chamber-1-1600x294 Drugs Don't Work - Gilmer County Chamber of Commerce

Drugs-Dont-Work Drugs Don't Work - Gilmer County Chamber of Commerce

Problems related to alcohol and drug abuse cost American businesses roughly $81 billion in lost productivity annually.

An estimated 500 million workdays are lost annually due to alcoholism.

77% of illicit drug users in the United States are employed. That's 9.4 million people!

Even if your business is not required to have a drug-free workplace program, you can still benefit. Let the Chamber help you preserve all that you have worked so hard to build.

What an employer needs to know....

A good drug-free workplace program can lead to:
  • 7.5% Reduction in Worker's Compensation Premiums
  • Lower Health and Auto Insurance Costs
  • Decrease in Absenteeism and Downtime
  • Fewer Employee Discipline Problems
  • Increase in Productivity and Profits
A successful drug-free workplace program should include:
  • Written Policy Statement
  • Employee Education
  • Supervisor Education
  • Employee Assistance Resources
  • Drug Testing
The Chamber Can Help With:
  • Substance Abuse Policy Development Assistance
  • Monthly Educational Newsletters
  • On-Site Supervisor Training
  • Community Assistance Resource List
  • Discount Drug Testing by Certified Laboratory in Gilmer County
  • Program/Policy Consultation and Implementation
  • Certification Support

Contact the Gilmer Chamber at 706-635-7400 for more information on how to establish a Drug Free Workplace.