Workplace Drugs & Alcohol Testing

Pre-employment drug tests can be especially useful in identifying any recent use or habits before they start to affect your business. Routine testing of staff will lower the chance of workplace accidents and save hours of human resource time going through disciplinary proceedings.

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What are the benefits of Drugs & Alcohol Testing

Quality of work

 

Hiring staff can be a risky business as, more often than not, you’ll only spend an hour or so with them before having to make a decision. Pre-employment drug tests can be especially useful in identifying any recent use or habits before they start to affect your business.

Routine testing of staff will lower the chance of workplace accidents and save hours of human resource time going through disciplinary proceedings.

What are the benefits of Drugs & Alcohol Testing

Reduced Recruitment Costs and Lower Staff Turnover

As drug and alcohol abuse are deterred, staff retention is greater, meaning costs associated with recruitment are reduced, and costly training requirements for new staff due to churn rate are mitigated.

Again, workplace pre-employment checks will stop you bringing a problem individual into your business, so there is less chance you will have to remove them somewhere down the line. Having screening in place has been proven to act as a deterrent to use of drugs and alcohol that effects individuals during working hours.

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What are the benefits of Drugs & Alcohol Testing

Lower rated of Absenteeism

A study found that workers with alcohol problems were 2.7 times more likely than workers without drinking problems to have injury-related absences. High absenteeism can cost a business dearly.

The cost of drug testing is often relatively low compared with the massive costs that can occur if impairment at work goes undetected. Accidents, absenteeism, unusually high staff turnover, low worker productivity and damage to your reputation all add extra cost to the business which can lead into thousands if not managed and planned for in the correct way.