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Policy Development

The development of corporate policy guidelines is critical for the workflow of any business. These guidelines apply to all work and social activities related to the business. Well devised policies create understanding, develop corporate spirit and help to protect everyone.

Why have a current and effective substance abuse policy?

Provide a safe and productive work environment for all employees.

Reduces the risk of liabilities for management and owners in the following areas.

  1. Wrongful dismissal lawsuits.
  2. Lawsuits due to the mishandling of intoxicated employees.
  3. Liabilities at company sponsored events.

Policies should include the following

  1. Make sure you are following the standards set forth by the Human Rights Code of Ontario.
  2. Make clear the expectations and consequences of the policy.
  3. Providing education regarding the misuse of alcohol and drugs.
  4. Providing cost effective treatment and support for staff.

Why provide training to staff and management?

  1. Prevention of alcohol/drug related problems through education.
  2. Having a healthy productive work force saves money.