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  • Drugs and Alcohol on the job

    Who do I report drug and alcohol use during company hours to? We have employees who are running machines and tow motors that smoke pot and or drink on their breaks. The management team is fully aware of this going on, some of the supervisors even take part in this themselves. There is a potential for danger here and I have no clue who this should be reported to.
    Thanks form Ohio!

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    Drug Use on the Job

    You can report it higher up to management. Or, if the drug use is causing a hazardous condition for employees, it may be of interest to OSHA. A summary of OSHA's position on this matter is at: http://www.osha.gov/pls/oshaweb/owad...ONS&p_id=22577

    If your employer is a receipient of federal projects, then it is required to maintain a drug-free workplace ot it can endanger its ability to receive future federal projects. You can read more about the Drug Free Workplace law at: http://www.dol.gov/elaws/drugfree.htm

    Other than those avenues, you can report any illegal drug use to the police.

    Let me know if you have any other questions.
    Lillian Connell

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