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NCJ Number: 119407 Find in a Library
Title: Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Problem of Drug Abuse in the Workplace: Consensus Summary
Corporate Author: US Dept of Health and Human Services
Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Admin
United States of America
Editor(s): J M Walsh; S W Gust
Date Published: 1987
Page Count: 20
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Document: PDF
Type: Issue Overview
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This consensus statement on workplace drug policies, strategies, and procedures was developed at a 1986 meeting sponsored by the National Institute of Drug Abuse and attended by representatives of business, industry, and labor.
Abstract: The procedure used to develop consensus involved five steps: 1) addresses by experts on specific issues related to drug program development and implementation, 2) the formation of consensus panels, 3) a draft of overall consensus statements, 4) a report on the consensus statement at a plenary session, and 5) revision of the consensus statements based on discussions at the plenary session. The statements covered general issues related to workplace drug abuse, health and safety issues, legal and security concerns, human relations issues, recommended areas for future research, and recommended areas for legislative action. Ethical and legal issues related to drug testing are emphasized.
Main Term(s): Substance abuse in the workplace
Index Term(s): Employee drug testing; Employer-employee relations
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