Employers in Kentucky will likely agree that of all the assets a business may claim, employees are the most valuable. Indeed, an insurance industry organization suggests that may be one reason why a recent poll indicated that for 35 percent of small business owner respondents, concern about workplace safety rates higher than other liability concerns.
Substance abuse is an issue that is top of mind on a national scale. Whether it involves alcohol or drugs, the implications are undeniable. The consequences of abuse are felt not only in the privacy of homes, but also in the workplace. According to federal figures, 70 percent of the estimated 15 million illegal drug users in the U.S. are on the job.