Tag: Opioid Epidemic

Workplace wellness

Managing the Far-Reaching Effects of Opioids in the Workplace

April 22, 2019

Via: HR Hero

How much do you really know about the hidden costs of opioid use? The National Safety Council (NSC) recently conducted a survey that indicates 75% of U.S. employers have been directly impacted by opioids, but a startling statistic is that […]

Research, Software

64% of HR pros don’t feel equipped to help co-workers addicted to opioids

December 3, 2018

Via: HR Dive

The workplace is carrying much of the weight of the current drug epidemic. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics numbers show that drug overdose is the fastest-growing cause of death at work, bypassing violence, traffic accidents and toxic-chemical exposure. Opioid overdoses […]

Research, Software, Workplace wellness

Tips for Tackling the Opioid Epidemic in the Workplace

June 13, 2018

Via: HR Hero

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, on the job deaths from drug- or alcohol-related causes have grown 25% annually since 2012. That’s a serious concern. Even worse, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says that 116 people died […]