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Drug and Alcohol Abuse in the Workplace

The unlawful manufacture, distribution, dispensation, possession or use of a controlled substance is prohibited on all university-owned or controlled property and at university-sponsored or supervised activities. The university has an obligation to provide a healthy and safe environment for all students, employees and visitors to its campuses.

The university offers the following resources to employees and students: education and information about the dangers of drugs and alcohol abuse in the workplace; programs that address unlawful controlled substance and alcohol use, including personnel actions that may result from such violations; self-referrals, as well as supervisory referrals, to drug and alcohol counseling and rehabilitation programs available through the Employee Assistance Program and/or community agencies. (HR 508)

Reviewed 2011-06-22.