Menu

2016 Comp News: the latest buzz about workplace impairment

Learn what to do if you suspect substance abuse—or something else—may be affecting an employee’s work performance.

posted June 13, 2016

Comp News 2016With the recent legalization of cannabis in Oregon, there's been lots of talk about impairment in the workplace. Crafting a substance abuse policy is a good start, but it may not be enough.

In the latest issue of Comp News, SAIF's award-winning magazine, you'll learn what to do if you suspect impairment may be affecting employee behavior or performance, and how to make sure work is being done safely and effectively.

Also in this issue:

Planning for the unthinkable: If your workplace doesn't have a plan for how to respond to an active shooter incident, it's time to make one. Learn the steps that could save your life.

7 steps to safer and healthier bodies: In 10 minutes or less, these simple exercises may help you warm up, build strength, and prevent injuries

Fueled by determination: A crushing injury could have been career ending for this 55-year-old pipefitter. Find out how he improved his odds of success.

Become your company comp expert: 5 tips for saving time and money

A whole new meaning of "workplace fashion": What you wear—or carry—to work can make you safer.

Made with pride: Albany-based Wood Castle is building heirloom furniture—and healthy habits—to last a lifetime.

See the full issue online. [link to PDF]