Between 20-40% of all substance abusers are admitted at some time to the hospital because of complications of their usage.
Up to 40% of industrial fatalities and 47% of industrial injuries can be linked to alcohol and alcoholism.
Impact on the Work Environment 15.4% 24.8% Voluntarily quit in the past year 5.0% 12.9% Skipped 1 or more days a month 4.3% 9.3% Work for more then 3 employers in 1 year Non-Drug User Drug User Work Outcome
Impact on the Work Environment 15.8% 19.7% Voluntarily quit in the past year 5.1% 11.3% Skipped 1 or more days a month 4.4% 8.0% Work for more then 3 employers in 1 year Non-Heavy Alcohol User Heavy Alcohol User Work Outcome
Non-users and users were asked if their company provided an Employee Assistance Program
51.1% of non-users said yes
34.5% of users said yes
Case Study: Mid-Size Company Chamberlain Contractors of Maryland with 75 employees implemented a substance abuse program. The program cost $7,600 per year. Estimated savings are in excess of $120,000 in fewer accidents and lower claims and insurance premiums