Petrogram - Winter 2010 - (Page 18)
A Bad Combination:
Drugs and Alcohol in the Workplace
Federated Insurance – Demonstrates to employees that their well-being is important; – Attracts employees who are drug- and alcohol-free; – Encourages a clear-thinking, professional workforce; – Helps prevent bad publicity being associated with your business; and – Fewer injuries can lead to improved workers compensation modifiers and lower insurance premiums. Federated feels so strongly that an effective drug- and alcohol-free workplace program can have a profound impact on your business that we decided to place a major emphasis on this issue beginning in 2010. Federated’s Shield NetworkSM dedicates an entire section to helpful drug- and alcoholfree workplace tools and materials to make
eventy-two percent of drug users are employed – but you won’t find them working at businesses with effective drug- and alcohol-free workplace programs. Statistics on substance abusers are frightening. • According to the American Council for Drug Education, abusers are: – 10 times more likely to miss work; – 3.6 times more likely to be involved in on-the-job accidents; – 5 times more likely to injure themselves or another in the process; – 5 times more likely to file work-comp claims; and – 33 percent less productive. • A drug- and alcohol-free workplace program not only helps businesses avoid problems, it provides value:
implementation of a program simple and cost-effective. We can help you with everything you need for either workplace or Department of Transportation programs, including policy statements, employee communications, employee and supervisor training materials, instant testing devices, laboratory network and even legal consultation. If you don’t have a program, don’t put it off any longer. Contact your local Federated representative to get started! ❍
This article is intended to provide general recommendations regarding risk prevention. It is not intended to include all steps or processes necessary to adequately protect you, your business, or your customers. You should always consult your personal attorney and insurance advisor for advice unique to you and your business. © 2010 Federated Mutual Insurance Company. All rights reserved.
Manage with Intelligence
Merchandise Management Market Basket Analysis Fuel & Wholesale Management Electronic Handheld Inventory Receiving Web Based Business Intelligence Vendor Maintenance eCommerce Microsoft Dynamics GP Financials
Web based Performance Management driven by effortless access to data. Business Intelligence made easy… the power of simplifying the complex.
ADD Systems software for
Contact our national sales ofﬁce at 1-800-922-0972 or visit us on the web at www.addsys.com.
18 | View past issues of Petrogram online at www.fpma.org/publications_petrogram-magazine.cfm 481800_ADDSystems.indd 1
6/2/10 10:22:44 PM
Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Petrogram - Winter 2010
Petrogram - Winter 2010
FPMA Salutes Its Patron Members
Cost Savings Is the New Trend
Out & About the Industry: New Year Petro-Financing Prognostications
CITGO Steps Outside the Box
Enviro Corner: Adaptation
Overcoming the Obstacles: Court Finds Cleanup Cost Coverage
A Bad Combination: Drugs & Alcohol in the Workplace
Local Store Marketing for Convenience Stores
Index of Advertisers/Advertiser.com
Petrogram - Winter 2010
If you would like to try to load the digital publication without using Flash Player detection, please click here.