Held annually in October, Drug-Free Work Week is a public awareness campaign intended to highlight the fact that being drug free is key to protecting workplace safety and health and to encourage workers with alcohol and drug problems to seek help.
Individual Employers and their Employees
The true spirit of Drug-Free Work Week lies in activities conducted by individual employers and their employees. For specific suggestions for how organizations of all sizes and in all industries can take part. Ideas range from simple to comprehensive, but all help promote safer, healthier workplaces and represent wise business practices that can be implemented at any time of the year. Although Drug-Free Work Week is a dedicated time each year to place special emphasis on the importance of working drug free, in a safe and healthy workplace, every week is Drug-Free Work Week.