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Training & Educational Materials

Working Partners offers a variety of resources, such as brochures, presentation materials, articles and fact sheets, and posters, to help employers provide drug and alcohol education in the workplace. All Working Partners materials may be reproduced and distributed without additional permission from the U.S. Department of Labor. Organizations are free to incorporate their names and/or logos on all Working Partners materials. Uses for the materials may include:

  • Educating employers about the value of and how to implement drug-free workplace programs
  • Supervisor training
  • Employee education
  • Inclusion in organizational publications
  • Payroll stuffers
  • Workplace displays
  • Posting on company intranets


Brochures:

Presentation Materials:

Note: All PowerPoint® presentations listed below come with accompanying speaker notes. Simply right-click and save the PowerPoints to a file. Then, after opening each presentation, select "VIEW/NOTES PAGE” to view and print the speaker notes.

 

Employer Education

  • Methamphetamine in the Workplace
    (Note: To access the accompanying speaker notes, this presentation must first be saved to a file.)

     

    Ready-to-use slide presentation that community-based organizations, safety and health managers, human resource managers and others can use to educate business executives and other organizational decision-makers about methamphetamine, how it can impact the workplace and what employers can do to protect against the threats to safety and productivity by implementing drug-free workplace programs.

     

  • Top 12 Reasons Why a Good Drug-Free Workplace Program Goes Bad
    Describes common pitfalls that can undermine the effectiveness of a drug-free workplace program and how organizations can avoid them.

Supervisor Training

  • Supervisor Drug-Free Workplace Training
    (Note: To access the accompanying speaker notes, this presentation must first be saved to a file.)

     

    Ready-to-use slide presentation that employers can use as part of training for supervisors on recognizing symptoms of substance abuse and making referrals to help based on performance problems.

     

    Handouts (Microsoft® Word)
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    First-Line Fact Sheet
    One-page fact sheet to help supervisors, managers and foremen understand their role in preventing worker substance abuse and their role in enforcing their company’s drug-free workplace policy. Also available in Spanish.

Employee Education

  • Employee Drug-Free Workplace Education
    (Note: To access the accompanying speaker notes, this presentation must first be saved to a file.)

     

    Ready-to-use slide presentation that employers can use to educate employees about their organization’s drug-free workplace policy and the dangers of alcohol and drug abuse.

     

    Handouts (Microsoft® Word)

     

  • What Can I Do?
    Training program that helps employees learn when and how to help a co-worker (or family member or friend) who may have a problem with alcohol or drugs. Presented as a trainer's guide designed to facilitate positive discussion among participants.

     

  • Fast Facts
    Pocket card for workers that discusses the importance of working drug-free and provides sources of help for those who may be struggling to do so. Information is presented in English on one side and Spanish on the other.

     

  • Tool Box Talks
    A series of five brief speeches about the importance of working drug free, intended for delivery by foremen on construction worksites.

     

Articles and Fact Sheets:

Posters:

 

States "A safe, healthy and drug-free workplace is everyone’s business. Thanks for making it yours” and features a single image representing a variety of occupations. Poster may be downloaded and printed by clicking on the thumbnail or ordered by e-mailing Working Partners.

 

'A Safe and Healthy Drug-Free Workplace is everyone's business' poster

States "Working Drug-Free Works” and features 12 photos of individuals in a variety of working environments. Available in both English and Spanish. May be downloaded and printed by clicking on the thumbnails to the right or ordered by e-mailing Working Partners. (When ordering, please specify whether you want English or Spanish).

Working Drug-Free Works poster

 

States "Working Drug-Free Works” and features four photos of individuals in the mining and construction industries. Available in both English and Spanish. May be downloaded and printed by clicking on the thumbnails to the right or ordered by e-mailing Working Partners. (When ordering, please specify whether you want English or Spanish).

 

Working Drug-Free Works poster