How the opioid epidemic is impacting the workplace and what employers can do about it

 In Drug Poisoning Prevention, MedDrop, NewsRoom

https://www.bizjournals.com/milwaukee/feature/table-of-experts/the-pain-pill-problem-how-the-opioid-epidemic-is.html

The opioid epidemic has become a serious problem in the United States, impacting every demographic segment of the population. Employers are on the front line of this problem, both because of the impact employees with opioid addiction can have on workplace safety and because these addictions can begin with prescriptions for work-related injuries. The Milwaukee Business Journal recently assembled a panel of experts to explore what companies – large and small – need to know about the opioid epidemic and the role they can play in mitigating its impact. Read More.

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