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RESOURCES: for Employers

Welcome to the Employer section of the Compass Mark website. Here you will find information, resources and websites to help you improve your business’s profitability by: (1) reducing costs; (2) improving productivity; (3) reducing accidents; (4) reducing employee turnover; (5) improving employee morale; and (6) reducing liability. Employers can accomplish all of these through developing and implementing a comprehensive drug-free workplace program.

The U.S. Department of Labor recommends that a comprehensive drug-free workplace program contain or address the following five elements:

  • A Drug-Free Workplace Policy
  • Supervisor Training
  • Employee Education and Awareness
  • Employee Assistance 
  • Drug-Testing 


Services for Employers

Prevention Works is Compass Mark's customizable menu of programs and services designed to prevent workplace substance abuse while enhancing employee teamwork, communication and mutual respect. Services include lunch-and-learn sessions, policy consultation and supervisor trainings, all on-site.

Problem Areas Addressed:

  • substance abuse
  • absenteeism
  • employee conflict
  • ineffective or harmful communication

Skills Built:

  • peer-to-peer early intervention
  • positive communication
  • conflict resolution
  • tobacco cessation
  • team building


Fact Sheets


Great Links for Employers

Drug-Free Pennsylvania- Drug Free Pennsylvania, a statewide non-profit, provides businesses with cost-effective drug-free workplace programs such as drug testing, training and policies and delivers innovative anti-drug media campaigns to raise awareness, change behaviors, and inspire action to prevent substance abuse.

Drug-Free Workplace Program Builder- An interactive online resource that will lead employers through the steps necessary in developing a comprehensive drug-free workplace program. This website is part of the elaw's Drug-Free Workplace Advisor developed by the U.S. Department of Labor 

Employee Assistance Professionals Association- An employee assistance program (EAP) is a worksite-based program designed to assist in the identification and resolution of productivity problems associated with employees impaired by personal concerns, including, but not limited to, health, marital, family, financial, alcohol, drug, legal, emotional, stress, or other personal concerns which may adversely affect employee job performance.

Empowering for Life: Empowering for Life provides unique intervention and recovery support services for persons and families that are struggling with addiction.

Institute for a Drug-Free Workplace- An independent, self-sustaining coalition of businesses, business organizations, and individuals dedicated to preserving the rights of employers and employees in drug-abuse prevention programs and positively influencing the national debate on these issues.

Partnership for a Drug-Free America- A very complete and accurate compilation of information about drugs, addiction, and intervention for families.

Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration Division of Workplace Health-  This federal program includes a toll-free workplace hotline, drug-free workplace kits, certified lab lists, and Dept. of Transportation regulations.