|EMPLOYEE ALCOHOL / DRUG USE
BASED ON POLICY NUMBER AND TITLE
|SBTCE POLICY 8-7-105 EMPLOYEE ALCOHOL/DRUG USE|
It is the policy of Trident Technical College to provide a drug free, healthy, safe and secure work environment. Employees are required and expected to report to work in appropriate mental and physical condition to meet the requirements and expectations of their positions.
Chemical dependency through use of controlled and uncontrolled substances, including alcohol, is recognized as a major health problem and a treatable illness. The College will provide educational programs for its employees and students regarding both illegal and legal drug use including alcohol. Emphasis will be on counseling, rehabilitation, and employee and student assistance programs. Penalties may be imposed upon employees and students for drug abuse violations occurring on College property or during any part of a College activity. Trident, its employees and students will also comply with applicable Federal and State laws and regulations, and the Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988, and the Drug Free Schools and Communities Act Amendments of 1989 and the American Disabilities Act.
Updated June 1, 2009