At The Podium

Employee Drug and Alcohol Testing

Date: April 30, 2015

Event: Headaches in the Healthcare Workplace Seminar

Venue: National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum

Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Nathan L. Whatley
Nathan L. Whatley

Like most other workplaces, the healthcare industry has its own unique set of headache-inducing challenges. The prevalence of prescription drug and substance abuse is just one of them.

In his presentation titled “Employee Drug and Alcohol Testing,” McAfee & Taft labor and employment attorney Nathan Whatley discusses the factors contributing to substance abuse in the healthcare workplace and what steps employers must take to comply with Oklahoma’s Standards for Workplace Drug and Alcohol Testing Act. 

Topics covered include:

  • Common risky and illegal behaviors in the healthcare workplace
  • An overview of the Standards for Workplace Drug and Alcohol Testing Act
  • Types of testing allowed under Oklahoma law
  • What every employer drug and alcohol testing policy must include