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Human Resources

Policy Title
Drug-Free Workplace
Policy Description
In order to comply with the provisions of the Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988, it is the policy of Winthrop University that the workplace shall be free from the illegal use, possession or distribution of controlled substances (as defined in the Controlled Substances Act). Controlled substances include, but are not limited to, marijuana, cocaine, amphetamines, phencyclidine (PCP), and opiates.

Employees are expected to report for work and while at work to remain in condition to perform assigned duties free from the effects of controlled substances. It is the University s intent and obligation to, in good faith effort, and on a continuing basis, provide a drug-free, healthful, safe and secure work environment.

The unlawful manufacture, distribution, dispensation, possession or use of controlled substances on property owned or controlled by Winthrop University, or while conducting university business off university property, is prohibited. Any illegal substances discovered on university property will be turned over to the appropriate law enforcement agency and may result in criminal prosecution.

Please see full policy for additional information
Policy Author(s)
Human Resources, Employee Diversity and Wellness
Effective Date
February 2010
Review Date
October 2016