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According to the US Dept. of Labor,
87% of full time employed illicit drug
users work for businesses with less
than 500 employees.

More than 40% work for businesses
with less than 25 employees.

Protect your business with a
Drug Free Workplace Program.

Join Other Effingham Firms
Currently Enrolled in the
Drugs Don't Work
(Click Here for Details)

Re-certify Your Company
(Click Here)

Important Forms
Drugs Don't Work Program
(Certified Companies Click Here)


Make Your Company a Drug Free Workplace

Of the 203,000+ companies that have employees in the State of Georgia, less than 4% have taken advantage of Georgia law O.C.G.A. 34-9-410.

This law, in effect since 1993, has saved more than 7,000 companies in Georiga an average of $5,000 per year. That's a $70,000 savings per company since the law was enacted. One Georgia company recently saved $100,000 in the first year by taking advantage of this pro-employer law.

GA. Law O.C. G. A. 34-9-410 mandates a 7.5% discount on workers' compensation insurance for State Certified Drug Free Workplaces in Georgia. For a company with 100 employees, this discount results in an average savings of $5,000 per year on workers comp insurance.

Additionally, implementing a Drug Free Workplace program:

  • Increases productivity
  • Reduces absenteeism and tardiness
  • Cuts workers comp claims in half
  • Lowers medical costs by 300%
  • Increases overall workforce morale
  • Cuts turnover rates
  • Reduces theft and other forms of crime in the workploace

All of these factors positively impact a company's bottom line.

The Effingham County Chamber of Commerce is a proud participant in Georgia's Drugs Don't Work program. DDW is here to assist your company for the state mandated 7.5% discount on worker's comp insurance.

Certification is Quite Affordable and Yields Big Dividends

Certification is a simple 5 step process. The total cost to your company will be about 10% of your workers' comp discount, (i.e. If your 7.5% savings equals $5,000, total cost to implement the program will be less than $500).

Do you know any business owner who would not invest $500 to save $5,000 annually?

Call: 404-223-2277 today or Email: cwade(at)livedrugfree.org for details. You can also visit the Drugs Don't Work website at www.LiveDrugFree.org to begin taking advantage of a pro-employer law that will save your company hundreds or even thousands of dollars.

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