POLICY NO. 50
CAMPUS-WIDE DRUG AND ALCOHOL ABUSE PREVENTION PROGRAM AND COMMITTEE
TITLE: DRUG FREE WORKPLACE
SECTION 1. GENERAL
1.1 Scope – This policy establishes and maintains a drug-free workplace.
1.2 Authority – Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988
1.3 Filing Date – 02/12/2009
1.4 Effective Date – 07/01/1989
1.5 Replaces - A.200 Drug-Free Workplace
SECTION 2. POLICY STATEMENT
2.1 Bluefield State College is committed to maintaining a workplace free from the unlawful manufacture,distribution, dispensing, possession or use of controlled substances. All employees AS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT will receive a copy of this policy and must abide by this policy. Each employee agrees to notify his/her immediate supervisor within five days after any conviction under a criminal drug statute for a violation that occurs in the workplace.
2.2 The campus-wide Drug/Alcohol Committee will distribute literature informing employees of the dangers of drug abuse in the workplace, and provide information on any available drug counseling, rehabilitation, and employee assistance programs.
2.3 An employee who violates this policy or who is convicted under a criminal drug statute for a violation occurring in the workplace will be subject to the College's disciplinary procedure up to and including dismissal and may be required to participate satisfactorily in a drug assistance or rehabilitation program.
2.4 Sanctions for non-compliance of the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988 include: suspension of payments under a grant; suspension of termination of a grant; and suspension or debarment from federal assisted activities.
SECTION 3. CAMPUS-WIDE DRUG and ALCOHOL ABUSE PREVENTION
PROGRAM and COMMITTEE
3.1 The Campus-Wide Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Committee is established to plan and evaluate campus-wide drug and alcohol abuse prevention activities and to monitor compliance with federal statutes.
3.2 The Campus-Wide Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Committee is responsible for:
- planning all employee and student campus activities as related to drug and alcohol abuse prevention;
- evaluating all policies, procedures and programs related to drug and alcohol abuse to determine their effectiveness and to implement any changes to the program when needed; and
- ensuring that college policies and procedures are consistent with Federal statutes.
3.3 Membership of the Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Committee includes:
- Director of Counseling Center to serve as Chair for committee
- Student Service Specialists for Student Life (2)
- Director of Human Resources
- Director of Public Safety
- Director of Student Health Center
- Faculty Representative
- Student Government Representatives (2)
Classified Staff Representative