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Drug-Free Workplace Requirements

Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988

Stephen F. Austin State University is required by federal statute to provide a drug-free workplace.

  1. SFA policy 13.11, Illicit Drugs and Alcohol Use, outlines the university's commitment to a drug-free workplace. The policy "prohibits all employees (full-time and part-time faculty, staff and students) from engaging in the unlawful manufacture, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a controlled substance or alcoholic beverage in the workplace, or reporting to work under the influence of alcoholic beverages or illegal drugs." The policy includes information on health risks and outlines penalties for non-compliance. The policy is part of a drug-free awareness program on campus.

  2. Employees working on a Federal grant or other agreement MUST follow policy 13.11 AND notify their immediatre supervisor or HUman Resources representative, within five calendar days, if they are convicted of a criminal drug violation that took place at any property owned or controlled by SFA.