Drug Free Workplace

Thank you for your interest in becoming a Drug Free Workplace! 

Would you like to save 5% on your workers compensation premium? By setting up a Drug Free Workplace program you will 1) protect your workers, 2) lower your employment turnover, 3) have a safer workplace, 4) and achieve higher productivity.
Employers Resources

Drug Free Manatee has partnered with Employee Services Plus, a Payroll and Human Resource company located in Bradenton. Susan T. Howard, President, will walk you through with the Drug Free Workplace process step by step by providing assistance with 1) written policy, 2) forms and documents, 3) drug testing set-up, 4) training and 5) ongoing support.

Email: Susan T. Howard, or Call: 941-321-6928


The National Drug Free Workplace Alliance (NDWA) is a provider of comprehensive Drug Free Workplace programs located in St. Petersburg. This valuable resource is provided free of charge though a grant from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and will enhance your company’s health and safety while improving your bottom line. .

For more information and to enroll in the free program, please visit.the National Drug Free Workplace Alliance website, and contact Program Manager Karen Belanger at 941-828-0211.


Drug Free Youth (D-Fy) is a community of teens who share the commitment to make positive choices and live a healthy, drug-free life. Members are eligible to receive local discounts and attend special D-Fy events. There may also be opportunities to receive hiring preference, internships, apprenticeships and scholarships in their future endeavors.

All businesses that develop hiring preference, internships, or apprenticeships to D-Fy members will be spotlighted both locally and regional in press releases and special community events and on the D-Fy webpage as a “Walk the Talk” partner.