Safety Solutions | June 2015

Drug and alcohol policies must be a safety issue

Supplied by Andatech on Tuesday, 16 June, 2015


Drug and alcohol consumption is a major source of risk for many industries, particularly those with high rates of workplace injuries. One in 10 Australians regularly drink to the risk of harm and a similar number have consumed alcohol at work.

Drug and alcohol policies can be essential for managing this risk and often incorporate tools such as drug testing. But a well-designed policy must be based on improving workplace safety and should be crafted with input from a wide range of stakeholders, including employees, to avoid damaging workers’ trust.

 

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Originally published on: https://www.safetysolutions.net.au/content/drug-alcohol-testing/white-paper/drug-and-alcohol-policies-must-be-a-safety-issue-907134302#ixzz44eaNT9vz