Drugs and Alcohol in the Workplace – Workplace Safety Training Video – Safetycare 2011

by admini on January 26, 2017

Drugs and Alcohol are a problem in the workplace. The object of this program is to identify some of the problems and to look at a variety of options available to handle this issue. These are just some of the facts: • Of all people with alcohol or other drug-related problems, 60% – 70% are in full-time employment • Of all workplace fatalities 15% – 30% are related to alcohol and other drugs • Of all workplace accidents 20% – 30% involve people in an intoxicated state • People with alcohol and drug problems have 200% – 300% more absenteeism than other employees Included in the program: • Definition of what is a workplace alcohol and drug problem • Safety and productivity issues associated with alcohol and drug problems • Identification of problems • Issues of confidentiality • Drug and Alcohol Testing • Self-denial It is commonly agreed that at least 10% of the entire workforce suffers from some form of drug dependency problem. This 10% figure is also seen by most to be on the increase.

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AMarczyk October 7, 2010 at 11:08 pm

Great animation toward the end of this preview – really nice

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