This article outlines the five biggest pitfalls of workplace drug and alcohol policies together with how to avoid them; two case studies are included to demonstrate.
Are drug and alcohol (D&A) testing protocols still necessary during COVID-19, or do the contamination possibilities of D&A tests pose more risks than they allay?
US research has found that construction workers are more prone to certain behaviours — such as smoking and binge drinking — that could negatively impact their health.
Since late April, a health bus has been visiting Victorian construction sites, offering coronavirus (COVID-19) mobile testing facilities for workers.
High prevalence of risky drinking in the construction industry reflects mid-life pressures and demanding work roles, a 2020 Flinders University study suggests.
Truck drivers who consume large amounts of coffee and energy drinks have more crashes compared with those who only drink small quantities of caffeine, research shows.
Construction workers are the most likely for cocaine use and prescription opioids misuse of any occupational group, new research out of the US suggests.
A new video has been released by the US National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), aimed at improving drug safety for first responders.
Intoxication in the workplace is a significant safety issue.
Research shows that the way in which a workplace responds to substance abuse can have a big influence over the extent of the problem.
Workplaces have the capacity to improve or worsen substance abuse, a new study has found.
This National Safe Work Month, the dangers of substance use and abuse in the workplace are being highlighted.
A new plan has been launched to tackle the misuse of opioids in the workplace.
Safety in the workplace is compromised by substance abuse, with drugs and alcohol playing a key part in injuries and fatalities.
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