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Published by International Labour Office .
Written in English


  • Coping with drug & alcohol abuse,
  • Labour economics,
  • Labor,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Substance Abuse & Addictions - General

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages252
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9124142M
ISBN 109221059626
ISBN 109789221059622

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  [email protected]® is an employer-based training program. The ultimate aim of the program is to improve the organizational health of participating employers and certified trainers, with an emphasis on strategies to reduce chronic disease and injury risk to employees and an eye to improving overall worker productivity. Results: Combined to NSDUH data indicate that percent of full-time workers aged 18 to 64 worked for an employer with a written policy about employee use of alcohol and drugs, percent had access to an employee assistance program (EAP) at work, and percent reported that their employer had given them educational materials. Over 15% of U.S. workers report being impaired by alcohol at work at least one time during the past year, and 9% of workers reported being hung-over at work 6 The United States Preventive Services Task Force recommends screening and behavioral counseling interventions to reduce alcohol misuse by adults, including pregnant women, in primary care.   The regulations are typically listed in the organization's drug and alcohol abuse and prevention policy. The guidelines may include information on when the company tests for drugs and alcohol, as well as on the consequences of failing a test.

You are less effective and productive; this can impact both your work and that of co-workers. Impacts. The use of alcohol and other drugs can impact on workplaces in a number of ways, affecting relationships, safety and productivity. Alcohol and drugs cost Australian workplaces an estimated $6 billion per year in lost productivity. 1. • What assistance is available to employees with drug or alcohol problems (e.g., whether your company offers an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) or Member Assistance Program (MAP)). • Who should be contacted either for assistance or for further information about the policy. OSHA strongly recommends the establishment of reasonable drug and alcohol prevention policies in the workplace, as such policies are natural and invaluable components of a safe and healthy workplace. Such programs typically include: a written policy, supervisor training, employee education, employee assistance, and drug testing. while continuing in any level of alcohol and/or drug use, skip to Option (3). Option (3):You have hope that the program will work but don’t have the ability to do Option (1) or (2). That is, you don’t have the strength to go cold turkey, but alcohol and/or drugs are having too much of an effect on you for.

Chapter 3 The effects of drugs and alcohol Chapter 4 The ABCs of substance use Chapter 5 Thoughts, feelings and substance use Chapter 6 First things first. Ideas to get started Chapter 7 Saying no to alcohol and drugs Chapter 8 Coping with cravings. Section 2 Tools to use during recovery. Chapter 9 Journaling Chapter 10 Being in groups.   "Small businesses are the engine of a growing economy, so it is critical that all of us work to help prevent drug abuse among their workers. The fact is, small businesses are less likely to provide substance abuse information for employees, to have a written policy on substance abuse, and to provide access to employee assistance programs for. Narconon specialists enable those who have a problem or are faced with decisions about alcohol abuse or use of illicit drugs to find the help and information they need. In their long-term, residential alcohol treatment programs, Narconon helps those who have lost control of their drinking to take control of their lives and their careers once again. Workplace programs to prevent and reduce alcohol-related problems among employees have considerable potential. For example, because employees spend a lot of time at work, coworkers and supervisors may have the opportunity to notice a developing alcohol problem.