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SUBSTANCE MISUSE AT WORK

Alcohol abuse is a considerable problem when vehicle driving is part of the job, especially if driving is required on public roads.

CONTROLS

For alcohol abuse:

■ during working hours, there should be no drinking

■ drinking during break periods should be discouraged

■ induction training should stress this policy

■ managers should enforce the policy

■ posters can also help to communicate the message

■ the availability of a confi dential counselling service.