This customisable policy will assist you in being committed to providing a safe, healthy and productive working environment for all staff. This policy sets out the company’s aims in reducing and managing alcohol and drug problems in the workplace.
Alcohol and drug problems are prevalent in society and are associated with a wide variety of costs for both employers and staff. These costs include ill-health sickness absence, reduced work performance and accidents. The consumption of alcohol and drugs has implications for health and safety at work since these substances impair coordination, judgement and decision making.