This briefing provides essential information on issues that can arise as a result of substance use in the workplace, such as increased absence from work, poor performance and increased risk of accidents and injury. It informs employers of how to deal with these issues appropriately, whether as disciplinary or capability matters and when and how to provide support to employees in such circumstances.
At the end of this briefing, participants will be able to:
• identify when to assist or discipline employees
• draft a policy on Alcohol Misuse at Work
• draft a policy on Drug Misuse at Work