D&A Testing and Wellness Programs Make a Nice Fit

Drug and alcohol testing is one step in a multilevel approach of health promotion and risk reduction. Though some employees may choose to view random testing programs as punitive, testing's ultimat
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Inside the Mind: Workers Who Justify Themselves to Relapse

People do not want to consider themselves as addicts or poor performers or sources of problems. As a result, they are good at justifying their behaviours, even when those behaviours are wrong. The jus
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Racing to Be Drug Free

Worksafe Queensland writes, “The content of an alcohol and drug policy should be based on the identification of hazards and the assessment of workplace risks and the strategies to address them.”1
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Presenting D&A Program in Context of Safety and Health

Drug and alcohol (D&A) programs should never be considered standalone programs. They are to be viewed as one component in a business-wide health program. Employers benefit from a healthy workforce
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What Employers Can Learn About Drug Use From Miners

It is no secret that the Australian mining industry has a drug and alcohol abuse problem. The most substance abuse has been found in the fly-in fly-out (FIFO) camps where miners live for long stretc
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