Drug and alcohol misuse policy

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All inclusive policy which aids compliance with duties under health and safety law as well as acting as a warning to employees about the consequences of drug and alcohol misuse.
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About this document

This document provides a framework in which employees can seek help in order to resolve any addictions rather than a framework under which they will automatically be punished.

Alcohol and drug misuse is everyone's concern.  Not only does it damage the employee’s health, but it can cost employers through absenteeism and reduced productivity. It may also increase the risk of accidents.

Health and Safety at Work legislation ensures that employers are responsible for prohibiting drug and alcohol misuse. Turning a blind eye is no excuse.

Application and features

  • Provides a framework for all employees
  • Helps with health and safety compliance
  • Suitable for any sized business or organisation with employees
  • Informs staff of their rights and responsibilities regards drugs and alcohol
  • Aims to reduce the number of employees who abuse drugs and or alcohol
  • Up to date policy encourages non abuse at work
  • Down-to-earth common sense provisions to protect your business
  • Educates staff in best practice
  • Saves hours of individual explanation

Contents

  • Principles
  • Scope
  • Background
  • Current legislation
  • Policy
  • Guidelines
  • Consultation
  • Policy implementation
  • Enforcement
  • Review
Sample drug and alcohol misuse policyFront cover

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09 April 2015
Would recommend. The document gave me just what i needed
Karen Panks
Review of the United Kingdom version
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14 July 2013
I required a policy that was available to include in my current policies, this policy made it simple and quick to apply to my current manual and I saved a lot of man hours in developing a policy that is current to state laws. I will use and recommend Net Lawman in the future.
Gus ROBINSON

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