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Drug misuse at work

A guide for employers

Drug misuse at work: A guide for employers
Date of publication:
1998
Series code:
INDG91(rev2)
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This leaflet provides a basic understanding about the signs, effects and risks of drug misuse. It also sets out a best practice approach to dealing with drug-related problems at work.

It is aimed at employers in all industries and explains who is at risk, why people misuse drugs and the legal position for employers. It suggests a four-step framework for dealing with drug misuse at work and a model policy on drug misuse.

Updated: 2015-05-18