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RR193 - The scale and impact of illegal drug use by workers

This report aims to: establish the prevalence of illegal drug use in the working population, to investigate the effects of illegal drugs on work performance and to determine whether there is an association between illegal drug use and the prevalence of workplace accidents, injuries and human error. The project shows that recreational drug use may reduce performance efficiency and safety at work.

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Updated 2010-03-19