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Management Skills Courses
Drug & Alcohol (D&A) Awareness

SUMMARY
This course offers a comprehensive, bespoke support package enabling organisations to comply with The Home Office’s National Workplace Initiative on D&A Awareness, health & safety (H&S) legislation and EU directives, including the provision of bespoke policies to help tackle D&A issues in the workplace.

D&A misuse is not specific to any sex, age group or status.

  • Staff under the influence only achieve 67% of their work potential
  • 75% of alcohol dependants are also employees
  • 1 in 9 adults has a drink problem
  • Drug mis-users are 3.5 times more likely to injure themselves or someone else at work
  • It’s estimated that 30% of drug mis-users are in full or part-time employment

The aim of this course is to

  • Protect your company and staff from litigation
  • Prevent alcohol and drug problems
  • Help identify problems at an early stage
  • Help recognise D&A problems as medical conditions
  • Set out clear guidelines for dealing with staff suspected of having D&A problems
  • Show how staff can be reintroduced into the workforce as productive employees
  • Satisfy H&S legislation

Suitable for:
General staff, Supervisors and middle managers, senior management, specialist staff (HR / Occupational Health), Union representatives or anyone to whom D&A awareness may be of help in the workplace.


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