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Alcohol and the workplace: the rights and responsibilities of employers
Number 8.2 September 2009
Alcohol is the most widely used psychoactive, or mood-changing, recreational drug in Australia and alcohol-related problems can be present in almost every workplace.
This fact sheet outlines some of the ways that alcohol can impact on a workplace and your rights and responsibilities as an employer. This fact sheet is only a guide and provides general information based on the Victorian Occupational Health and Safety Act (2004) (OHS Act). Consult with the relevant authorities for more information about your specific workplace.