Alcohol and other drug consumption among Australian workers has implications for safety and productivity in the workplace.
Browse the resources below to find information for employers and employees, about keeping those in your workplace safe from alcohol- and drug-related harms.
If you can’t find the information you need, contact DrugInfo.
Read the November 2012 issue of PolicyTalk for information on workplace drug testing.
Information about alcohol and other drugs
Are you drinking at risky levels? Find out by answering 10 quick questions on the AUDIT (Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Tool). Print out the AUDIT [PDF: 495KB](new window) or complete the AUDIT online.
Get the facts on alcohol and other drugs and how they might affect the people who take them.
DrugInfo's Prevention Research Quarterly (PRQ)
The September 2009 edition of the PRQ looked at the topic, 'Prevention of alcohol-related harm in the workplace'. Read this edition online.
DrugInfo seminar presentations
Following on from the release of the September 2009 PRQ, we hosted a seminar on 'Alcohol and the workplace: issues, rights and responsibilities'. Listen to the audios and read the presentations from this seminar.
National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction (NCETA)
The NCETA website includes a large section on 'Alcohol and drugs in the workplace', which includes research, resources, publications and presentations on the topic.
DrugInfo resource centre
Australian Drug Information Network (ADIN)
Search the ADIN database using the terms 'employer' or 'employee'.
The Australian Drug Foundation's Workplace Services aim to reduce alcohol and other drug-related harms in the workplace by supporting management and staff. Our services include:
Workplace training program
ADF Aware is the specially-designed workplace training product from Australia’s leading independent drug and alcohol harm prevention organisation—The Australian Drug Foundation (ADF). ADF Aware is a 40 minute interactive Q&A online training program that an employee works through to understand your company’s policy on alcohol & drugs, dispel myths whilst learning new facts and establish employee behaviour expectations.
Last updated: 5 April 2013
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