Drug & Alcohol Abuse for Employees in Construction Environments
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In the United States there are over 38 million binge drinkers, almost 25 million illegal drug users and more than 6 million people who abuse prescription drugs... and most of them have jobs. Substance abuse directly affects a construction worker's personality, health and ability to function safely on a worksite. It can also decrease productivity, create a hostile work environment and damage their company's reputation.
"Drug and Alcohol Abuse for Employees in Construction Environments" discusses the hazards of substance abuse, how employees can avoid them, and what they can do to help keep their jobsite drug and alcohol-free. Length: 18 minutes
Topics covered include:
- Substances that are often abused
- Alcohol, marijuana and other depressants
- Stimulants and narcotics
- How people get "hooked"
- Drug dependency
- Becoming a substance abuser
- Alcohol and drug policies
- Overcoming substance abuse...and more.