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It's important to remember that impairment can be caused by many things, including stress, grief and tiredness, along with some substance use. It's your responsibility as an employer to keep your staff safe from the risks that impairment brings, whatever the cause.

We've got info and advice on alcohol and drug policies, drug testing and supporting employees who may be impaired.

The Drug Foundation is an unbiased expert, and frequently provides guidance on best practice for drug testing and other alcohol and drug related issues in the workplace.

We often provide organisations with recommendations that can:

  • Save time and money
  • Improve employee satisfaction through greater compassion
  • Reduce alcohol and other drug incidents and accidents
  • Reduce harm to employees from alcohol and other drug use.

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