What are the financial impacts of drugs and alcohol at work?

How drugs and alcohol at work can hurt your bottom line Whether you work in an office or on an oil rig, employers have a duty of care to provide a safe workplace environment. But when an employee is impaired by drugs and alcohol, the health, safety and financial consequences can be devastating. In many industries, such as road and rail transport, maritime and mining occupations, the law provides a legal blood alcohol level and prohibits workers from being affected by drugs of any kind (prescription or illicit). Other companies have their own policies about alcohol and illicit substances. This…