Employee Factsheet: Alcohol

Thursday, January 21, 2021

The short-term effects of drinking are reversible. Symptoms should improve if the intake of alcohol is reduced.

Employee Factsheet: Drugs

Thursday, January 21, 2021

There are serious health effects associated with the misuse of drugs including heart disease, HIV and Hepatitis C, psychological illnesses and a greater risk of accidents, to mention just a few. Understanding of the effects of drugs is an important element in the process of accepting that “social” drug users pose a health and safety risk to any organisation.

Employer Factsheet: Electronic Cigarettes

Thursday, January 21, 2021

Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) have become popular substitutes for smoking tobacco. It is estimated that there are around 700,000 users of e-cigarettes in the UK.

How to Introduce a Smoke-free Policy

Thursday, January 21, 2021

Consult with all those who will be affected by the introduction of a smoking policy, including any trade union representatives.