Around two years ago, the Master Builders Association ACT and Frontline Diagnostics started a conversation regarding the disturbingly high incidence of alcohol and other drug use within the building and construction industry (now stands at 20%, or 1 in 5 workers).
It was agreed between the two management bodies that an approach to Government may have some positive response, particularly with the ICE epidemic growing steadily.
MBA ACT and Frontline Diagnostics wished to indicate a leadership response in addressing the growing drug issues.
What wasn’t expected was for the Federal Govt. to take the leadership role and introduce legislation that could herald the start of a new responsible approach to workplace safety.Read More