Australia has a very distinct drinking culture, and it is not unexpected for that culture to spill over into the workplace. We all know, however, how detrimental alcohol can be to everyone in a place of business. When someone is consuming alcohol, the health and safety of everyone in the workplace may become compromised. Accidents resulting in injuries or death could happen, or the aggressive behaviour or the loss of inhibition that alcohol triggers could put people in rather compromising situations as the whole workforce looks on.
So what should Australian employers do to address alcohol abuse issues in the workplace?Read More