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Date PostedJune 15, 2015

Employers Beware of the Affects of Alcohol Abuse on Your Business

As we approach “Dry July” employers are being encouraged to recognise the negative affects of alcohol abuse on their business.

“Dry July” is an initiative that challenges adult participants to abstain from alcohol for the month in support of cancer patients.

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Source: globe-views.com

In an article on Ferret.com.au, Drug Info Australia statistics were quoted which revealed that alcohol/drug abuse cost Australian workplaces an estimated  $6 billion per year in lost productivity. They also reveal that half of Australian workers drink at harmful levels.

Employers should address these issues in their workplace, for the health and safety of their workers and for the benefit of their business.

Read more at www.ferret.com.au

Steven Asnicar is regarded as a leader across many fields of industry. In particular, his specialisation across the health, infrastructure, construction, resource and utility sectors has seen him successfully change the dynamics of these industries through the introduction of new strategic, marketing, training and technical frameworks. Steven works closely with industry peak bodies such as Safework Australia, Australian Logistics Council, National Advisory for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment (NATESE) and the Council of Australian Governments in the development of new delivery standards and industry specific programs.

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