Drugs and Alcohol

It is against the law under the OHSW Act to put yourself or any other person in the workplace at risk by being under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol.


How to protect yourself

Tell your Supervisor if you are taking medication; (like those used for allergies) can cause drowsiness when driving or operating machinery.

Attend work free of alcohol or drugs

Abide by your workplaces policies and procedures regarding Alcohol and Drugs

Seek help if you have a drug or alcohol problem

Do Not

Do not drink excessively the night before work, it is possible you will still be intoxicated

Do not come to work under the influence of drugs or alcohol

Do not put others at risk by being intoxicated at work

Do not take drugs or alcohol during work hours