Alcohol Misuse by Employees over the Festive Period

Posted in : How do I handle it NI on 11 November 2014
Rachel Richardson
Tughans

We have a number of work-related social events coming up over the festive period, but I have concerns about employees who may over-indulge at these events and either return to work or come in the next day still under the influence of alcohol. How do I handle it?


Rachel Richardson, Tughans writes:


The risks associated with employees being under the influence of alcohol at work will vary from employer to employer and will largely depend on the nature of the work being performed. In some workplaces, for example those involving the operation of moving machinery, employees who attend work under the

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Rachel Richardson
Tughans

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