Drug and alcohol policy tipsheet

Tips for setting out an alcohol and other drugs policy


What it contains

Use the information contained in this guide to introduce and discuss the problem of the use of alcohol and other drugs in the workplace and the need for development of a policy statement for the organisation. State a management commitment to provision of a safe, healthy and productive workplace and a willingness to consult with employees and their representatives. Consider the stressors in the workplace that could contribute to the harmful use of alcohol and other drugs.

  • Aim
  • Scope
  • Code of behaviour
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Special circumstances
  • Testing
  • Discipline