Dealing with Illegal Drugs and Alcohol Abused in the Workplace

This 2 minute safety training video covers: Why alcohol is the common cause of workplace accidents, what are the effects of alcohol abused, what to do if you encounter someone under the influence of alcohol, what is the cumulative effect of marijuana, what is the effect of combining drugs with alcohol, what are the commonly overlooked depressants in the workplace.

Video Transcript

Drugs and alcohol abusers are addicted to substances that have taken control of their lives and limited their ability to function positively in society. It’s no secret that the abuse of and addiction to drugs and alcohol is tearing at the fabric of our society. Families fall apart, individual lives are ruined and innocent victims are hurt or even killed. Surprisingly, the majorities of alcoholics and illegal drug users have jobs and bring their addictions into the workplace.