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Consequences of an unclear Drug & Alcohol policy

What Can Happen if your Drug & Alcohol Testing Policy is Unclear & too General – A Case Study


Imagine this…

its the evening of Melbourne Cup day, night shift has commenced and an employee reports to you that another employee has passed out asleep in a truck at work, and she smells of alcohol.

To make matters worse you discover that as a result of this, approximately 50 chickens have died. Your drug and alcohol policy says you have a ‘zero tolerance for alcohol’.


What would you do…?


For  more information see Work Options  “LightHouse Keeper – Navigating Safe Workplaces” Article

Drug & Alcohol Policy -Sept 2018

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