Alcohol in the workplace
EVERY DAY WE ARE FACED WITH DIFFERENT PROBLEMS. IN OUR FAST PACED BUSINESS IT IS EASY FOR ONE
TO TURN TO DRUGS AS AN ANSWER. WE WILL SEE TODAY HOW THIS DECISION CAN AFFECT YOUR WORK
AND ALSO SHOW THE FACT YOU ARE NOT ALONE. WE HAVE MANY PROGRAMS IN PLACE AND MANY PEOPLE
THAT HAVE BEEN HELPED BY THEM.
As we can see alcoholism is usually an end result of many biological and psychological factors. But, in order to know how it starts we need to know what it is. Once we can see the signs of alcohol becoming a problem we can figure out how to help it. By understanding the reasons it started it is much easier to treat.
Usually family histories and traumatic events can trigger alcohol.
By treating these problems we can treat the alcohol easier.
While there are many problems that can occur at work for drinking. The national council on alcoholism and drug dependence stresses four. The first two can be used together (work injuries, and absenteeism.) If you are not there you are of no benefit
While those are the main problems. We know in the health field that making a mistake can be just as devastating, giving a person even a wrong med could lead to death. As friends and managers it is up to us to look for problems dangerous to someone’s life as a forktruck on a construction site
Now as friends and managers, we know we can help. There are confidential groups that can help a person with these problems called the
Employee assistance program
THERE ARE GROUP MEETINGS
There are private meetings but they all reach the same goal.
FIRST WE HAVE TO UNDERSTAND EAP IT IS NOT
A PUNISHMENT. BY USING THE EAP…