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- Work-related Fatal Injuries in 1998. Weber, William; Cox, Cherron // Compensation & Working Conditions;Spring2001, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p27
Examines drug and alcohol abuse by U.S. workers discussed in toxicology reports in 1998. Information on the Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries, a Federal-State cooperative program that compiles a roster of fatal work-related injuries; Data limitations of toxicology reports; Views on the...
- Where to turn for help. // Nation's Business;Feb96, Vol. 84 Issue 2, p55
Presents information on resources available to employers to keep their workplaces free of drugs and alcohol. Details on resources; Contact points.
- Substance abuse worries keep employers on guard. Davis, Christopher // Grand Rapids Business Journal;1/8/96, Vol. 14 Issue 2, pB-1
Looks at employee drug and alcohol abuse and the effect on businesses. Principal deterrent to the productivity and success of many business; What industry statistics show; Belief of Thomas Stranz, director of rehabilitation services at Hope Network.
- Urine or you're out. Segal, Jonathan A. // HR Magazine;Dec1994, Vol. 39 Issue 12, p30
Discusses the complexities of testing applicants and employees for drug or alcohol abuse. Commonlaw invasion of privacy claim in nearly every state; Drug and alcohol testing as they relate to bargaining and other labor relation issues; Risks of not testing.
- Model programmes on drug, alcohol problems reviewed. // United Nations Chronicle;Dec94, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p79
Reports that on September 4-6, 1994, in Vienna, managers from more than 40 companies in five countries conducted a mid-term review of model programs to help prevent drug and alcohol-related problems in the workplace. Plans made for further implementation of cross-cultural programs being field...
- Four million dollars appropriated for drug free workplace demonstration program. // NCADD Washington Report;Nov98, Vol. 1 Issue 5, p1
Reports on the allocation of funds for a drug free workplace demonstration program in the United States. Regulation that participants have a written drug policy and provide drug/alcohol prevention training; Efforts by Senator Paul Wellstone and Representative Jim Ramstad to attach Substance...
- By The Numbers. // Industry Week/IW;Mar2010, Vol. 259 Issue 3, p18
The article presents statistics on the number industrial incidences in the U.S. including the percentage of industrial fatalities associated to alcohol use and alcoholism, the ratio of employees who used drugs that are likely to file a worker's compensation claim, and the number of workdays lost...
- Florida court overturns WC drug hurdle. Nelson-Morrill, Creston // National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag;4/1/96, Vol. 100 Issue 14, p6
Reports on a law imposed by the Florida's 1st District Court of Appeal, which forbids employees testing positive for alcohol or drugs from recovering workers' compensation benefits. Comments from attorney Randy Ellison; Further information about the law.
- Employers act to limit alcohol and drug abuse. Merrick, Neil // People Management;5/31/95, Vol. 1 Issue 11, p16
Looks at the policies of employers in Great Britain on alcohol and drug abuse of workers. Attitude of employees regarding alcohol consumption during working hours; Prevalence of drug abuse among workers; Liabilities facing employers in line with alcohol and drug abuse of workers.