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Drugs and Alcohol in the Workplace

Simon Loup (Any aspects of the above may be discussed by contacting Simon Loup at: Drug Screen Management Ltd, 43 Tonsley Hill, London SW18 1BE. Tel: 081 877 0420.)

Employee Counselling Today

ISSN: 0955-8217

Article publication date: 1 October 1994


Discusses the importance of workplace policies to deal with drug and alcohol abuse. Outlines the statistical evidence that the problem is increasing and identifies some of the problems created by drug and alcohol abuse in the workplace. Suggests how policies should be formed and how the screening process should be set up. Discusses some of the legal and ethical issues.



Loup, S. (1994), "Drugs and Alcohol in the Workplace", Employee Counselling Today, Vol. 6 No. 5, pp. 19-23.




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