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Impairment: Alcohol Use and Work

Publication Date: 
September 07 / 2018

Impairment (also known as unfit for duty/work) resulting from alcohol use can have severe consequences for not only the impaired worker, but also their co-workers, supervisor, and employer.

Employers must ensure that all of their employees are able to perform work safely. Impairment in the workplace due to alcohol consumption is a hazard that employers need to manage through policy and procedures.