Research Updates

But I don't have a problem! Young workers and risky drinking

Francesca McSteen

Young male workers need to be educated about the work and health consequences of risky drinking.

 Take Home Messages:  More than 40% of the Australian work-force consumes alcohol at dangerous levels at least occasionally. Individual risky alcohol consumption has a wide range of negative impacts for the work place including absenteeism. High-risk drinkers are more likely than low-risk drinkers to miss work, either due to alcohol use or another illness or injury. The majority of drinking is by non-dependent, yet high risk, interm...

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