Helping small businesses prevent substance abuse

Examines the prevalence and consequences of drug and alcohol abuse and presents guidelines for establishing a substance abuse prevention programme for small and medium sized enterprises.

This manual provides practical background information and a step-by-step guide for developing small business substance abuse prevention initiatives. It is based on the findings and lessons learned from the experience of five countries who participated in the ILO’s pilot project on preventing alcohol and drug abuse at the workplace: Egypt, India, Malaysia, South Africa and Zimbabwe. The volume offers numerous useful sample questionnaires, a plan of action, and a variety of self-assessment tools.