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Document ID (ISN)104487
CIS number 05-531
ISBN(s) 92-2-112372-3
Year 2001
Convention or series no.
Title Drug and alcohol abuse prevention programmes in the maritime industry (a manual for planners) (revised)
Bibliographic information ILO Publications, International Labour Office, 1211 Genève 22, Switzerland, 2001. vi, 61p. Illus.
Internet access http://www.ilo.org/public/english/dialogue/sector/papers/drugalco/drugalco.pdf [in English]
Abstract The objective of this manual is to contribute to the reduction of health and safety problems related to the use of drugs and alcohol in the maritime industry through the promotion of awareness and education. It provides the background and practical information necessary to develop, implement and evaluate comprehensive prevention programmes. Contents: drugs and alcohol in the workplace and in the maritime industry; responsibilities; components of a comprehensive substance abuse prevention programme. Appendices include sample workplace drug and alcohol policies and ILO and WHO guidelines on drug and alcohol testing and screening examinations for seafarers.
Descriptors (primary) health programmes; drug dependence; sea transport; alcoholism; ILO
Descriptors (secondary) legal aspects; IMO; WHO; responsibilities; drug testing; glossary; role of management; manuals
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceILO
Subject(s) Psychology and sociology
Transport and communications
Broad subject area(s) Stress, psychosocial factors
Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Workplace health promotion
Water transportation
Alcohol and drug abuse