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Document ID (ISN)109080
CIS number 09-240
ISSN - Serial title 1262-4055 - Préventique-Sécurité
Year 2008
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Phan Chan Thé E.
Title Addictive behaviour and safety-critical jobs
Original title Conduites addictives et postes de sécurité [in French]
Bibliographic information Jan.-Feb. 2008, No.97, p.76-81. Illus.
Abstract This article discusses the management of addictive behaviour in occupational settings, with an emphasis on screening for the abuse of drugs and alcohol among persons assigned to safety-critical jobs. Two examples of safety-critical jobs are presented: truck drivers and dock handlers. The article also presents various statistics that help understand the importance and the severity of the problem of substance addiction in France.
Descriptors (primary) drug dependence; dock work; France; safety rules; drivers; manual handling; risk factors; psychology and sociology
Descriptors (secondary) alcoholism; trucks; medical examinations; causes of accidents; drug testing
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Broad subject area(s) Stress, psychosocial factors
Browse category(ies) Alcohol and drug abuse
Water transportation
Safety supervision
Psychological factors