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Document ID (ISN)68765
CIS number 97-514
ISSN - Serial title 1250-3274 - Archives des maladies professionnelles et de médecine du travail
Year 1996
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Cabrero E., Osuna E., Luna J.D., Jimenez M.C., Marin J., Luna A.
Title Alcoholism, absenteeism and industrial accident rate in a Spanish public transport company
Original title Alcoolisme, absentéisme et accidents du travail dans une entreprise de transport espagnole [in French]
Bibliographic information Sep. 1996, Vol.57, No.5, p.353-355. 28 ref.
Abstract Between 1988 and 1992 a careful examination was accomplished by a transport company in Spain in order to determine absenteeism and industrial accident rate on 43 possible excessive alcohol drinkers. Their age was 46 (average) and they had 23 years of service. A comparative study of the results obtained from check-ups on the 478 employees that belonged to the staff was carried out. The possible excessive alcohol consumers were tested by means of anamnesis, a drink questionnaire, physical exploration and blood test results. By analyzing the results of the study, a higher level of absenteeism and industrial accidents in possible heavy drinkers is perceived.
Descriptors (primary) occupational accidents; transport industry; alcoholism
Descriptors (secondary) sickness absenteeism; medical examinations; accident absenteeism
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Transport and communications
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Transport industry (in general)
Alcohol and drug abuse