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Document ID (ISN)68979
CIS number 97-1042
ISSN - Serial title 1076-2752 - Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Year 1996
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Howland J., Mangione T.W., Lee M., Bell N., Levine S.
Title Employee attitudes toward work-site alcohol testing
Bibliographic information Oct. 1996, Vol.38, No.10, p.1041-1046. 9 ref.
Abstract A questionnaire survey of 6370 employees at 16 corporate work sites examined their support for work-site alcohol testing under three conditions: 65% supported pre-employment testing, 81% supported testing after an accident, and 49% supported random testing. Support was relatively consistent across the hierarchy (managers, supervisors and workers) but varied according to age, education, occupation, type of workforce, and perceived exposure to occupational hazards. Support for testing was highest among blue-collar workers whose jobs involved manufacturing or exposure to work-site hazards.
Descriptors (primary) drug testing; alcoholism
Descriptors (secondary) risk awareness; sex-linked differences; age-linked differences; questionnaire survey
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Psychology and sociology
Broad subject area(s) Stress, psychosocial factors
Browse category(ies) Occupational health services
Alcohol and drug abuse