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Document ID (ISN)77712
CIS number 01-1654
Year 2001
Convention or series no. 66095.d 66095.f 66095.i
Author(s) Rüegsegger R.
Title Legal aspects relative to the use of dependency-causing substances in the workplace
Original title Les substances engendrant la dépendance au poste de travail d'un point de vue juridique [in French]
Suchtmittel am Arbeitsplatz aus rechtlicher Sicht [in German]
Sostanze generanti dipendenza sul luogo di lavoro: aspetti giuridici [in Italian]
Bibliographic information Suva, Arbeitssicherheit, Postfach, 6002 Luzern, Switzerland, Jan. 2001. 7p. Illus.
Abstract Aimed at employers, this booklet highlights the legal aspects relative to the consumption of dependency-causing substances in the workplace. Main topics covered: responsibilities of employers and employees; prohibition of alcohol consumption; breath analysers, blood and urine analyses; reduced insurance coverage in the event of an accident; consumption of illegal substances; conditions of employment of persons participating in heroin or methadone treatment programmes.
Descriptors (primary) drug dependence; Switzerland; training material; workplaces; legislation; alcoholism
Descriptors (secondary) responsibilities of employers; heroin; responsibilities of employees; training manuals; terms of employment; methadone hydrochloride
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceSwitzerland
Subject(s) Psychology and sociology
Broad subject area(s) Stress, psychosocial factors
Browse category(ies) OSH training
Alcohol and drug abuse