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Poll: Should employers screen employees for alcohol misuse?

The idea has been mooted in the UK today.

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EXPERTS IN THE UK have said there is onus on employers to prevent their staff from binge drinking or becoming dependent on alcohol.

Writing in the British Medical Journal, the Alcohol Health Network has suggested the introduction of standardised screening for employees to help prevent problems with alcohol at an earlier stage.

Would you like to see something similar introduced in Ireland? Today, we ask: Should employers screen employees for alcohol misuse?

Poll Results:

No (3063)
I don't know (1642)
Yes (989)

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