DRUG & ALCOHOL POLICY
MG Engineering is committed to providing a safe, healthy and productive workplace with requirements under the OHS & Welfare Act 1986. All employees of MG Engineering have a responsibility under the Act to ensure they take reasonable care to protect their own health and the health of others whilst in the workplace, by not being affected by alcohol or drugs that it affects their or another employee work performance or safety.
MG Engineering will provide support to employees who wish to address alcohol and or drug related issues which are affecting them or others.
Outline the responsibilities of Supervisors/Managers and employees.
Specify emergency and security procedures to be followed in the event of an alcohol or a drug related injury.
MG Engineering will provide guidance and training to staff members on how to approach an employee if they are under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
Under section 19 of the Act MG Engineering will be responsible for ensuring all employees and staff are aware of the Alcohol and Drug Policy and implement procedures. MG Engineering have an obligation under the OHS Act to ensure the health safety and welfare of all its employees.
Under section 28 of the Act all employees have a duty of care to report anything they see to management relating to alcohol and drugs.
A random alcohol and drug test will be performed at the work site to ensure all employees are free from any alcohol or drugs in their system.
Application of Policy
This policy is applicable not only to immediate employees of MG Engineering but also made available to any contractors or visitors on or required to work off site.
MG Engineering will consult with the Managers and employees and cooperate on any issue in which arises from alcohol and drugs. This policy will be reviewed every year.
Policy approved in Management Manual (MM 1.1)