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The Hidden Threat to Businesses - Substance Misuse at Work.

Alcohol abuse is estimated to cost South Africa in excess of R9 billion per year.

68% of people with a drinking problem are employed, whether full-time or part-time.

According to research 6-15% of any given workforce will be alcohol dependent.

Employees who abuse alcohol or drugs are late for work 300% more often. Employees who abuse alcohol and drugs are 400% more likely to be involved in occupational accidents.

At a Cosatu meeting the following statistics were revealed - For every average day in South Africa:

- 5 people die of injuries

- 430 people are injured

- 52 are permanently disabled

Studies show that 20-40% of industrial accidents are alcohol related.

Contact Elim today to discuss available options.

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