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Employers should help prevent misuse of alcohol by employees

BMJ 2013; 347 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f6590 (Published 07 November 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f6590

Re: Employers should help prevent misuse of alcohol by employees

Alcohol abuse is a social problem that needs psychological counseling and a willingness from the alcoholic. Alcohol is addictive and use of alcohol in work place needs to be generally prohibited. The prohibition of alcohol in any work place has to be mandated and executed.There has to be probably an alcohol support group in each of these work places to support these employees known to be alcoholic or noted to be misusing alcohol.

Competing interests: No competing interests

10 November 2013
Dhastagir Sheriff
Professor
Faculty of Medicine, Benghazi University
Benghazi