Edina Gabor, National Institute for Health Development, Hungary
Alcohol and workplaceEdina GáborAssociation for HealthierWorkplacesThe 8th Global Conference onHealth Promotion 2013
Alcohol and workplaceSome point of interest• 60% of the problem drinker have ajob, working on a workplace.• The workplace is one of the bestsetting to involve adults intohealthpromotion.• The setting approach is the mostsustianable way of thehealthpromotion.
Alcohol and workplace• Two examples, how Work andHealth (Alcohol and Workplace)are included in other policies, inLifelong Learning Programme andin Occupational Safety and HealthProgramme.
Alcohol and Workplaces inLifelong Learning Policy• MEPMIS: Maximising employeeperformance, by minimising the impactof substances in the workplace
Alcohol and Workplaces inLifelong Learning Policy• The MEPMIS Project developed atraining resource (web based, & face toface) for trainers and managers in smalland medium sized enterprises (SMEs)that equip them with the appropriateskills and sufficient knowledge andunderstanding to enable them to dealboth proactively and reactively with theissue of alcohol and substances andtheir impact on work/employment.
Module titles1. General introduction2. The best corporate approach3. Legal principles4. Managerial knowledge, skillsand competencies5. To test or not to test6. The problem7. Putting theory into practice
Alcohol and Workplaces inLifelong Learning Policy• The web based training is (freely)available athttp://www.alcoholdrugsandwork.eu/,in English, Dutch, Italian, Polish andHungarian.• The MEPMIS project was funded by theLEONARDO DA VINCI Programme, whichis a part of the European CommissionsLifelong Learning Programme.
Partners are also SME’s• Partners with the lead of John Griffits
Alcohol and Workplace inOccupational Health AndSafety Policy• The European Agency for Safety and Health atWork (EU-OSHA) also contribute to the preventionefforts by OSHwiki, which represents an innovativechannel to disseminate the latest knowledge onOccupational Safety and Health (OSH). TheOSHwiki aims to provide authoritative, in-depth,multilingual and easily updated information onOSH, through a collaborative tool that allows theactive participation of the OSH community.Alcohol at workplace will be included in it.
Health for all throughhealth for all policies• With MEPMIS project we (healthsector) contribute to the lifelonglearning and economyimprovement• With OSHwikipedia wecontribute to the safety and theeconomy
• May be in this way health forall policy we can be moreeffective………….• Lets think on it!
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