New safety warning over workers who use alcohol and drugs to combat mental health issues


 

Concerns are rising that transport and logistics firms are not prepared for a tide of alcohol and drug-related impairment issues, due to the impact of the pandemic on mental health. A report from medical tech company Drager Safety UK found more than half (55%) of transport firms have no policies in place to manage workplace issues caused by prescribed medication. It said that as the industry continued to face serious driver shortages, greater pressure will be applied to existing staff […]