- Impaired ability which impacts safety – either for the person or others on the project. This leads to accidents, injury and damage to equipment.
- An increased chance of workers taking part in risky behavior.
- Poor work performance.
- Violence on the project which is directed against other workers and management and even in some cases the customer.
- Poor quality work.
- Reduced productivity.
- Instances of theft and fraud to pay for a drug habit or alcohol dependency.
- Inebriated or drug affected employees may be seen badly behaving, either at the work site, or away from the project but while wearing the company’s uniform or driving company vehicles. This poor behavior will reflect poorly on the company and could negatively impact members of the public who may be potential future customers.
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