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The problem drinker.
Occupational health and safety symposia. Cincinnati, OH: U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 76-136, 1976 Feb; :49-54
Alcoholism control programs for industry are briefly discussed. Firm, clearly-stated disciplinary procedures used consistently, coupled with the threat of loss of a job, provide the most useful motivation. Responsibility for the program can be handled by either the medical or personnel department. Continuing treatment and follow- up of the alcoholic is usually referred to local community programs.
NIOSH-Author; NIOSH-Contract; Contract-210-75-0033; Intoxication; Control-measures; Occupational-health; Rehabilitation; Industrial-medicine
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