Journal article

Workplace alcohol harm reduction intervention in Australia: Cluster non-randomised controlled trial

Ken Pidd, Ann Roche, Jacqui Cameron, Nicole Lee, Linda Jenner, Vinita Duraisingam

DRUG AND ALCOHOL REVIEW | WILEY | Published : 2018

Abstract

INTRODUCTION AND AIMS: The workplace holds substantial potential as an alcohol harm reduction and prevention setting. Few studies have rigorously examined strategies to reduce workplace alcohol-related harm. Hence, an in-situ 3 year trial of a comprehensive alcohol harm reduction intervention in Australian manufacturing workplaces was undertaken. DESIGN AND METHODS: Informed by a gap analysis, a multi-site trial was undertaken. Three manufacturing industry companies, located at four separate worksites, with a minimum of 100 employees were recruited through a local industry network. Based on worksite location, two worksites were allocated to the intervention group and two to the comparison gr..

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This project was funded by Victorian Health Promotion Foundation (VicHealth) as part of the Creating Healthy Workplaces Program. The authors do not receive direct or indirect funding or have any connection with the tobacco, alcohol, pharmaceutical or gaming industries or anybody substantially funded by one of these organisations.