alcohol in the workplace

An important note for all members and landscape professionals; there is no legal limit for alcohol levels in the landscape industry – regardless of job role. Whilst The 1974 Health and Safety at Work Act states employers have a duty to ensure the health, safety and welfare of employees in relation to alcohol at work, there is no direct legislation in the UK which requires a company to implement alcohol policies in the workplace. BALI's Technical Officer (Policy & Research) Owen Baker investigates the matter further.