Workers' AOD Consumption Patterns by Industry

Research undertaken by NCETA has identified that alcohol and drug consumption patterns vary substantially between industries and occupations. This data is important for the design of targeted interventions. The National Alcohol and Other Drug Knowledgebase, produced by NCETA, contains further information about workers' consumption patterns in relation to alcohol, cannabis, and methamphetamine. 

 

NCETA Publications

For more information on workers consumption patterns by industry, occupation and demographic variables and the implications of these consumption patterns of workplace health and safety see:

Specialised Industry Settings

Pidd, K., Roche, A.M., Fischer, J., & McCarthy, C. (2014). Risky behaviours, risky work settings: The alcohol and drug consumption patterns, health and wellbeing of commercial cookery trainees. Journal of Health, Safety and Environment, 30(2), 293-302.

 

 

Secondary Analysis of NDSHS

Pidd, K., Roche, A., & Buisman-Pijlman, F. (2011). Intoxicated workers: Findings from a national Australian survey. Addiction, 106, 1623-1633.

EN405_Pidd_2009.jpg Pidd, K. Shtangey, V. Roche A.M. (2008). Alcohol use in the Australian workforce: Prevalence, patterns, and implications. Findings from a secondary analysis of 2004 NDSHS data. National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction (NCETA), Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia (pdf 1,576 KB).
EN404_Pidd_2009.jpg Pidd, K. Shtangey, V. Roche A.M. (2008). Drug use in the Australian workforce: Prevalence, patterns, and implications. Findings from a secondary analysis of 2004 NDSHS data. National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction (NCETA), Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia (pdf 1,597 KB).

Roche, A. M., Pidd, K., Berry, J., & Harrsion, J.E. (2008). Workers' drinking patterns: The impact on absenteeism in the Australian workplace. Addiction, 103, 738-748.

Roche, A. M., Pidd, K., Bywood, P, Freeman, T. (2008) Methamphetamine use among Australian workers and its implications for prevention. Drug and Alcohol Review, 27, 334-341.

Berry, J. G., Pidd, K., Roche, A.M., & Harrison, J. E. (2007). Prevalence and patterns of alcohol use in the Australian workforce: findings from the 2001 National Drug Strategy Household Survey. Addiction, 102, 1399-1410.

Alcohol and work report cover.jpg Pidd, K., Berry, J. G., Harrison, J. E., Roche, A. M., Driscoll, T. R., & Newson, R. S. (2006). Alcohol and work: Patterns of use, workplace culture and workplace safety. Injury Research and Statistics Series Number 28 (AIHW cat. No. INJCAT 82) Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (pdf 1.4 MB).

 

Pidd, K., Berry, J. G., Roche, A. M., & Harrison, J.E. (2006). Estimating the cost of alcohol-related absenteeism in the Australian workforce: The importance of consumption patterns. Medical Journal of Australia, 185, 637-641.

 

Information and Data Sheets

EN141_2006_Bywood.jpg Roche, A., & Pidd, K. (2006). Information and data sheet 1: Workers’ patterns of alcohol consumption. Adelaide, South Australia: National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction, Flinders University (pdf 159 KB).
EN163_2006_Roche.jpg Roche, A., & Pidd, K. (2006). Information and data sheet 2: Workers’ alcohol use and absenteeism. Adelaide, South Australia: National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction, Flinders University (pdf 144 KB).
EN141_2006_Bywood.jpg Bywood, P., Pidd, K., & Roche, A. (2006). Information and data sheet 5: Illicit drugs in the Australian workforce: Prevalence and patterns of use, workplace drug and alcohol use. Adelaide, South Australia: National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction, Flinders University (pdf 149 KB).