Facts You Need to Know About Alcohol,Tobbaco and other Drug Use and Abuse


20-25 per cent of all occupational injuries are a result of drug and alcohol use

62 per cent of harmful drug and alcohol users are in full time employment, which means about 300,000 workers in Australia

3-15 per cent of fatal injuries are related to drug and alcohol use.


The International Labour Organisation (ILO)

There are so many myths about alcohol and other drugs—sometimes it's hard to know what to believe.

Alcohol

Amphetamines

Analgesics

Benzodiazepines

Betel Nut

Buprenorphine

Caffeine

Cannabis

Cocaine

Ecstacy

GHB

Hallucinogens

Heroin

Ice

Inhalants

Kava

Ketamine

Khat

Legal Highs

Mephedrone

Methadone

Naltrexone

Tobacco