How does the fact that your fellow crew member “sniffs a little coke” or “pops a few pills” to get a “high” affect you?
Think about it! Drilling is a process where each man must be alert at all times. The job to be done depends on each man doing his part. All must work as a team. Each has a specific job that is interrelated with the other jobs. Each must be done on time and in the right manner for the overall job to be accomplished. We have no substitute to send in on the drill floor.
Now what happens when the driller hits the crown with the blocks, or the derrick man allows the pipe to shift or miscalculates on the mud ingredients to be added, or the floorhand steps on the rotary, catches his arm in a cathead, or puts a hand in the tongs? He may be hurt, yes, but so might you.
You are depending on others for your safety. Surely this is reason enough for you to be sure that person responsible for your safety is not high or depressed to the point of not responding when you need him.
Drug prevention in the workplace provides a unique and effective opportunity to:
Did you know?
Compared with the average employee, a typical drug-using employee is:
Since most of this cost is passed on to you in the form of higher health insurance premiums or in the prices you pay for things, drug and alcohol use on the job costs you and your fellow workers!