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Hangover Common in One in 10 Brits at Work

by Rajshri on  May 8, 2008 at 7:28 PM Alcohol & Drug Abuse News   - G J E 4
Hangover Common in One in 10 Brits at Work
A new study has found that at least one in three Britons have turned up for work with a hangover, while one in ten go to work drunk.

The poll of 1,000 people and 250 firms showed that five per cent of staff turn up sloshed once a week.
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In the poll, conducted by Norwich Union Healthcare, bosses reported that booze was the main threat to employee well-being and led to people taking sickies.

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People working in media and creative jobs were the worst culprits, with 41 per admitting they have been to work while still drunk.

"It's essential companies have a robust drug and alcohol policy," The Sun quoted Dr Douglas Wright, of Norwich Union Healthcare, as saying.

Source: ANI
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