April 4, 2001
“Alcohol Abuse in the Workplace”
Ross Chilton, Regional Director for Interlock Employee and Family Assistance Corporation
Dr. Ray Baker, Clinical Assistant Professor at UBC
Each year, alcohol abuse in the workplace costs an estimated $7.5 billion, or $265 per capita for all Canadians. The identification of individuals facing this problem and the choice of strategies for treatment are important issues for employers, unions, advocates and neutrals.
Two speakers will address this problem from different perspectives.
Ross Chilton, is Regional Director for Interlock Employee and Family Assistance Corporation. He has extensive experience in working with families and individuals struggling with substance abuse issues.
Dr. Ray Baker is a Clinical Assistant Professor at UBC specializing in addiction medicine. Previously, he practiced occupational medicine in Logan Lake for 12 years. He is the principal author for the B.C. standards of practice in addiction medicine, adopted by the B.C. College of Physicians and Surgeons.