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About ALCO-Safe

ALCO-Safe (Pty) Ltd is the major supplier of quality electronic Breath Alcohol Detectors and accessories in South Africa with 43 years of...

Addressing South Africa’s alcohol problem must start at a young age

With South Africa’s alcohol problem highlighted by lockdown there have been discussions as to what can be done?

Is drinking responsibly a challenge to tackle with SA’s youngsters?

Employers need to ensure that younger employees are not arriving at work still intoxicated from the night before.

Opinion: Rising ‘sober curious’ movement can influence alcohol consumption

There is an emerging trend with more young adults choosing to be more mindful of what they consume, including alcohol.

With laws getting stricter – enforcement is top of mind

Much like the public smoking laws people will have to accept that excessive consumption in public places is not acceptable.

Op Ed: Claims for workplace injuries can be repudiated if alcohol-related

Medical aid and insurance providers generally reject claims for accidents that are alcohol-related, both in the workplace and on the road.

Op-ed: Claims for workplace injuries can be repudiated if alcohol-related

In South Africa at least 60% of road deaths are attributable to alcohol according to a recent who Global Status Report on Road Safety.

Op-ed: 60% of road deaths attributable to alcohol

Medical aid and insurance providers generally reject claims for accidents that are alcohol-related, both in the workplace and on the road.

‘New normal’ is taking its toll on South Africa’s younger generation

"With limited access to stress relief activities, there has been an increase in substance abuse as a coping mechanism." - Rhys Evans

South Africa’s alcohol problem – prohibition is not the way

It is advisable that government continue to enforce curfew regulations while permitting the sale of alcohol under controlled conditions.

Curbing drinking and driving requires regulatory support and enforcement

Transport and logistics organisations have a responsibility to ensure that they are compliant with the (OHS) Act.

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