Yourwellness Magazine Helps to Find Out How Many Company Vehicle Drivers are Over the Limit on a Monday Morning

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Yourwellness Magazine have teamed up with Alcohol Health Promotion & the Workforce service in Brighton and Hove to bring businesses in the area a free Alcohol Awareness service.

Yourwellness is passionate about giving back to the local communities in which we distribute the magazine and this partnership with Alcohol Health Promotion and the workforce will have an extremely positive effect on keeping people safe in Brighton

Yourwellness Magazine recently visited Alcohol Health Promotion and the Workforce in Brighton & Hove to find out how they operate, and how they support businesses in Brighton.

Yourwellness discovered that Alcohol Health Promotion and the Workforce supports employers and employees by providing free workshops raising awareness about alcohol.    This service supports local businesses with policy development and supporting people into services as required.

The company car is an extension of the workplace, so Yourwellness posed the question; “How many of company vehicle drivers are over the limit on a Monday morning? Do the companies know? Or are they just hoping?”

Yourwellness asked the Step Aside Consultancy (http://www.thestepasideconsultancy.co.uk/4/-Drink-Driving-&-The-Morning-After.html) who specialise in the treatment of Alcohol and drug dependency and discovered that When 4% beers and ciders - average strength beers and ciders are two-hour pints. i.e. each pint takes at least two hours to leave your blood stream from when you stop drinking.

5.5% beers and ciders - stronger beers and ciders are three-hour pints.
3%-4% cans - are a two-hour drink.
5%-5.5% cans - are a two and a half-hour drink.

Super strength cans - can be a whopping 7.5% or even up to 9%.
A 7.5% can is a three and a half-hour drink.
A 9% can is a four-hour drink.

Drink five super-strength cans on a Sunday night and you should not drive for about 21 hours – so completely unfit for work on a Monday!

Yourwellness has negotiated with Alcohol Health Promotion and the Workforce in Brighton to offer Brighton businesses the opportunity of a free workshop provided by a Workplace Alcohol Specialist, to help keep Brighton and its workforce safer. Contact Dave Perry from Alcohol Health Promotion and the Workforce on 01273 823026 to find out about the offer.

Michael Kitt from Yourwellness said “We are passionate about giving back to the local communities in which we distribute the complimentary magazine and hope that this partnership with Alcohol Health Promotion and the workforce will have an extremely positive effect on keeping people safe in Brighton”

To read the latest Yourwellness magazine online visit http://latestissue.yourwellness.com

Alternatively visit the gateway to living well at http://www.yourwellness.com

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