Date PostedMay 12, 2015

What Jobs Make You Crave a Stiff Drink?


Have you noticed how people in some careers tend to drink more than others? Which jobs make people want to down a stiff drink or two at the end of the day?

According to a survey conducted in The United States, people in the mining industry are most likely to drink alcohol at the end of the day. This is probably because mining work is high risk and tough on the body, so alcohol is a way of de-stressing and unwinding for miners.

18%  of miners included in the survey were defined as “heavy drinkers”.

Find out more about the research here.

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Peter Cutforth is a Director at Urban E-Learning, a global elearning, OH&S training, and web strategy firm based in Little Edward St. Spring Hill, Brisbane, Australia. Urban E-Learning provides compliance related online , Distance and Face-to-Face training products in the construction, hospitality and heavy vehicle transport sectors, to name a few. Examples include the White Card Construction induction course and the RSA - Responsible Service of Alcohol course. Peter's interests extend to training, safety and compliance, online marketing, and Mobile Apps.

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