A long-term global commitment to responsible alcohol consumption
employees worldwide to be ambassadors for the responsible consumption agenda within and without the company. The programme also offers help to employees with problems in this regard.
He adds, “Alcoholic beverages can be part of a healthy lifestyle as long as they are taken in moderation. Moderate drinkers can enjoy and take pride in drinking our HEINEKEN brands.
Our Cool@Work programme aims to inform all our colleagues around the world about the importance of consuming alcohol responsibly, to help promote healthy working conditions and to boost a healthy lifestyle in general.
Cool@Work provides these facts:
Alcohol lowers your level of consciousness; even a small amount of alcohol in your blood affects your level of perception and ability to respond;
It takes between one and two hours per glass before your body can rid itself of alcohol. It makes no difference whether your weight is 70 or 100 kilos;
Coffee does not have a sobering effect; it will only serve to further dehydrate you;
After drinking only two or three glasses of alcohol you will generally already be at the legal limit of 0.05g per 100ml and breath alcohol of 0.24mg per 1000ml;
If you have been drinking heavily in the evening, your blood will still contain alcohol the next morning;
If you have an accident when under the influence of alcohol, you are personally liable;
Excessive drinking may lead to serious health issues including: despondency, fatigue or lower energy level; a defective memory; a higher risk of liver disorders, sexual disorders, mouth cancer, throat cancer, cancer of the oesophagus, stomach, liver and intestinal cancer; and,
During long flights travellers are exposed to extremely dry air – this means they lose fluid. Drink moderate quantities of alcohol and large quantities of water or fruit juice during your flight.