Buildmedia worker impairment policy

Responsibility for policy: Studio Manager

Approving authority: Managing Director

Last reviewed: August 2022

Next review date: August 2027


This policy applies to all employees of Buildmedia


This policy is intended to provide a framework to assist managers and staff to identify and address impairment effectively and promptly. To establish a framework within which impaired employees will be assessed, managed and supported.


Buildmedia will ensure that members of the public, consumers and staff are not placed at risk as a consequence of the impairment of a staff member.

Buildmedia recognises that a staff member’s performance may be impaired because of illness, injury, misuse of alcohol or other substances, stress / fatigue or other reasons.


Employees on prescribed medication that may impair their ability to perform their normal work tasks are required to inform their manager as soon as reasonably practicable. Accommodation will be made in most circumstances, except where there is serious risk to patients, other staff or the public.


The Studio Manager is responsible for monitoring compliance with this policy and reporting any breaches to the Managing Director and company shareholders.