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Basic Facts


Raising awareness among employers at workplace


Interdisciplinary team developed materials for raising awareness at workplace (education and seminar materials, training for the intervention providers, questionnaires for raising awareness, intervention evaluation and alcohol policy assessment). Intervention was conducted in six companies, 746 employees were included. The time-frame of intervention was three months (August-November 2012). Public and private, small to international and various sectors’ companies were included. The intervention was part of the "European workplace and alcohol" (EWA) project.


  • National/regional/local government
  • European commission - The Second Programme of Community Action in the Field of Health 2008-2013


  • National


The main aim was to produce, to pilot and to evaluate alcohol interventions at workplace.

The main objectives were to improve workplace productivity, to reduce workplace accidents, to raise awareness amongst employees about health and alcohol correlation and to support employees to change their alcohol-related behaviour.


Stakeholder Involvement

  • Intermediate target group
  • Economic operator
  • Government
  • Researchers

Logic Model

The rationale is described in the document Guidelines for pilot interventions and work plan that can be found at

Elements Of Plan

  • Literature review and/or formative research
  • Needs assessment
  • Detailed plan of action
  • Financial plan
  • Human resource management plan
  • Time schedule
  • Partners' agreement
  • Communication plan
  • Evaluation plan


Time Frame

  • Non-recurring

Target Group

  • Adults
  • Drivers
  • Other
  • Employees and employers

Communication Channel

  • Brochures/leaflets/items
  • Telephone/mobile
  • Website
  • E-mail
  • Meetings/conferences with experts/colleagues
  • Direct communication
  • Guidelines

Core Activities

Background case studies of good practice, background study of legal framework, development of intervention materials (training for intervention providers, materials for intervention providers, materials for intervention receivers), organizing regional, national and international events/presentations of the results, publishing and distributing tool kits and recommendations.

Supportive activities

  • Consultancy
  • Supervision
  • Training
  • Team meetings



Internal & External


  • Impact


The results suggested that awareness rose significantly in 5/6 companies, alcohol consumption consequences decreased in 5/6 companies and alcohol policies tackled/improved in 6/6 companies.

Report (evaluation strategy, coverage, quality and satisfaction reports)

Follow Up


Additional Information


Contact person: Prof. Branko Kolarić, MD, PhD

Organization: Andrija Stampar Teaching Institute of Public Health

Address: Mirogojska 16, 10000 Zagreb

Country: Croatia

Telephone number: +385 14 6963 45

E-mail address:

Additional remarks

Last change: 01. 09. 2016 - 14:44, created: 12. 08. 2016
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