Alcohol Informative Speech

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What is alcohol?
Alcohol is known to significantly impair performance at moderate and high levels of inoxication. Alcohol toxoxication greatly affects the way you respond and interact with your environment and increases your risk of having an accident.
In many industrialized countries, workplaces require a zero blood alcohol concentration (BAC) for their employees. The Canadian Aviation Regulations demand that air crews not drink alcoholic beverages within eight hours of flying. In most working environments, employers can not tell employees how much alcohol they are allowed to take away from work. In order to be well rested and fit for work, you need to understand how alcohol works and how it affects sleep and alertness.
Alcohol is the second
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This is about the same as clearing two-thirds of the alcohol in a standard drink from the body through the liver, sweat, breath, and urine.
If you consume more alcohol in an hour than you are able to metabolize, your blood alcohol concentration will increase.
A standard drink
Alcohol concentration is usually expressed as alcohol "proof." Proof means twice the percentage of alcohol. So, if a drink is referred to as 80 proof this means it contains 40% alcohol.
A standard drink contains approximately 13.5 grams of alcohol. See the table below for examples of standard drink equivalents.
According to the Canadian Health Network, guidelines for low-risk drinking are:
• Drink no more than two standard drinks on any day (see table below).
• Men should limit their weekly total of standard drinks to 14 or fewer.
• Women should limit their weekly total of standard drinks to nine or fewer.
• Drink slowly to avoid getting drunk. For example, wait an hour between drinks. Also, consume food and nonalcoholic beverages while drinking alcohol.
Alcohol and
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Accordantly, impairment of aircrew performance by alcohol can, and occasionally does, lead to catastrophic mistakes. That such disasters are rare, is a credit to the responsibility of aircrew themselves and to the effectiveness of aviation industry policies. Similarly, maintenance of this exemplary record depends upon continued attention to alcohol policy in the future. The aviation industry that provides a useful model for the study of alcohol policies within a safety critical environment. Surprisingly, this model appears not to have been projected to critical research and evaluation. Based upon previous research on alcohol and aviation, and in consideration of finds from the wider field of alcohol policy, suggestions are made here as to a promising framework for future alcohol policy formation in the aviation

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