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Russian steel producers suspend alcohol tests amid coronavirus

Christian Fernsby |
Reuters reported that dome of Russia’s biggest steel producers have suspended alcohol tests for employees because of the coronavirus outbreak.

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Topics: RUSSIA    STEEL    CORONAVIRUS   

Many Russian heavy industrial plants have installed breathalyser devices at workplaces in recent years as a health and safety measure to check whether workers have been drinking.

But with the possibility that the virus could be spread via surfaces touched by many people, some firms have suspended use of the devices often small frames on which a worker breathes and receives a pass or fail in seconds.


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