In the Finnish government the law on obligatory testing for drugs of ministering all firms and the enterprisesIn the Finnish government is discussed the law on obligatory testing for drugs of ministering all firms and the enterprises is discussed. As the correspondent " passes; News " W such initiative the Minister of Internal Affairs of Finland Ville Itjalja has acted.
According to the data of the state statistical service, in Finland about 20 percents of the crimes connected with the use of drugs, are registered on a workplace. So, last year for the crimes connected with drugs, have been detained more than 15 tys the person, including more than 3 tys were during detention on the workplace.
the majority of the crimes connected with drugs, is registered in the Finnish capital, last year in Helsinki has been detained more than 2,5 tys the person.
According to the Finnish police, the situation becomes menacing 4 public security, the use of drugs provokes accidents and violence cases on WRK.
Besides, according to police, last year about thousand road accident on the Finnish roads have been called by the use of drugs at the wheel that three times exceeds indicators for 1995.
the conducted researches have shown that about 10 percents of adult population of Finland, or nearby 300 tys the person, tried drugs, thus nearby 30 tys the person are on drugs about once a MTH.
now testing of the personnel for drugs is spent approximately at 460 Finnish enterprises. However from - for absence of the corresponding law it grants the right to legal experts and to trade unions to accuse a management of firms of infringement of the rights of employees and an encroachment on a personal freedom.
In this connection, the Minister of Internal Affairs has initiated to legalise existing practice, minding to opponents of testing that necessity of protection of health of citizens and maintenance of public security justifies necessity of introduction of the new law.