Ken Pidd Appointed Patron of Foundation House

February 2015

Dr Pidd is NCETA's Deputy Director (Research) and one of Australia's foremost workplace drug and alcohol experts. He has conducted innovative research aimed at reducing workplace AOD-related harm and has published numerous peer-reviewed and conference papers examining the patterns, prevalence and impact of AOD use in workplaces and assessing the role, reliability and impact of workplace drug testing.

As a result of his extensive work in addressing workplace AOD issues, Dr Ken Pidd has been appointed a patron of Foundation House, the construction industry's alcohol, drug and gambling treatment centre. The Construction Industry Drug and Alcohol Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation comprising construction industry employees, employers, employer groups, unions and representatives from the AOD, medical and legal fields.