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Russian steel producers suspend alcohol tests amid coronavirus

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Christian Fernsby ▼ | March 24, 2020
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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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.

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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.