I work at Safeway as a checker. How do I know if someone is drunk? Does beer on their breath count?!

Question: I work at Safeway as a checker!. How do I know if someone is drunk!? Does beer on their breath count!?
I really hate to disagree with a fellow bartender but in my state the laws are SO strict!! I agree that the slurring of words red eyes and clumsiness blah blah is right on!. She did make a really good suggestion tho!.!.!.What is the company policy!?!? I work at Target for Seasonal and their policy is to call a Manager!. Of course don't make it obvious!. Anyway again I don't know what your state is like but in WA the person who sells the booze is as responsible as the bar store etc!. so use good judgment!. Good Luck and don't beat yourself up if one gets past you most of us have served when we shouldn't have!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

I understand your problem since I know it is against Safeway policy for a checker to sell alcohol to someone who is visibly drunk!. Slurred speech, unsteady walk, and noticeable smell of liquor are all good indicators!. If they give you a hard time, don't forget to call a manager and make them deal with it!. ;)Www@FoodAQ@Com

I'd say all the normal signs- stumbling, red eyes, slurred speech, greesy looking, violence can be an indicator, dropping things- money, phones, bottles!.!. Whether you can actually do something about it depends on your companies policy though!. Are you aloud to serve alcohol to drunks!? Because if you are it doesn't make a difference if you know they're drunk!.!. But I know some companies don't like to sell alcohol to already intoxicated peoples!.!.!. so really I'd speak to your line manager before making any decisions about who to sell to!.!.!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

If someone is intoxicated to the point of being dangerous to themselves and others, it will be visibly noticeable!. They will be knocking things down, stumbling, puking, etc!. However, keep in mind that alcohol is legal to consume and legal adults are allowed to consume copious amounts of alcohol!. Really, you should consult your manager on your company's specific alcohol policy (although I'm positive most corporations prefer to respect their client's privacy and simply proceed with the transaction)!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

Drunks usually have red eyes!. They may slur their speech!. Their physical composure is unsteady and they may stagger!. They usually look greasier than normal!. Belching!. Mistake counting money!. I say put three of these factors together and you will have a customer you can count on!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

Yes!. also, slurring, staggering, red eyes and loud obnoxious behavior!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

Staggering around !? Slurring their words !?Www@FoodAQ@Com

Yeah pretty much!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

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