Addiction is a behaviour that manifests as a reliance upon certain actions or substances to function normally. Some behaviours are noticed as obsessions before they would classify as an addiction. Addiction poses several difficulties for the workplace, such as safety, interpersonal issues, performance problems and absenteeism. This presentation highlights the most common addiction problems recognised in the workplace, identifies indicators of problematic behaviour, suggested management of these and provides opportunities for case discussions. This presentation includes a checklist of 9 factors which predicate an addiction.