While considered a banned substance, synthetic marijuana is not listed in Australian Standards AS4308:2008 but LaneWorkSafe has an on-site device that can accurately detect for this substance in the workplace.
The WA Minister for Mental Health, Helen Morton, has launched a resource to address the issue of alcohol in the workplace.
The AlcoMeasure WM - LIVE is the next generation of wall-mounted alcohol breathalyser.
A new poll has revealed how many Victorian employees take sick days or are affected by drugs at work.
Flinders University researchers are exploring the potential problems associated with prescribed opioid use in the South Australian workforce.
While the use of synthetic drugs has grabbed the headlines of late, there is a growing recognition that prescription-based medicines are on the rise and indications are that drugs of this type are being more and more used for illicit purposes.
New drug and alcohol testing data, released by the Australasian Railway Association (ARA), has shown a decrease in the rate of positive results amongst employees over two years, even though the number of tests conducted has increased by nearly 55%.
The WA government is to introduce alcohol interlock system legislation that will require repeat drink drivers to pay for installation and maintenance of an alcohol interlock for their vehicle that will prevent drunk drivers from starting their vehicle.
Researchers at the University of South Australia have developed innovative 'lab-on-a-chip' drug-testing technology which could transform police roadside and workplace drug testing.
New Zealand's new synthetic drug legislation raises as many questions as it answers, but deserves close observation in Australia, according to a new report released today.
It is possible for drug and alcohol testing to be conveniently and easily managed in-house, without sacrificing accuracy.
At the Australian Drug Foundation, we call alcohol and other drug use the "hidden cost" to Australian workplaces because, for the most part, many businesses are blind to its impact or reluctant to face up to it.