Drug & alcohol testing

Alcohol breathalysers

09 June, 2009 | Supplied by: Breathalyser Services

The HH1 and HH2 models of alcohol breathalysers are handheld devices designed for use in workplace applications. To ensure their accuracy is maintained, the breathalysers are certified to Australian Standard AS 3547.

Focus on workplace drug use during Drug Action Week

04 June, 2008 by Michael White*

Drug Action Week is a national initiative to raise awareness on the harm caused by illicit drugs in the workplace.

Self-test urine drug test kits

21 November, 2007 | Supplied by: Australian Consolidated Products Pty Ltd

The single FDA cleards are self-test urine test kits that provide an instant view of the results from a test on a single specific type of drug. The cassette-style devices are suitable for self-testing purposes, with a claimed accuracy of better than 96%, and are capable of screening for a variety of drugs using the Australian Standard immunoassay cut-off levels.

Illicit drugs cost business $3.3 billion

26 April, 2007

SafeWork SA is urging workplaces to have clear guidelines and procedures in place for dealing with alcohol and other drugs, after a new report found illicit drugs are costing Australian businesses $3.3 billion a year.

Wall-mounted alcohol tester

25 January, 2007 | Supplied by: http://www.alcotech.com.au/

The Alcotech AR2020 is a wall-mounted alcohol breath testing unit designed for use in workplaces with a zero tolerance alcohol policy. It is due for release in the first quarter of 2007.

Drug and alcohol testing - frequently asked questions

15 November, 2006 | Supplied by: dtec Australia

Drug and alcohol testing is becoming more widely accepted in Australian workplaces, but some employers still have questions - and possibly concerns - about the process, according to a leading national supplier of screening programs

Essential steps for a successful workplace drug testing program

14 August, 2006 | Supplied by: dtec Australia

For most companies considering the introduction of drug and alcohol tests in the workplace, the first question asked is: "Where do I start?"

Drug and alcohol testing for airline personnel

17 May, 2006

The Federal Government is amending the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) regulations to mandate drug and alcohol testing for all safety sensitive airline personnel, and may also require random testing.

Alcohol testing puts workers off

13 January, 2006

A UK shipyard has sacked one worker and another is facing disciplinary action after testing positive for alcohol.

Bioterror information alert

16 July, 2003

The US Department of Health and Human Services will begin testing a system using handheld personal digital assistants (PDAs) for transmitting urgent information about biological agents to clinicians.

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