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John is the Queensland Manager of Integrity Sampling QLD and is based in the Brisbane office. Integrity Sampling provides its range of drug and alcohol management services, including drug and alcohol testing, right across the state. You can connect with John Lorenzen on LinkedIn

Drugs in workplaces widespread in Queensland

We carry on a lot about the need for workplace drug testing in Queensland and across Australia, but it is for good reason. Not only does evidence prove that illegal drugs are used by many Australians, we also know from

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Cannabis a significant focus of drug testing in Queensland

Over the last several years, the drug ICE has received plenty of attention in Australia. It’s an insidious drug and the side effects can be significant, so you wouldn’t be surprised to know that ICE is one of the main

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Constructing a plan to combat drugs and alcohol in your Queensland workplace

An article on the Worksafe Queensland website highlights that workers in the construction industry are among those at greatest risk of using drugs. So, if your Queensland business works in construction, what are you doing to combat the risk of

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Queensland drug testing using the toilet!

Next time you go to the toilet in your Queensland home or workplace, think of this. When you flush, you may be contributing in a small but important way to a drug testing study. So what is your flush going

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Why conduct drug testing in your Queensland workplace?

If you’re a Queensland business owner or manager and you’re considering conducting drug testing in your workplace, one of the major reasons for doing so is safety. The effects of drugs are widely documented and having someone in your workplace

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Drug testing on Queensland road a necessity

Like other states, drug testing on Queensland roads has its share of criticism, chief being that roadside drug testing catches people who are safe to drive and therefore shouldn’t be punished. However, with Australian states using the latest saliva drug

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Saliva drug testing on Brisbane roads and workplaces

If you’ve ever been stopped on a Brisbane road for drug testing, you’ll know at least a little about saliva testing methods. You’ll know that it’s easy and quick, which, unless you record a positive saliva test, makes the process

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Drug and alcohol testing two of the priorities in Queensland

While the festive period may be over, police in Queensland are still firmly focussed on keeping the road toll down, with drug and alcohol testing two of their key tools. Queensland’s 50-day Christmas Road Safety Campaign ends on January 25

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Drug and alcohol testing in Queensland gets heavy

If you’re a truck driver, bus driver or other heavy vehicle operator in Queensland, you may have been required to take part in alcohol and drug testing recently, thanks to Operation Austrans. Operation Austrans is an initiative held regularly across

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Alcohol and drug testing for your Queensland workplace

If you’re considering introducing alcohol and drug management and alcohol and drug testing in your workplace, a great reference is always the health and safety authority in your state. In Queensland, this is WorkSafe Queensland, which has a great document

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