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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

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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3 reasons to undertake drug testing in your Queensland workplace

One of the most common questions we hear is why should we conduct drug testing in our Queensland workplace? It’s a fair enough question, because conducting drug testing is an expense so it needs to be justified. So, let’s look

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Random drug testing on Queensland roadsides

Random drug testing on Queensland roads may include random in the title, but there’s nothing random or haphazard about the process that is followed. As well as obvious legal reasons, the process ensures that testing identifies those people who are

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Urine drug testing for your Brisbane business

If you still use records or cassettes to play music, you’re probably not the type of person who adapts to change well. And perhaps the same can be said for those Brisbane businesses that still conduct urine drug testing. It

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Mobile drug testing for your Queensland business

It seems crazy, but it was once common for workplace drug testing samples to be sent to a lab for results, which meant that a person who was under the influence of drugs could continue to work (and continue to

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