Author: Michael
Michael is the founder of Integrity Sampling and is responsible for overseeing all national operations. He is based at Integrity Sampling's head office in Thomastown and is also responsible for the co-ordination of drug and alcohol testing within Victoria, assisting in the implementation of drug and alcohol (fit for work) policies and the presentation of drug and alcohol education and awareness programs. You can connect with Michael Wheeldon on LinkedIn

Drug testing and ecstasy – what’s your chances?

Imagine you are one of the 2.2% of Australians over the age of 14 who have used ecstasy in the past year. Now imagine you took an ecstasy pill or two last night, while enjoying a late session with your

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Drugs in the workplace

Drugs in the workplace are a serious issue in Australia. But you don’t need to rely on our word for how big the issue is. Take the word of the Alcohol and Drug Foundation, which estimates that alcohol and misuse

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What’s the link between codeine and drug testing?

There’s been plenty of attention on codeine in the media in the past week, due to a change that came into affect last Friday. So what is the change and why will this impact drug testing? Codeine now needs prescription

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Drug testing in Victoria in the news

Drug testing in Victoria has been in the news of late and it’s not just people who have been driving vehicles while under the influence of drugs that have been in the spotlight. This follows news that Victoria Police are

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Saliva drug testing in force

Saliva drug testing is used widely these days, particularly by police forces around the world to detect people who are influenced by drugs on our roads, as well as in workplaces. So, if you take a drug on the weekend

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Random drug testing and alcohol testing at the crossroads in Tasmania

Tasmania Police were kept busy during the festive season with random drug testing and alcohol testing carried out in large numbers. According to The Examiner, Tasmania Police carried out more than 37,000 random drug and alcohol tests on the state’s

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Education and training a vital part of workplace drug testing

You’ve developed a drugs and alcohol policy for your business and are conducting regular workplace drug testing, so you now relax knowing you’ve done all you can to protect your business against the misuse of drugs and alcohol… Or have

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Drug testing facts

When it comes to alcohol testing, most people have a basic understanding of the testing process and how to ensure they stay under the limit, if driving a car or going to work. But less is known about drug testing.

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Are drugs affecting your health?

In last week’s post we looked at the effects of alcohol on your health and the risks you may be taking if you drink to excess. This week, we’ll take a look at drugs and the dangers that both illicit

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Urine drug testing versus saliva testing for your Melbourne business

So you’ve decided to implement drug testing for your Melbourne workplace. Well done, there’s plenty of evidence that conducting drug testing, as part of a drug and alcohol management plan, is a smart thing to do to protect a business

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