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

Alcohol testing levels questioned by judge

In what’s likely to have police and others shaking their heads in disbelief, a judge in Queensland has allegedly questioned whether the allowed blood alcohol levels on our roads are too low. The judge’s comments followed a case where a

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Drug testing in the Victorian transport industry

If you’ve ever questioned why Integrity Sampling and Victoria Police advocate drug testing on Victorian roads and in Victorian workplaces, take a look at a video circulating online of a truck driver who took footage of himself behind the wheel

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Just how random is your random drug testing?

Your workplace takes safety seriously, so you conduct drug testing regularly to ensure your employees are safe to do their jobs. That’s great, as conducting drug testing, including alcohol testing, is an excellent component of any good workplace safety program.

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Drink driving still an issue in Tasmania

With a lot of media attention on drugs and drug testing – with around 10% of those drug tested on Australian roads recording a positive result – it’s sometimes easy to forget that the misuse of alcohol is still a

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Workplace drug use rife

A recent article on ABC News online would suggest that workplace drug use – and particularly the use of methamphetamines – is more widespread that most people would think. The article is based on a new report by South Australia’s

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Alcohol testing in the air – should your pilot be in the cockpit?

Would you hop on an airplane if you knew the pilot had been drinking alcohol? You might be surprised to hear that while it’s not common, it’s certainly not unheard of for a pilot to fail alcohol testing, and, as

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Testing the limits of high level alcohol readings

This week news broke of a Victorian politician who’d been picked up during roadside alcohol testing with a relatively high level of alcohol in his blood while driving. The politician’s indiscretions, unfortunately, reflect general society. Everyday, someone, somewhere is caught

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Saliva testing in Melbourne a no-brainer

There are several reasons why Integrity Sampling recommends saliva testing for drugs over urine testing for workplaces in Melbourne, Victoria and indeed all Australia. And, while it’s not the most important reason, convenience is certainly one of them. An easy

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A drug testing disgrace

If you own or manage a workplace, how confident are you that your employees are coming to work in a fit and safe condition? Is it possible that one or more of your employees turn up to work occasionally with

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Recreational cannabis reform and drug testing

In a few months’ time, the much publicised legalisation of buying and smoking cannabis will take place in Canada and a poll in Tasmania suggests that many Tasmanians want the same in their state, so what would this mean for

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