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 in the workplace in Victoria – what are your obligations?

Do you own or manage a business in Victoria? Have you ever considered implementing drug testing in your workplace, but don’t know if you should or even can? As highlighted in WorkSafe Victoria’s Guide for developing a workplace alcohol and

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What’s your policy on drugs and alcohol

What’s your businesses’ policy on drugs and alcohol? Do you even have a policy? As the Alcohol and Drug Foundation (ADF) bluntly put it, if your business does not have a clear drug and alcohol policy that is promoted to

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Is your Tasmanian random drug testing really random?

Your Tasmanian workplace is safety critical. Perhaps you operate a mine, have a fleet of trucks or other transportation, are in the aviation industry or have a manufacturing plant. You take safety seriously and, as part of this commitment, undertake

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Alcohol test with a difference!

We’re not sure whether to shake our heads or laugh at the news that a woman in Logan, south of Brisbane, has failed an alcohol test. Now, we certainly know it’s not funny when someone blows over 0.05 BAC during

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Are drug testing kits accurate?

Last year we did a story on breathalysers you can purchase for home use and whether they were accurate, so we thought it was a good idea to also take a look at home drug test kits. Firstly, a bit

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Drug testing in NSW on the small screen

What is roadside drug testing? What’s it like to be pulled up for drug testing on the roads? What happens if you return a positive drug testing result? Transport for NSW has produced an informative video on mobile drug testing

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Roadside drug and alcohol testing gets tough in Victoria

Tougher penalties mean that if you get caught in alcohol testing or drug testing on Melbourne and Victoria’s roads, you’re going to be hit harder in the pocket and are likely to spend more time off the roads. Get caught

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Drug and alcohol support an important ingredient

Whether you’re an individual with an addiction or an employer who wants to help employees with issues, getting specialised drug and alcohol support is vital. But who do you turn to for help? Drug and alcohol support for individuals There

Drug testing in Tasmania goes hi-tech

In a world where we carry what once would have been thought of as a supercomputer in our pocket (and you can even make phone calls with it!) you would think there’d be a more hi-tech way to carry out

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Fake pee used to fool urine drug testing

Fake urine being used to tamper with urine drug testing? It sounds unlikely, but it does happen and is one of the reasons Integrity Sampling recommends saliva drug testing.

One of the many reasons we give for recommending saliva drug testing over urine drug testing is that urine testing can be subject to tampering. While some may think we’re taking the piss (sorry for the pun!) here is further

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