See drug and alcohol testing and miscellaneous news from Integrity Sampling.

Drug and alcohol support vital

Workplace drug and alcohol support is a vital aspect of any drug and alcohol management plan. But for many businesses, providing the support required to help their workers who present with issues relating to drugs or alcohol can be difficult. Thankfully, if your business is located in or around the Melbourne area, drug and...

Misuse of pharmaceutical drugs

The misuse of prescribed and over the counter drugs was again thrust into the spotlight last week, following the hospitalisation of two NRL stars after allegedly overdosing on prescription drugs. It’s clear from research that the misuse of pharmaceuticals isn’t a minor problem and it’s certainly not one just affecting sports stars, so it’s...

Codeine positive tests on the rise

Testing by Integrity Sampling has shown an alarming increase in positive codeine tests in the workplace. The attached graph shows positive codeine results climbing during the winter months for the past 3 years. Winter is the time when positive codeine results are more likely to occur, as people take codeine to fight-off the effects...

Toll takes the First Step

With support from Integrity Sampling and the Reverend Tim Costello, transportation and logistics company Toll has taken the first step to help support employees with drug or alcohol issues. A presentation involving Integrity Sampling, Tim Costello, Toll and a not-for-profit organisation called First Step was recently held at the St Kilda Town Hall. The...

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