Category: Drug and alcohol testing

News and views on workplace drug and alcohol testing

WA and Perth employees to undergo drug and alcohol testing

Employees at three of Perth and Western Australia’s top tourist attractions will soon undergo drug and alcohol testing. And while animals, plants, the public and most employees will be reassured by the move, not everyone it seems is happy. According

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Testing targets drunk and drugged Tasmanian drivers

A major traffic operation around Launceston last weekend has seen several drivers failing alcohol testing and drug testing, and ended with a terse warming for all Tasmanian drivers by the Police. A major part of the traffic operation was held

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The cost of not conducting drug and alcohol testing in Queensland

If you’re a Queensland business owner or manager, why should you conduct drug and alcohol testing in your workplace? There are many reasons why drug and alcohol testing in a Queensland workplace, or any workplace in Australia for that matter,

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What’s your drug and alcohol policy Tasmania?

Thinking about Christmas parties in early October may sound a bit premature (a bit like some shopping centres who put up Christmas decorations at this time of the year!) but with the party season fast approaching there’s no better time

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Not all ship-shape for drug testing in Western Australia

If you drive on the roads in Western Australia you can be asked to undergo random drug testing and random alcohol testing. If you are employed in some workplaces you may be required to undergo drug and alcohol testing as

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Drug and alcohol testing in the news

Drugs and alcohol were in the news in Australia over the weekend, with a tragedy and what could have been a catastrophe making headlines. Testing of drugs at events hotly debated The first involved the deaths of two people and

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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 testing for ambulance officers

We know that ambulance officers often respond to drug and alcohol overdoses, and are sometimes subjected to violence from those affected by drugs and alcohol, but we often forget that ambulance officers can also have issues with drugs and alcohol.

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Drug and alcohol testing of pollies?

One of the most common comments Integrity Sampling receives on its Facebook posts is that drug and alcohol testing on our roadsides is about revenue raising and that it’s politicians that should be tested rather than road users. While we

New drug and alcohol testing bus hits the streets in Victoria

As we highlighted in a post earlier this week, a new drug and alcohol testing bus was recently unveiled in Victoria. It’s the first of a fleet of 10 new drug and alcohol testing buses for Victoria, which will replace

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