Category: Drug testing

News and views on workplace drug testing

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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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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Find the answers on drug testing in your Western Australian business

Have you got a question about drug and alcohol management in your Western Australian business? Do you want to know whether you can introduce drug testing, what action you can take if you think an employee is affected by drugs

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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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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Drug testing in Western Australia nabbing plenty

An article on the website claims that around 250 people each month are being charged with driving while under the influence of drugs, after getting caught in drug testing on Western Australia’s roads. The damning statistic highlight that there

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Queensland drug testing using the toilet!

Next time you go to the toilet in your Queensland home or workplace, think of this. When you flush, you may be contributing in a small but important way to a drug testing study. So what is your flush going

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Drug testing in Victoria highlights regional issue

While issues such as a safe injecting room in Richmond continue to be debated in Melbourne, in regional Victoria new drug testing figures have highlighted that use of the drug ICE is growing. The new figures are contained in the

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