Category: Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous news

Are personal breathalysers accurate?

We all get a lot of spam with our email these days and one that has become a regular to my junk folder has been one on police grade breathalysers. While I know the email could be misleading at best,

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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

How long does cannabis stay in your system?

Hands up if you use cannabis? Don’t be shy or ashamed, we’re not here to judge. We know that it’s the most popular illegal drug in Australia by a long way (just over 10% of Australians use the drug in

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Road safety week highlights issues of drugs, alcohol on roads

It’s National Road Safety Week in Australia, which is a perfect time to highlight areas where we are doing well and areas where we need to improve, including combating the use of drugs and, to a lesser extent, alcohol in

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Refuse a drug test and face the consequences

We’ve pondered the question on whether you can refuse a drug test at work in our blog, but what about on our roads? That is, can you refuse a drug test if stopped by police during roadside drug testing? Can

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Drug testing on Queensland road a necessity

Like other states, drug testing on Queensland roads has its share of criticism, chief being that roadside drug testing catches people who are safe to drive and therefore shouldn’t be punished. However, with Australian states using the latest saliva drug

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Saliva drug testing on Brisbane roads and workplaces

If you’ve ever been stopped on a Brisbane road for drug testing, you’ll know at least a little about saliva testing methods. You’ll know that it’s easy and quick, which, unless you record a positive saliva test, makes the process

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Education and training a vital part of workplace drug testing

You’ve developed a drugs and alcohol policy for your business and are conducting regular workplace drug testing, so you now relax knowing you’ve done all you can to protect your business against the misuse of drugs and alcohol… Or have

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Are drugs affecting your health?

In last week’s post we looked at the effects of alcohol on your health and the risks you may be taking if you drink to excess. This week, we’ll take a look at drugs and the dangers that both illicit

Is alcohol affecting your health?

Some of our posts focus on alcohol and the affects it has on people’s ability to drive and work. For employees, we ask questions such as, should you be at work and would you pass an alcohol or drug test?

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