Category: Western Australia drug and alcohol testing

News and views on drug testing and alcohol testing specific to Western Australia

Drug testing part of regional WA’s arsenal

As we reported a few weeks ago (see Far-reaching drug and alcohol testing in Western Australia) regional workplaces are concerned with the spread of drugs in their communities. Many of these workplaces, including manufacturing, maritime, aviation and government departments, are

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Far-reaching drug and alcohol testing in Western Australia

While Western Australia may be vast, it’s fair to say that so is Integrity Sampling’s drug and alcohol testing reach in the state. Our service area takes in most substantial workforce areas of WA, including the Pilbara and Kimberley regions

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The Power is with drug and alcohol testing in Western Australia

All contractors working for Western Australian electrical supplier Western Power now need to comply with the power company’s drug and alcohol testing policy. The requirement follows an amendment to Western Power’s Service Apparatus Connection Scheme (SACS). The SACS amendment means

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Urine drug testing or saliva testing for your WA business? The choice is clear

If you’re considering implementing drug testing in your Perth or WA business there is a choice you need to make – do you use urine drug testing or saliva drug testing? In theory this might seem like a simple choice

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Drug testing not a random act in your Western Australian workplace

When people think of drug and alcohol testing they often think of random testing, because it’s what we’re most exposed to, usually by roadside police. But when it comes to workplace drug testing and alcohol testing for your Perth or

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Alcohol and drugs play a part in Western Australia’s road carnage

More people were killed on the roads in Western Australia than in any other year since 2008. And while there are many factors to blame for the rise, two factors that continually raise their ugly heads are drugs and alcohol.

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Festive season drug and alcohol testing in Perth

With the Festive Season fast approaching the next month can be a worrying time for Perth businesses. Christmas and New Year is a great period, but it brings an escalation in office parties and social occasions and, subsequently, an increase

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Perth workplace drug testing on the rise

The number of workplaces that are conducting workplace drug testing in Perth is on the rise, with St John Ambulance possibly soon to join the throng. According to a recent Perth Now article, St John Ambulance is investigating introducing drug

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Meth main drug detected in Perth and Western Australian drug testing

When it comes to workplace drug testing in Perth and Western Australia, methamphetamines – including ICE – are public enemy number one. While nationwide statistics show that methamphetamines are not the most commonly used illicit drug (that dubious honour goes

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Shades of grey when conducting drug and alcohol testing for your Perth workplace

If you conduct alcohol testing or drug testing in your Perth workplace, you’d probably expect that it’s the younger members of your workforce that are more likely to return a positive result. But recent research suggests that might not be

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