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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What’s your policy on drugs and alcohol

What’s your businesses’ policy on drugs and alcohol? Do you even have a policy? As the Alcohol and Drug Foundation (ADF) bluntly put it, if your business does not have a clear drug and alcohol policy that is promoted to

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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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Alcohol test with a difference!

We’re not sure whether to shake our heads or laugh at the news that a woman in Logan, south of Brisbane, has failed an alcohol test. Now, we certainly know it’s not funny when someone blows over 0.05 BAC during

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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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Constructing a plan to combat drugs and alcohol in your Queensland workplace

An article on the Worksafe Queensland website highlights that workers in the construction industry are among those at greatest risk of using drugs. So, if your Queensland business works in construction, what are you doing to combat the risk of

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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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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 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