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Drug testing

Workplace drug testing highlights drop in opiate positives

The change that requires those who want to purchase painkillers containing codeine to see a doctor for a prescription, instead of purchasing over the counter, appears to have resulted in a reduction in the number of positive workplace drug testing

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Can prescription drugs lead to a failed drug test?

People are prescribed drugs by their doctor every day, whether it’s for a short term ailment or for a longer-term issue. It’s so common that many people don’t give it a second thought, but when this happens to you in

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Workplace drug use rife

A recent article on ABC News online would suggest that workplace drug use – and particularly the use of methamphetamines – is more widespread that most people would think. The article is based on a new report by South Australia’s

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A drug testing disgrace

If you own or manage a workplace, how confident are you that your employees are coming to work in a fit and safe condition? Is it possible that one or more of your employees turn up to work occasionally with

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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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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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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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Drugs and drug testing a worldwide issue

Here at Integrity Sampling, we understand our job is serious and carries a lot of responsibility. When conducting drug and alcohol testing in particular, we appreciate that it’s an important job and we’re helping to improve safety in the workplace,

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What’s the link between codeine and drug testing?

There’s been plenty of attention on codeine in the media in the past week, due to a change that came into affect last Friday. So what is the change and why will this impact drug testing? Codeine now needs prescription

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Drug testing in Victoria in the news

Drug testing in Victoria has been in the news of late and it’s not just people who have been driving vehicles while under the influence of drugs that have been in the spotlight. This follows news that Victoria Police are

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