Not only are drug and alcohol-related problems accountable for millions of lost work days per year, they are also involved in a high percentage of all fatal work-related accidents.
Drugs and alcohol testing in the workplace can be a daunting prospect for any business. Employers are violating the law if they are aware of drink and/or drug-related activities in the workplace and fail to act. They also have a duty of care to protect staff from the mistakes of other employees acting under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol.
Types of Tests:
Dip and read Instant Results
These tests, which are 99.97% accurate, produce a result within 5 minutes from the test being conducted.
This form of testing can be useful for onsite as an immediate negative result may mean that no further action is necessary.
Chain of Custody
This method is considered the Gold Standard ISO/IEC 17025:2005 in drug testing and provide results that are fully defensible in a court of law, industrial tribunal or similar.
All candidates undergo an alcohol breathalyser using the Lion breathalyser to Road Safety Standard.