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HOW TESTING KITS CAN HELP CUT INJURY RATES

The ATN (Australian Transport News) Magazine published an article highlighting how Andatech’s alcohol and drug testing equipment has helped local transport and logistics company, Kings Transport, ensure the safety of their employees.

Kings Safety has been using Andatech’s products for 18 months.

A breathalyser and saliva testing kit has helped to change the drug testing process at one trucking company, as part of a broader campaign which has helped to cut its year on year lost time injuries by 20 per cent in 2017.

At first glance, the scheme seems to be working, with Kings’ ‘Safety Always’ campaign helping it reduce its lost time injury frequency rate to about 1.87 per hour worked – which it says is “impressively well below our industry benchmark of 13.4 – as per Safe Work Australia’s Road Freight Transport Industry benchmark.”

The company uses two different kits produced by Andatech – the DrugSense DSO 7 saliva drug testing kit and the Andatech Prodigy S breathalyser, which the company’s safety coordinator for Western Australia, Lindsey Borthwick, says are easy to use, accurate and cost effective.

Read the full article on the ATN website here: HOW TESTING KITS CAN HELP CUT INJURY RATES

Andatech provides a range of drug and alcohol testing equipment to end users and companies. Andatech also offers services drug testing Australia wide, including sample collection and reporting.

For enquiries on Andatech’s drug and alcohol testing equipment and services, contact us on 1300 800 200 (Australia), +613 8899 6900 (International) or email sales@andatech.com.au

 


Vivien Mah

Vivien is a Marketing specialist with over 7 years of experience in the health and safety industry. After graduating in psychology and communications, she grew to love educating readers and unraveling complexities behind difficult topics through extensive research. Apart from sharing her love for infographics, she also posts regularly on new products, announcements, media mentions and the latest news.