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Ensuring Aviation Safety: Drug and Alcohol Management Plans

Ensuring Aviation Safety: Drug and Alcohol Management Plans

The Civil Aviation Safety Authority has produced guidelines for preparing a holistic drug and alcohol management plan. Here, we discover how these plans help ensure safety within the industry.

Ensuring Aviation Safety: Drug and Alcohol Management Plans

The Civil Aviation Safety Authority has produced guidelines for preparing a holistic drug and alcohol management plan. Here, we discover how these plans help ensure safety within the industry.

97% of workplaces are unprepared for EHS risks

97% of workplaces are unprepared for EHS risks

The 2024 Global EHS readiness report found that 97% of organisations are not ready for EHS risks. This blog post discovers the statistics of EHS readiness, how it's calculated and how it can be improved.

97% of workplaces are unprepared for EHS risks

The 2024 Global EHS readiness report found that 97% of organisations are not ready for EHS risks. This blog post discovers the statistics of EHS readiness, how it's calculated and how it can be improved.

Fentanyl use in Australia and how to detect its use

Fentanyl use in Australia and how to detect its use

This blog post explores one of the fastest rising street drugs in Australia, its dangers and how you can detect fentanyl use among individuals to promote a safer environment.

Fentanyl use in Australia and how to detect its use

This blog post explores one of the fastest rising street drugs in Australia, its dangers and how you can detect fentanyl use among individuals to promote a safer environment.

Why choose Andatech?

Why choose Andatech?

A household name in breathalysers, we look at what sets Andatech apart from the crowd and why you should choose Andatech for your safety.

Why choose Andatech?

A household name in breathalysers, we look at what sets Andatech apart from the crowd and why you should choose Andatech for your safety.

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Urine vs Saliva drug test kits

Urine and saliva drug test kits are two of the most common methods for drug testing used at the workplace. Both methods of drug testing come with their own pros and cons. Choosing between the two depends on your drug testing requirements.

Urine vs Saliva drug test kits

Urine and saliva drug test kits are two of the most common methods for drug testing used at the workplace. Both methods of drug testing come with their own pros and cons. Choosing between the two depends on your drug testing requirements.

Educating employees on drugs and alcohol at work

Educating employees on drugs and alcohol at work

This blog post discusses the first crucial step to ensuring a safer and more productive workplace: efficient education that will, in turn, empower employees and the workforce to make smart decisions and how breathalysers and drug test kits help aid an alcohol and drug free workplace.

Educating employees on drugs and alcohol at work

This blog post discusses the first crucial step to ensuring a safer and more productive workplace: efficient education that will, in turn, empower employees and the workforce to make smart decisions and how breathalysers and drug test kits help aid an alcohol and drug free workplace.

What affects the accuracy of drug test kits

What affects the accuracy of drug test kits?

As drug test kits become an integral part of workplace safety, law enforcement and other fields of work, we take a look at how accurate a drug test kit really is and the factors that affect its accuracy.

What affects the accuracy of drug test kits?

As drug test kits become an integral part of workplace safety, law enforcement and other fields of work, we take a look at how accurate a drug test kit really is and the factors that affect its accuracy.

What can a urine drug test kit detect?

What can a urine drug test kit detect?

Urine drug test kits are among the two most common drug test kits used for screening at workplaces, in medical establishments and even at home. Having an understanding of how they work will be crucial in one’s daily life.

What can a urine drug test kit detect?

Urine drug test kits are among the two most common drug test kits used for screening at workplaces, in medical establishments and even at home. Having an understanding of how they work will be crucial in one’s daily life.

Benefits of on-site drug and alcohol testing

Benefits of on-site drug and alcohol testing

The use of drugs and alcohol at the workplace cause billions of dollars every year in absenteeism and lost production as well as injuries and even death.

Benefits of on-site drug and alcohol testing

The use of drugs and alcohol at the workplace cause billions of dollars every year in absenteeism and lost production as well as injuries and even death.

Statistics on the health impacts of alcohol use in Australia 2022 - Andatech

Statistics on the health impacts of alcohol use in Australia 2022

Alcohol use is known to cause negative health impacts on the Australian community, backed by the solid numbers in the latest report published by the AIHW.

Statistics on the health impacts of alcohol use in Australia 2022

Alcohol use is known to cause negative health impacts on the Australian community, backed by the solid numbers in the latest report published by the AIHW.

Setting up an alcohol and drug testing policy for your company - Andatech

Setting up an alcohol and drug testing policy for your company

There are 6 major steps in setting up an alcohol and drug testing policy that meets the specific needs of your workplace to create a safe working environment.

Setting up an alcohol and drug testing policy for your company

There are 6 major steps in setting up an alcohol and drug testing policy that meets the specific needs of your workplace to create a safe working environment.

The importance of alcohol and drug testing in the workplace - Andatech

The importance of alcohol and drug testing in the workplace

Besides ensuring a safe working environment, alcohol and drug testing helps boost employee productivity and combats substance use issues in the community.

The importance of alcohol and drug testing in the workplace

Besides ensuring a safe working environment, alcohol and drug testing helps boost employee productivity and combats substance use issues in the community.

The legality of alcohol and drug testing at workplaces in Australia - Andatech

The legality of workplace alcohol and drug testing in Australia

In short, it is legal for employers in Australia to conduct workplace drug testing in accordance with the company's alcohol and drug testing policy.

The legality of workplace alcohol and drug testing in Australia

In short, it is legal for employers in Australia to conduct workplace drug testing in accordance with the company's alcohol and drug testing policy.