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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 quality assurance of Australian Standard AS3547 certification - Andatech

The quality assurance of Australian Standard AS3547 certification

Find out what Australian Standard AS3547 is about, as well as its implications on industrial breathalysers used on-site and at the workplace. 

The quality assurance of Australian Standard AS3547 certification

Find out what Australian Standard AS3547 is about, as well as its implications on industrial breathalysers used on-site and at the workplace. 

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.

Drug detection windows - For how long can drugs be detected - Andatech

Drug detection windows - For how long can drugs be detected

In general, drug compounds can be detected in urine for a longer period of time compared to saliva. Detection windows vary according to the nature of the drug.

Drug detection windows - For how long can drugs be detected

In general, drug compounds can be detected in urine for a longer period of time compared to saliva. Detection windows vary according to the nature of the drug.

How drug test kits work and the options available in Australia - Andatech

How drug test kits work and the options available in Australia

Unlike pregnancy tests and COVID-19 self-test kits, 2 lines on a drug test kit indicates a negative drug test result. Here's an explanation of how it works.

How drug test kits work and the options available in Australia

Unlike pregnancy tests and COVID-19 self-test kits, 2 lines on a drug test kit indicates a negative drug test result. Here's an explanation of how it works.

How to choose a drug test kit for workplace drug screening uses - Andatech

How to choose a drug test kit for workplace drug screening uses

As no drug test kit is one-size-fits-all, there are 4 criteria to look at when choosing a suitable drug test kit for employees' drug screening at your workplace.

How to choose a drug test kit for workplace drug screening uses

As no drug test kit is one-size-fits-all, there are 4 criteria to look at when choosing a suitable drug test kit for employees' drug screening at your workplace.

5 Australian Standard AS3547:2019 updates for breathalysers - Andatech

5 Australian Standard AS3547:2019 updates for breathalysers

Superseding AS3547:1997 in June 2022, the Australian Standard AS3547:2019 has 5 major updates that matter for the use of industrial breathalysers.

5 Australian Standard AS3547:2019 updates for breathalysers

Superseding AS3547:1997 in June 2022, the Australian Standard AS3547:2019 has 5 major updates that matter for the use of industrial breathalysers.

8 FAQs on Australian Standard AS3547:2019 for breathalysers - Andatech

8 FAQs on Australian Standard AS3547:2019 for breathalysers

Get answers to your concerns about Australian Standard AS3547:2019 for breathalysers used for on-site and workplace breath alcohol screening.

8 FAQs on Australian Standard AS3547:2019 for breathalysers

Get answers to your concerns about Australian Standard AS3547:2019 for breathalysers used for on-site and workplace breath alcohol screening.