Drug and Alcohol Testing
To ensure safety in the workplace by eliminating illicit drug use and alcohol abuse, employers have the right to perform drug and alcohol testing. Whether this testing is random or part of pre-employment testing, drug and alcohol testing can help to ensure a safe work environment is provided for all employees.
Why do drug and alcohol testing?
- Ensure employees don’t attend for under the influence of alcohol and/or illicit drugs.
- Ensure all employees are safe at work, and can perform their work tasks safely.
- Create a supportive culture that promotes positive employee behaviour.
- Improve productivity.
- Reduce cost associated with poor or defected product and service.
- Reduce the rate of absenteeism.
- Allow the provision of support for workers who do struggle with substance abuse.
What does Drug and Alcohol Testing involve?
Advantage Injury Management Services is happy to provide drug and alcohol testing on site, or from our local offices, whatever is most convenient to you.
We offer two forms of testing:
Urine Drug and Alcohol Testing
Urine Drug and Alcohol Testing is conducted in accordance with the clients OH&S protocols, with collection usually being supervised or witnessed by the collector. Advantage Injury Management Services collectors are all trained to provide this service in accordance with AS/NZS 4308:2008. This test is simple and effective, with results visually interpreted within minutes. Our collectors are also accredited to send the results to laboratory for further interpretation where required. Urine Drug and Alcohol Testing is our recommended method of collection and testing.
Saliva Drug and Alcohol Testing
Saliva Drug and Alcohol Testing is an oral fluid (saliva) based test for illicit and prescription drug use, plus alcohol use or abuse. This test is simple and discrete, with results visually interpreted within seconds. This test can at times provide limited information, but offers an alternative for specific testing where bathroom facilities are unsuitable or cultural barriers exist.