Latest ITS news


4 Reasons To Carry Out Random Drug & Alcohol Testing In the Workplace

4 Reasons To Carry Out Random Drug & Alcohol Testing In the Workplace

4 Reasons To Carry Out Random Drug & Alcohol Testing In the Workplace Random drugs and alcohol testing is successfully carried out by Police forces worldwide and contributes to the overall safety of our roads and ...

Not All Testing Kits Are The Same

Not All Testing Kits Are The Same

Not All Testing Kits Are The Same. In every industry, choosing the right tools for the job and using them in the right manner, is the best way to ensure quality, efficiency and delivering the best results. It is no different when it comes to drug testing in the workplace, or any other ...

Masking Agents/Adulteration

Masking Agents/Adulteration

During workplace drug testing and other kinds of drug testing, we often see donor’s trying to “beat the test”. They sometimes try and use someone else’s urine sample or attempt to adulterate the sample. You just have to Google the phrase “how to beat the drug test” to see what a large ...

ITS Blue Toilet Water Dye VS Blue Toilet Block Tablets (

ITS Blue Toilet Water Dye VS Blue Toilet Block Tablets ("Blue Loo")

The pro's and con's of how to safely dye toilet water, discouraging adulteration of urine samples of workplace drug testing with ITS Blue Toilet Water Dye.

New controls over prescription drugs Pregabalin and Gabapentin following rising fatalities

New controls over prescription drugs Pregabalin and Gabapentin following rising fatalities

Pregabalin and Gabapentin to be controlled as class C drugs from April 2019 Prescription drugs pregabalin and gabapentin are to be ...

Breaking News *World's First Virtually Plastic Free Urine Drug Test Kit*

Breaking News *World's First Virtually Plastic Free Urine Drug Test Kit*

What is GreenCheck? EXCLUSIVE to ITS Test Kits - GreenCheck is an environmentally friendly urine drug test kit for the detection of drugs of abuse (including illegal drugs, prescription drugs and other ...

The two parts of a drug test

The two parts of a drug test

The two parts of a drug test should be performed in accordance with strict legal and workplace (where applicable) testing guidelines. In the UK we would usually use the EWDTS (European Workplace Drug Testing Society) guidelines. Always check for quality assurance and accreditations.

Testing for Alcohol

Testing for Alcohol

Testing for alcohol is relevant as alcohol is the most commonly abused drug in the UK. Alcohol is unique in the fact that it is volatile enough to be detected on expired breath. Alcohol use can be detected and recorded in a number of ways including the detection of previous regular use via ...

Why test for Drugs and Alcohol?

Why test for Drugs and Alcohol?

So why test for Drugs and Alcohol? Testing is an integral part to any Drugs and Alcohol Policy. Without testing, there is no “tool” to prove or disprove whether a person is “under the influence” (as defined by the Policy). Smelling alcohol on a person’s breath is not sufficient.

How Does Drug Testing Work?

How Does Drug Testing Work?

You might ask yourself, how does drug testing work, hopefully this article can answer the question for you. Most urine and oral fluid drug testing is usually broken down into two stages. The initial screening stage (qualifiable result) and the confirmation stage (quantifiable result)...

The World’s first Oral Fluid test with FDA (510k) clearance for 8 drugs

The World’s first Oral Fluid test with FDA (510k) clearance for 8 drugs

ITS are delighted and very proud to announce that our Premier Biotech OralTox drug Oral Fluid test is the first ever to gain FDA clearance for 8 drugs.

Winners: Environment/Low Carbon Award

Winners: Environment/Low Carbon Award

ITS are delighted after being announced the winners of the Environment/Low Carbon Award at the Staffordshire Chambers Business Awards. Selected for our upcoming, Protzek GreenCheck product range which will drastically reduce the amount of single use plastic and ...