From construction to banking, there are employers and employees tackling the problems associated with drug and alcohol use. Long hours, stressful situations, high pressure workloads and high expectations can all be a reason why someone may “turn to the bottle” or something “a little stronger”. Although drug and alcohol testing are usually associated with safety critical workers where the dangers of being “under the influence” are more obvious, business critical employees should not be overlooked. Drug and alcohol abuse knows no barriers of religion, class, skin colour, age, sex or profession.
We (Innovative Testing Solutions) have been asked by several clients if we could offer Point of Care (instant) Corona Virus Tests / COVID19 tests. We have available an “instant” Point of Care rapid test for both the IgM and IgG antibodies. It is for professional use only - i.e. we cannot sell it directly to members of the public - you must have the right training, medical support and processes in place.
Police Scotland say 185 drivers failed roadside drug tests during their festive campaign. For the 1st time officers were able to test for drugs at the roadside. Drug tests for cannabis & cocaine resulted in 185 positive results from 480 drivers stopped. Almost 600 motorists breathalysed between 1 Dec-2 Jan were under the influence of drink/drugs. A total of 8687 drivers were stopped over the period, with 580 of those ....
Charity Alcohol Change UK have announced Alcohol Awareness Week (AAW) 2019 will take place from 11-17 November. Are you / your workplace doing anything to support and promote Alcohol Awareness Week?