Category: Alcohol Testing

Drug and Alcohol policy

Do you need a Drug and Alcohol Policy?

Employers may have to tackle problems relating to drug and alcohol misuse among employees at some time. It is estimated that problems caused by misuse cost UK industry £800 million per year. Problems caused by misuse disrupt business continuity and can cause financial instability. Also, there may be more severe consequences to employee’s health, safety and welfare. Read more

Are Drink Drive limits set too high?

A recent article on the BBC website asked the question ‘Are drink-driving limits too high?’

The UK’s drink-drive limit was originally set in 1967 at 80mg of alcohol per 100ml of blood. In 2001 the European Commission said new safety research suggested the limit should be cut to 50mg per 100ml. Most European countries changed, the UK didn’t. Read more

Pre-Employment Drug Testing

Pre-employment Drug Testing

Pre-employment drug testing is an important part of the recruitment process. In particular, for safety critical and ‘business …

Managing workplace drug testing

Oral Fluid Drug Testing – A fairer test for the workplace?

Many of our commercial drug testing clients are opting for the Lab Oral Fluid Drug Test. They see it as a fairer method for …

Drug and Alcohol policy

Do you need a Drug and Alcohol Policy?

Employers may have to tackle problems relating to drug and alcohol misuse among employees at some time. It is estimated that …