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DO YOU KNOW IF YOU HAVE A DRUG PROBLEM AT WORK?

According to statistics,
17% of all workers commit
some level of substance abuse.

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MOBILE DRUG TESTING IN AUSTRALIA

Almost anywhere in Australia, our mobile drug testing clinics can come to perform on-site drug and alcohol screening for your company.

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Frontline Diagnostics Merges to Form

Australia's Largest Drug Testing Provider

Frontline and Safework Laboratories have merged to form Australia’s largest and most comprehensive national provider of fully accredited workplace drug and alcohol testing.

Find out more about our exciting new entity

Workplace Drug Alcohol Testing

Drug Testing Workplace Solutions

Integrated Provider Truly National 24 hr Turnaround

Drug and Alcohol use can create challenges which impact on every aspect of an individual’s life, potentially leading to health issues and affecting life at home and at work. Whether drug and alcohol testing is a regulatory requirement or best practice, Safework Laboratories Workplace Solutions has a wide range of services to support you. These include drug and alcohol policy advice, training and education, onsite drug and alcohol testing, accredited laboratory services and the provision of Expert Witnesses.

It is not just about employee safety anymore; it’s about employee health and fatigue and promoting a healthy workplace culture. Being such a sensitive issue however, you do not want to get it wrong. If you seek advice and support in starting and/or running your program, working with a NATA accredited provider should be your first focus. Knowing that the processes you implement are going to stand up when challenged is vital.

Service Offering
Safework Laboratories has an unparalleled breadth of advisory services and testing capabilities, spanning laboratory and screening tests across all sample types. This, combined with our unique experience of working with a range of organisations across different industry sectors, enables us to create a solution that is right for each customer. The result is a tailor-made drug and alcohol programme that helps our clients achieve their objectives and overcome and potential issues.

Safework Laboratories own and operate our own National Network of labs exclusively testing drugs under AS/NZ 4308:2008 and AS 4760:2006. This allows us to offer an unrivalled ‘Guaranteed 24 Hour Turnaround’ of results from receipt of samples. Faster turnaround times save you time and money!

We also offer a broader range of testing capabilities including Designer Drugs (Synthetic Cannabinoids, Cathinones and DMAA), Synthetic Urine and Hair Analysis.

Talk to us for free advice on implementing and managing your A & OD program in your workplace.

 

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Three Reasons Why You Want To Engage Safework Laboratories

1

Super-Fast Lab Results

guaranteed 24 hour lab turnaround time once samples have been received
2

Quality Assured

we are ISO certified, ensuring the highest quality processes and service
3

NATA Accredited

NATA (www.nata.com.au) accredited organisation for onsite drug testing

Latest News

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How Drug and Alcohol Training Benefits Your Workplace

September 9, 2019

The strength of your company drug and alcohol policy lies in its proper application. Effective enforcement requires training, and lack of proper training is just as harmful as inconsistency. 

You can have the most well-written drug and alcohol policy guidelines, but if your managers and supervisors lack the proper training to effectively implement it, it’s just as bad as having no policy at all.

While your managers and supervisors may be experts in their field, they are not in illicit drugs. And yet, they carry the responsibility of maintaining a safe and healthy work environment 

Researchers at the National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction (NCETA) found that managers and supervisors have the power to not only prevent but also potentially exacerbate employee illicit drug use. 

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Does Synthetic Urine Help an Employee Evade Drug Detection?

August 8, 2019

With the growing number of illicit drug users in the country, the methods for evasion are continually evolving. As long as there are drug users, there are people who are actively trying to cheat the system of drug testing, from machines that clean urine or switching out positive urine with clean urine. 

Although not as prevalent in Australia as in the United States, the latest threat to drug tests is synthetic urine. When did this become available to drug users and can drug testing companies detect it?

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Calli – The New Form of Cocaine That’s Being Marketed As A Lifestyle Choice

July 24, 2019

Always finding new ways to make money in the very lucrative drug trade, gangs have launched a new type of cocaine – the calli drug. 

As if this isn’t worrying enough, a new segment of the population is being targeted by drug gangs to help sell these drugs. And they are not who you think.

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Drug use in Australia: Australians spend $9.3 billion on drugs each year

July 9, 2019

It appears Australians are not slowing down their spending on illicit drugs. Annual wastewater reports highlight just how much Australians spent in the last year on the purchase of illicit drugs.

This is the sixth report of its kind and it covers 58 wastewater treatment plants across Australia, including regional sites and cities. The wastewater is tested for 13 substances, and the results are very concerning.

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Upcoming Training Courses

Become a qualified drug and alcohol tester by attending our 10414Nat course in Drug and Alcohol Testing. ASQA – Nationally Recognised Training

Currently there are no training events available. If you would like to organise training for your staff, please contact us directly.