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The Truth About Drug Abuse In White Collar Professions

When thinking of a drug addict, most people picture someone lowly educated and living off crime. However, in Australia, the profile of a drug abuser challenges these stereotypes. In our country, drug abuse is a problem not exclusive to unemployed or low skilled workers. In fact, there is one sector that is contributing to Australia’s…

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The MDMA Drug and Its Impact on the Australian Workplace

MDMA use is on the rise in Australia. In a shocking statement, even NSW Greens MP Cate Faehrmann recently came out about her own experience using drugs. In her own words: “I’ve occasionally taken MDMA at dance parties and music festivals. I know journalists, tradies, lawyers, public servants, doctors, police and yes, politicians (most well…

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Fake Urine Detection

Safework Laboratories has responded to the increase in synthetic or fake urine detection in our laboratories. At the moment it is a very small percentage of our overall laboratory workload, but the numbers are rising.

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Hair testing for illicit drugs in Australia

Hair testing for illicit drugs is incorrectly referred to as “hair follicle testing”. As a matter of fact, only the hair shaft goes undergoes testing and not the follicle beneath the scalp. Hair testing for drugs is rapidly becoming more frequent in Australia, primarily in: Family law court or disputed child custody situations Return to…