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Are Prescribed Medications a Workplace Hazard?

When we talk about drugs that are a workplace hazard, people often think of the usual suspects like marijuana, cocaine, heroin and ice, among others. What many don’t realise is that prescribed medications can pose such a health and safety risk in the workplace too. Employers with workplace drug policies in place also need to…

Drug Raids at Western Australian Mines

Two mine sites in Western Australia were raided last month as part of the government’s crackdown on illicit drugs, according to a report by Esmarie Swanepoel for Mining Weekly. The subjects of the drug raids by Western Australian police were iron-ore miner Fortescue’s Christmas Creek mine and the Cloudbreak mine site.

How to Get Ready for a Drug Test Procedure

While some employers conduct random and completely unannounced drug testing on their workers, there are some who schedule a company-wide drug test procedure, enabling employees to be aware of the upcoming drug test Typically, drug users will take desperate measures to pass those drug test by all means, and this article is not in any way…

Take a Drug Test If You Know You Will Fail?

Many employers are now requiring job applicants to undergo a drug test before they can get hired. If you’re one of those jobseekers and you know that you’ll fail the test, should you proceed with taking it? In an article for CareerRealism, J.T. O’Donnell says you shouldn’t, and proceeds to enumerate the reasons why.