With many reports about the prevalence of drug abuse among miners, the organisation responsible for ensuring that acceptable safety and health standards are established and practised within the mining industry is now calling for the development of better drug testing methods to combat the problem, according to a report by Asleigh Stevenson for ABC.
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Drug users who inject drugs normally prefer heroin, but a new study reveals that the use of crystal methamphetamine, which is better known as ice, is steadily rising among them, says Jessica Kidd in a report for ABC.
Cannabis may be regarded worldwide as one of the least harmful of all illicit drugs, but a new study claims it actually has fatal consequences, particularly among teenagers, says a report by Sophie Scott for ABC.
A long-running investigation into drug trafficking in a Central Queensland mining town has resulted in the arrest of more than 30 people, according to a report by The Daily Telegraph.
Approximately 100,000 drivers in Victoria are going to be tested for methamphetamine use every year as part of the government’s crackdown on drivers who drive while impaired by the drug popularly known as “Ice”.
The Fair Work Commission has reversed an earlier ruling of one of its judges ordering the reinstatement of a worker who was dismissed for testing positive for marijuana after he crashed one his employer’s ferries.
A study claims that a Swedish breathalyser detects illegal drugs such as marijuana, heroin, and cocaine on motorists, reports U.S. News.
Factories are busy places, especially those that operate on a 24-hour production basis. Unlike office work, factory work requires that all personnel — from the factory floor staff to the managers — approach their jobs as methodically, purposefully, and focused as they can make it. One slip up, and the results could be disastrous. The…