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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

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

Some Startling Facts

Discover some surprising facts about drug use and its impact on the workplace.

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Latest News

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Unmasking Alcoholics Anonymous: Is the 12-Step Program really effective?

January 23, 2017

Alcoholics Anonymous for employees therapy sessionFor several decades, people unquestioningly believed that Alcoholics Anonymous was the solution to a drinking problem. Doctors and therapists have no qualms recommending AA to alcoholic patients, and an overwhelming majority of addiction treatment programs used the 12-step program.

But recent studies are challenging the long-held beliefs on the efficacy of AA.

If you suspect that your employees have alcohol abuse problems, you may thinking Alcoholics Anonymous for employees could be the answer. But the research into this notoriously secretive organisation have yielded some surprising results. (more…)



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Five Of The Biggest Drug Scandals Of 2016

December 29, 2016

surprising drug scandals of 2016Illegal drugs are becoming a huge bane to modern society. According to the website Drug Info nearly 15 percent of Australians are using illicit drugs.

Despite the fact that most drug users in Australia are in the age range of 21-27, there is an increase among the older age group who are using illicit drugs.

Worryingly, many teens as young as 14 years old are trying these illicit drugs out of curiosity or peer pressure.

The rise of performance enhancing drugs is also another problem that the world faces today. These unnatural performance enhancers are tainting the spirit of competition and fair-play in many sporting disciplines.

As the year ends, let us look back at the biggest illegal drug scandals of 2016.

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Should companies serve alcoholic drinks at corporate events?

November 17, 2016

serving alcoholic drinks at workplace eventsCompanies serve alcoholic drinks at workplace events like holiday parties because they know a little buzz can make for happier employees.

But considering the country’s growing problem with alcohol addiction and young people’s “drinking to get drunk” mindset, should companies start rethinking this practice? (more…)



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Call for cultural sensitivity when drug testing Indigenous workers

November 9, 2016

cultural respect for aboriginal AustraliansAustralian drug testing companies unite to call for cultural respect in drug testing Indigenous workers.

They say that strict enforcement and punitive attitudes towards drug use management may derail efforts to improve their health and way of living. (more…)



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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.