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Same day drug testing appointments available in Hobart, Tasmania

By Relevant Drug Testing Solutions / 06 Dec 2021
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Sometimes when you need a drug test you don’t get much warning. It may be for a new job, a promotion or for a number of other reasons. The good…

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Mega Tasmanian drug bust reveals $4.5m worth of ice in camping equipment

By Relevant Drug Testing Solutions / 25 Nov 2021
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We have seen Tasmania Police’s specialist officers excel recently at newsworthy drug busts, like our report earlier this year where Millions of dollars in cash and drugs uncovered by Tasmania…

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We’re still available over the Christmas / New Year break!

By Relevant Drug Testing Solutions / 05 Nov 2021
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Please note our Head Office and Breathalyser Calibration Centre will be closed from 22 December 2021 – 4 January 2022. To avoid delays, please send devices for calibration well before…

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Five “Common Mistakes” in Workplace Drug & Alcohol Policies & Procedures

By Relevant Drug Testing Solutions / 09 Aug 2021
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A technically correct Policy & Procedure is the basis of any successful Drug and Alcohol Management Program (DAMP). It should comprise a range of strategies including education / awareness training,…

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Seven Steps to a “Successful” Drug Testing Program

By Relevant Drug Testing Solutions / 27 Jul 2021
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“A successful Drug and Alcohol Management Program (DAMP) will incorporate regular random testing, ideally resulting in zero positive test results.” Colin Thomas, Relevant Drug Testing Solutions There is a common…

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Nine things to teach your employees regarding your Drug & Alcohol Management Program (DAMP)

By Relevant Drug Testing Solutions / 13 Jul 2021
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Recently in the blog we discussed why education & awareness training is essential for a successful Drug and Alcohol Management Program (DAMP). Following up from this, today we are covering…

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Best practice in your random drug and alcohol testing program

By Relevant Drug Testing Solutions / 06 Jul 2021
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In a recent blog post we covered random drug and alcohol testing in the workplace and how to create an effective deterrent effect. So to follow on from this we…

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Education & awareness training essential for a successful DAMP

By Relevant Drug Testing Solutions / 29 Jun 2021
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“Awareness – you don’t know… what you didn’t know … until you know you didn’t know!” Whether we like it or not, misuse of alcohol, illegal drugs and medications are…

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AOD a major factor in coastal deaths

By Relevant Drug Testing Solutions / 25 Jun 2021
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Alcohol and other drugs (AOD) in Australia account for more than 4,186 deaths per annum and have a combined economic loss of $23.5 billion to the community.1 And with the…

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Random drug and alcohol testing in the workplace

By Relevant Drug Testing Solutions / 22 Jun 2021
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“This property is protected by guard dog four nights a week, you guess which four!” As with the above phrase, a successful deterrent effect is the key outcome for any…

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