Drugs are affecting employers in the workplace and parents, but many drug test kits have been created to address this issue. Now, parents can test their children in the privacy of their own homes, and employers can test their employees on the job discreetly and efficiently without waiting for the results to come back from the lab.
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2 months ago 36 Views
Drug testing in the workplace has become increasingly common. This comes as no surprise considering the rate which drug use and abuse is growing in the workplace. Employers have every right to be concerned as drug use usually has adverse effects on productivity. Moreover, it is within employers’ rights to take any action that they deem necessary to protect, not only the health and safety of their employees, but also the company as a whole. If you are an employer looking to implement drug testing in your organisation, here’s everything you need to know.
4 months ago 68 Views
Alcohol and drug abuse have become very prevalent in today’s society; as a result, employers have every right to be concerned about how this usage may impact the performance of their employees. Considering the fact that employees abuse different substances pose a nightmare to themselves as well as their colleagues, it has become essential for employers to start looking into workplace drug testing.
5 months ago 87 Views
Excessive drinking is not only a health concern but also a major cause of accidents. According to a study commissioned by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, 1 in 6 persons consume alcohols at levels that put them at risk of causing injuries. In 2016 alone, about a fifth (22%) of Australians were casualties of alcohol-related incidents. Statistics from the World Health Organization show that 30 per cent of fatal accidents in the country is linked to alcohol abuse. According to the Organisation, the Aussies consume an average of 11.2 litres per year.
5 months ago 86 Views
By MediNat 7 months ago 142 Views No comments
In Australia, it’s increasingly important to conduct onsite drug and alcohol tests to protect your business from liability, increase business efficiency and enforce company policies that prohibit drug use for many valid reasons. In the rustic settings of the western parts of Australia, drug use is growing steadily - possibly because workers aren’t tested on the job.
By MediNat 7 months ago 124 Views No comments
For many Australian companies, pre-employment drug testing and random employee drug testing has become a common practice, but why? The truth is substance abuse can cause substantial problems in the workplace. From impaired ability and engaging in dangerous activity to workplace violence and a general lack of productivity, there are many reasons why drugs and the workplace simply don’t mix.