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We provide drug testing and drug safety services to the greater Gold Coast & Tweed area in Queensland.
BranchDrug Safe Communities Gold Coast and Tweed Heads
PO Box 581
Oxenford QLD 4210
We provide comprehensive drug and alcohol safety services to employers. This ranges from policy review and development, integration and education of the policy with the workers and providing a range of Drug and Alcohol testing and screen services. In addition, we also provide a 24 X 7 show cause for incident management.
We are proud of our history working with businesses and keeping you updated on current legislative requirements. Further, we keep aware of what is happening in and around the workplace and your community that may have an impact on your business.
We work with businesses to be more competitive in their market by reducing costs from drug and alcohol related incidents in the workplace but also those knock-on effects such as absenteeism and staff turnover.
Our services include
- Drug and alcohol policy review, development and roll out
- Worker education and engagement sessions
- Pre-employment Drug and Alcohol screening
- Comprehensive Drug and Alcohol testing and screening
- Drug Analysis and reporting
- Drug-Safe Workplace certification program – We have a range of Occupational Health and Workplace Health & Safety services provided by Occupational Health and WHS professionals
- Risk Management advice and policy development
- Workplace Health and Safety advice and policy development
- Infection Prevention and Control advice and policy development
- Occupational health; audiometry, spirometry, ECG, immunisation management (including Flu vaccinations), travel health
- Return to work, Fatigue management and Ergonomic assessments
- Environmental assessment: surface testing for a number of chemicals/Illicit substances
- Functional capacity and Pre-employment health
- Mobile Drug and Alcohol Testing for the Gold Coast and Tweed Heads Areas
It is our Mission to continually drive and strive for detection innovation to ensure you and your company stay safe from drug related tragedies and their consequences.
We want you to feel safe in the knowledge that your Drug and Alcohol Policy and testing program is second to none.
You will have more time to focus on your business whilst we take care of your staff working for you. As a result, this assists with reducing your business costs, incident and injuries, absenteeism and staff turnover. It also aids in making you a business of choice for your customers, clients or patients.
Your Local Drug Testing Provider across the Gold Coast and Tweed Heads
We are local to you and focus on servicing the Gold Coast and Tweed area here in Queensland. This includes suburbs such as Murwillumbah, Tweed Heads, Kingscliff, Bogangar, Pottsville, Tumbulgum, Helensvale, Mudgeeraba, Ashmore, Southport, Runaway Bay, Surfers Paradise, Mermaid Waters, Burleigh Waters, Palm Beach, Currumbin Waters, Tugun, Coolangatta, Robina, Stephens and Reedy Creek.
Pioneering Drug and Alcohol Testing
Drug-Safe Workplaces founder Michael White has been in the Drug and Alcohol testing business from its conception over 18 years ago. Drug-Safe Australia has been leading the way ever since.
Keeping up with current trends and with new drugs and detection methods are just one way that we are leading the field of research and development.
What you can expect from us
A professional service from start to finish.
We are centrally located on the Gold Coast. This means you can call us on short notice to assist your needs. This includes working with you in the creation and development of policies that support drug and alcohol workplace safety.
As an employer, you will be certain that you receive the latest knowledge of legislative requirements and the leading testing and detection methods on the market. Your workforce will have an improved morale and a healthier workplace to perform their duties in a Drug-Safe workplace.
We want to provide care and support to assist your workers. While we do not provide counselling or support services ourselves, we have linked up with many health care agencies in your local area. Counselling and support services are often free of cost to workers and thereby not an expense to your business. We realise you have invested in training good staff. Hence, we want them to return back to your business sooner and in the best possible health.
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