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We provide drug and alcohol testing and drug safety services to Perth and surrounding areas in Western Australia.
This includes locations such as Perth, Como, Ardross, Attadale, Fremantle, South fremantle, Booragoon, Bull Creek, Wilson, Parkwood, Beckenham, Kenwick, Wattle Grove, Forrestfield, Kewdale, cloverdale, Redcliffe, Maylands and Menora.
With more than 20 years’ experience we are well positioned to assist businesses in WA manage their health and safety responsibilities, particularly in the very important areas of drug and alcohol abuse.
Difficult to detect, workplace substance abuse is expanding at an alarming rate. Our strength is working with business owners and their employees to develop a very positive and workable solution to this problem.
We are compliant with State OSH legislation and human resources standards. In addition, our workplace solutions comprise proven programs that maintain the highest standards in confidentiality, personal respect and individual dignity.
Our focus is to ensure every workplace provides a safe environment for its employees. We do this by respectfully identifying individuals under the influence of drugs or alcohol. As a result, we can avoid the negative consequences that might result in them endangering themselves or others.
We understand business and we understand the drug problem. We can work with your business, large or small to ensure your legal and employment responsibilities are compliant and effective.
Experience combined with local and national presence
While we are your local provider for drug and alcohol testing in Perth and surrounds, we are part of a nation-wide business. No matter where you are in Australia, we can assist your drug testing needs.
Drug and Alcohol Testing Services in Perth
The risks are in every industry
With more than 70% of regular drug users employed, there is a strong probability that one or more of these may be working in your business. However, you might never know until a serious incident occurs, pilfering is discovered or they suffer an overdose. Drug usage does not discriminate between blue and white collar workers or socio-economic groups.
As an employer, managing risk is key to your success. We have seen it too many times. Poor productivity, low morale, high absenteeism, unidentified pilfering and poor behaviour. These are risks to your business that have potentially catastrophic consequences if we do not manage them correctly.
Full range of drug and alcohol testing services
- Developing an effective Drug and Alcohol Policy for your business. Or we can review your existing one.
This is the most important start to having an effective program in your workplace. We strongly recommend to involve your employees in this process. We are available to facilitate a workshop or toolbox meeting to get you started.
- Training Supervisors and Management in their roles and responsibilities and what to look for when identifying a problem.
- Compliance Testing and on-site drug testing – 100% confidential to Australian Standards.
Having a great D&A Policy needs 100% commitment by all employees. Testing ensures compliance and provides peace of mind to owners and employees alike. It clearly demonstrates that you are doing everything possible to ensure their safety.
Mobile, flexible and comprehensive
Our fully mobile, on-site drug testing services include:
- Pre-employment drug screening,
- For cause, or post-incident
- Blanket testing for overall site analysis and issue identification
- Random testing – breath analysis, Saliva, Urine.
- Return to work – following extended leave or absence
- Surface Scanning – discreet out-of-hours scanning of vehicles, crib rooms, offices etc to identify existence of drug residues and if further testing required.
Protecting your employees and your business
Becoming a ‘Drug-Safe Certified Workplace’ provides credibility, improves reputation, supports tender applications and identifies the status of your business as a preferred employer. It will help you attract the best employees and boost your bottom line.
Drug-Safe Workplaces has the experience and expertise to work with your business and manage the risks to as low as reasonably practicable. We help protect your future and the safety of your employees.
To find out more, and for a no obligation discovery meeting, contact us today.
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