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Workplace drug and alcohol testing

20 June 2022

RANDOX TESTING Services offers a range of modern drug and alcohol testing solutions to meet your organisations testing needs.

To support your workplace drug and alcohol policy, our products enable you to carry out on-site drug and alcohol testing for instant results. For a more thorough analysis, samples are sent back to our full accredited laboratory, thereby ensuring the highest possible result accuracy. 

A key part of our ethos is ensuring workplace safety whilst providing the best cost-effective options for your organisation through tailored testing methods and policies.

Where do we help?

Employers are responsible for creating a safe working environment. Many organisations implement a policy that outlines the expectations they have concerning drug and alcohol misuse and how this can affect performance and safety in the workplace. This is known as a substance misuse policy.

We help with the creation and implementation of your drug and alcohol policy, including testing, training and policy review. 

The policy itself holds a vital importance providing employees with the knowledge of the standards expected of them in the workplace. 

To ensure transparency, it’s imperative that the policy is written in a clear, comprehensive manner. This enables employees to clearly understand implications the organisation has in place for users who misuse substances.

Why is policy so important for businesses to implement?

Alcohol and / or drug use increases the chances of problems occurring in the workplace. Studies have found that employees with alcohol problems are 2.7 times more likely to have an accident at work.

Some of the main issues that associated with substance misuse in the workplace are:

  • Absenteeism

  • Low productivity levels 

  • Inappropriate behaviour 

With over 40 years’ experience, our expertise is relied upon globally by safety-critical companies across multiple industries including construction, manufacturing, transport, and many more. 

For more information visit, www.randoxtestingservices.com or email testingservices@randox.com.