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Master Builders Association (ACT)
appoints Frontline Diagnostics as Partner

NEWS FLASH

As MBA's first drug screening partner we support members with managed Alcohol and other Drugs Testing programs, mandatory for all major new government contracts and tenders.

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FASTEST LAB RESULTS IN AUSTRALIA

Results are lab-confirmed within 24 hrs of arriving at lab ... or they're FREE!*

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DO YOU KNOW IF YOU HAVE A DRUG PROBLEM AT WORK?

According to statistics,
17% of all workers commit
some level of substance abuse.

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MOBILE DRUG TESTING IN AUSTRALIA

Almost anywhere in Australia, our mobile drug testing clinics can come to perform on-site drug and alcohol screening for your company.

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CREATE A DRUG-SAFE WORKPLACE

We can assist you to create a comprehensive drug safety program including policy development, staff training and testing kits.

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NO DRUG TESTING FACILITIES?

Our mobile drug testing clinics can help your drug testing efforts across most of Australia.

Drug Testing in the Workplace

Introducing an active alcohol and other drugs (A & OD) policy and procedure into workplaces is becoming a must in workplace safety systems. Once only done in legislated industries such as rail, transport and mining, we now see a growing understanding of the value of an A & OD program across most blue collar industries, such as construction.

It is not just about employee safety anymore; it’s about employee health and fatigue and promoting a healthy workplace culture.

Being such a sensitive issue however, you do not want to get it wrong. If you seek advice and support in starting and/or running your program, working with a NATA accredited provider should be your first focus. Knowing that the processes you implement are going to stand up when challenged is vital. Best practice is a must. Then, experience.

Service Offering
Frontline Diagnostics specialise only in A & OD. With over 15 years’ experience, they were the first to be NATA accredited nationally for both urine screening and collection (AS/NZS4308) and oral fluid collection (AS4760). Offering the complete solution to implementing an A & OD program into your workplace, their range of services includes policy development, employee education, Fit for Duty (Work) and testing (ASQA) training, equipment and of course urine, oral fluid and breath alcohol screening and collection. Testing in house and in some states, within their mobile clinics.

Talk to us for free advice on implementing and managing your A & OD program in your workplace.

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Franchises Now Available

drug safe comnunitiesDo you want to make a difference to your community while running your own business?

We are looking for enthusiastic individuals to help us meet the needs of local organisations in creating drug safe workplaces across regional centres all around Australia.

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Three Reasons Why You Want To Engage Frontline Diagnostics

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Quality Assured

we are ISO certified, ensuring the highest quality processes and service
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NATA Accredited

first NATA (www.nata.com.au) accredited organisation for onsite drug testing
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Drug Safe
Workplace Program

the only organisation who can implement
the unique Drug Safe workplace program

Radio Interview with Ross Greenwood

Frontline Diagnostics director Michael White is regularly called upon to comment on Workplace Substance Abuse and Drug Testing.

This recent conversation was recorded on Ross Greenwood’s business programme on the Macquarie Network.

Some Startling Facts

Discover some surprising facts about drug use and its impact on the workplace.

  • Over 70% of illegal drug users are employed!

    Over 70% of illegal drug users are employed!

    Many common drugs can cause psychological imbalances, paranoia and an inability to make decisions. Regular education workshops, Drug-Safe induction programs and drug screening ensures your staff maintain that critical edge and work at maximum performance.

  • 80% of the crime committed in Australia is drug related

    80% of the crime committed in Australia is drug related

    A startling 80% of all criminal offences committed in Australia are drug related. Are you sure your workplace is exempt?

  • Most drug users take drugs at work

    Most drug users take drugs at work

    Two out of three drug users will find it difficult to abstain for a whole day and will “top-up” at work.

  • 30% of the bodies in Melbourne’s morgue show traces of marijuana

    30% of the bodies in Melbourne’s morgue show traces of marijuana

    It’s not known how many of the remaining victims were killed as a result of the actions of the drug user.

  • Only 20% of Heroin addicts successfully detox and “kick” the habit.

    Only 20% of Heroin addicts successfully detox and “kick” the habit.

    Moving onto a Methadone programme is simply changing from one highly addictive drug to another that can be controlled.

  • Building, construction, civil engineering, mining

    Building, construction, civil engineering, mining

    Safety sensitive environments such as these are extremely dangerous work environments at the best of times. Add drugs to the workforce and you have created the potential for serious injury or worse.

Latest News

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The Advantages and Disadvantages of Workplace Drug Testing

June 23, 2016

workplace drug testingThe concept of workplace drug testing has been in existence for many years now, but it remains a controversial issue for many businesses. Employers insist they have the right to choose employees who do not use illegal drugs, while employees insist that workplace drug testing is a violation of their right to privacy, which is guaranteed by laws in their respective states.

By those arguments which support both sides of the debate, we can discern that indeed, there are advantages and disadvantages of workplace drug testing. Here are some of the pros and cons of drug testing in the workplace.

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New Study Reveals OTC Drugs Affect the Brain Too

June 10, 2016

OTC drugsA new study has found out that common over-the-counter or OTC drugs hurt the brain and increase a person’s risk of suffering from dementia, says Ben Tinker in a report for CNN.

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Dealing With Employees Who Work While Hungover

June 8, 2016

employees who work while hungoverWhen you’re an employer, it is more than likely that you have employees who drink alcohol to a certain extent. Some may just be social drinkers, while others may drink more heavily. As long as they do their drinking when they’re off-duty, there isn’t much you can do about it.

However, if they show up for work with a hangover after drinking the night before, it immediately becomes your business. After all, employees who work while hungover could pose a risk to the health and safety of the workplace,among other things

So how should employers, managers and supervisors deal with an employee who shows up for work with a hangover?

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Victoria To Introduce Real-time Prescription Monitoring

June 6, 2016

prescription monitoringA real time prescription monitoring system is on the works in Victoria, with the aim of stopping or at least reducing the number of people who die of prescription drug overdose deaths, says an article by Richard Willingham for The Age.

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Upcoming Training Courses

Become a qualified drug and alcohol tester by attending our 10414Nat course in Drug and Alcohol Testing. ASQA – Nationally Recognised Training


Currently there are no training events available. If you would like to organise training for your staff, please contact us directly.