An effective drug and alcohol screening program improves workplace safety as the use of alcohol and recreational drugs can present a hazard in the workplace.
WHA provides drug screening and alcohol screening in a sensitive and professional manner, assisting and supporting employers to maintain a safe and productive workforce.
WHA employs a large number of trained and qualified screening officers to assist with minimising delays in having employees waiting around to be tested and to provide efficient service. WHA utilises the best NATA accredited Laboratories that guarantee the fastest turn around times that are available.
Breath Alcohol screening using Police grade breathalysers to Australian Standards AS3547
WHA uses the Drugsense OraScan instant screening machines for Oral fluid instant machine reading. All Urine and Oral screening devices comply with Australian standards
Our drug and alcohol screening services cover pre-employment, random, for cause and critical incident screening, and extends to instant, instant machine screening and laboratory - dependent on your requirements. WHA offers the following drug and alcohol screening services tailored to specific requirements: Urinary or oral fluid drug screening to Australian Standards AS/NZS 4308:2008(Urine) - AS 4760 (Oral Fluid). Australian Quality Training Framework (AQTF) certified urine and oral fluid collection, screening and transport. Fully compliant with NATA approved pathology screening and confirmation requirements. Gas/Liquid chromatography–mass spectrometry (GCMS/LCMS) confirmatory testing by a NATA certified laboratory of non-negative instant results or For instant Urine drug screening, WHA generally uses a multi drug 6 Panel urine drug testing kit which tests for illicit drugs including:
For instant and Machine instant (Oral Fluid) drug screening, WHA generally uses a multi drug 5 Panel oral fluid drug testing kit which tests for illicit drugs including:
If random screening is carried out onsite, instant oral fluid drug screening is the most common method used, as it is accurate and efficient. Instant oral fluid testing can offer results in 5 minutes, and will ensure that your employees are fit for daily duties, however they do not provide the same standard as a laboratory analysis as defined by the Australian Standards AS/NZS 4308:2008. The specimen will require confirmation by laboratory testing if a non-negative result is obtained.
Our Screening officers are specially trained to perform drug and alcohol screening, and can provide this service in all WHA facilities and onsite at your workplace anywhere in Australia. Please contact us for a quote on 1300 552 722 Australia Wide.