Category Archives: Alcohol Testing

Toxicology – a look back in time

British Science Week is a good week to look at the science of Toxicology.  Toxicology is the branch of science that relates to poisons. Many ancient texts were written about plant toxins and the use of poisons, but it wasn’t … Continue reading

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Coping with alcohol dependence at Christmas

As we work to support individuals in the Family Court system who have alcohol dependence issues, it’s interesting to read several recent articles about the challenges those with alcohol dependence face at Christmas. Those with an alcohol dependence report on … Continue reading

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Seven Considerations When Writing a Maritime Drug and Alcohol Policy

Writing a Drug and Alcohol Policy for a Maritime Organisation seems simple right? This is not always the case; however it can be simplified if you consider all of the relevant variables right from the beginning. Vessels and ships are … Continue reading

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Is Transdermal Alcohol Testing the Future?

Since the SCRAM alcohol testing bracelet was introduced to the UK in 2012 it has gone from strength to strength. The recent headline “Sobriety tags’ rollout as 92% comply in pilot scheme” provides insight into the latest use for the … Continue reading

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Alcohol: The risks to workplace health and safety

Christmas time is party time and many of us can already begin to feel the effects of overindulgence. As we enjoy ourselves a bit more at Christmas many of these effects can be caused by higher than usual alcohol consumption. … Continue reading

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