Category Archives: Substance Misuse

The Dangers of Ketamine for Seafarers

The effects and risks of ketamine to seafarers can be significant, even when taken in low doses, and can pose a dangerous risk to your vessels. Did you know? In some Asian regions ketamine users account for over 30% of … Continue reading

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Helping Seafarers Understand How Much Alcohol They Consume

You may have noticed we mention ‘units of alcohol’ within our literature or on our website and wondered what this was. What are Units of Alcohol? In the UK a unit of alcohol is a measure used to show what … Continue reading

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Meet the Expert: Stephen Ramsay

How did you get into drug testing? After completing a BSc in Applied Biology at Kingston University, my first job was at LGC Teddington where I was part of the team testing urine samples for drugs of abuse. At this … Continue reading

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The Big Fat Drugs Quiz of the Year

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Managing Absenteeism in Winter

The Christmas party season is a great way to let off steam and celebrate the year’s achievements, whether it be the work’s Christmas party, a meal out with friends, or drinks after work. However it can also be a trigger … Continue reading

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