After a Japan Airlines pilot was arrested at Heathrow Airport for being drunk, the company will install a new breathalyser system at international airports. Last month Katsutoshi Jitsukawa was arrested when he was tested for being 9 times over the legal limit for alcohol. This new measure also came into place after the delay of … Read moreJapan Airlines Introduces Breathalyser Test for Pilots
Many parents worry that their child is using drugs, and why wouldn’t they be? With so many different types of drugs out there and peer pressure, it’s not hard to worry. On top of that, information from the Statistics on Drug Misuse: England 2018 show that 24 percent of kids have taken drugs in 2016. … Read moreTest Kit Allows Parents To Find Out If Their Child Is Taking Drugs
In the workplace there can be problems with alcohol and drugs. The person under the influence of these substance can be a hazard to not only themselves personally but to others in the workplace, in addition to the regular health problems associated with substance abuse. Legal drugs as well as illegal ones can also be … Read moreDrugs and Alcohol in the Workplace
The detection and prevention of drug use in the transport industry has become a major safety issue. Fortunately, we have a number of workable solutions, and our Drugs Intelligence Training Kits deliver reliable results. Some of the benefits of tackling the drug issue in the transport industry include – It demonstrates to all involved in … Read moreDetecting and Preventing Drug Use in the Transport Industry
In what is becoming a rather serious issue, another private taxi driver was recently picked up in the Liverpool area for Drug Driving. Testing positive for duty, this driver became the eighth in the Merseyside area to become positively tested for cocaine usage. Indeed, this is the 40th driver to be arrested for taking cocaine … Read moreMerseyside Taxi Drivers Fail Drug-Driving Tests
In a rather sad indictment on Air India, 56-year old Captain Arvind Kathpalia has again been suspended for failing a blood alcohol test. On Sunday 11 October 2018, Captain Kathpalia was grounded after failing to pass two mandatory breathalyser tests. According to Aviation Authorities this is not the first time Captain Kathpalia has lost his … Read morePilot Suspended for Failing Alcohol Test
Benzodiazepines belong to a group of drugs known as depressants. Other drugs that are also depressants include alcohol, cannabis and heroin. The term “depressant” does not necessarily mean that these types of drugs make a person feel depressed. Rather, the term refers to how they affect the central nervous system by slowing down its activity. … Read moreWhat are Benzodiazepines?
What is Marijuana? What is Cannabis? Cannabis is known by many names. In the United States, the drug is known as marijuana. It is also known as grass, pot, weed, Mary Jane, draw, dope, puff, hash, pot, spliff, wacky backy or weed. In the UK we generally call it Cannabis (which is the agreed international … Read moreWhat is Cannabis?
The AL6000 has been heralded as 2019’s best value digital breathalyser as a gift or for personal use. In good news for consumers, the price of breathalysers has reduced considerably over the past few years, making these valuable personal devices much more affordable for personal use or as a heartfelt gift to keep a loved … Read moreRevealed: 2019’s Best Value Digital Breathalyser for Personal Use
To determine your BAC or blood alcohol concentration you need a breath alcohol test. This measures your breath and the amount of alcohol in your breath when you exhale. With a handheld breathalyser device you can measure your alcohol level from a sample of your breath. You need to follow the manufacturer’s directions to ensure … Read moreMeasuring Blood Alcohol Concentration