Alcohol and Drug testing training Delegate Assessment

Please work your way through the 24 lessons below to complete the Delegate Assessment.

Lessons

01. Face to face – Testing in the workplace

Length: 4 minutesComplexity: Easy

Accident report So why are you thinking of testing in the workplace?  There are many benefits to screening employees for drug and alcohol use in the work place, including the following: - Safer environment for employees - More productive employees - Increased staff attendance - More alert and efficient staff...

02. Face to face – Blood Alcohol VS Breath Alcohol

Length: 4 minutesComplexity: Hard

Alcohol in the blood (liquid) and alcohol in breath (gas) are two different entities and are therefore measured differently. There is a formula which can be used to establish the…

03. Face to face- Alcohol Measurements and Readings

Length: 2 minutesComplexity: Easy

As learnt in the last lesson, the measurements for a breath alcohol reading and blood alcohol reading are different, but imply the same level of impairment. BrAC – Breath Alcohol Concentration…

04. Face to face – The Drink Driving Law

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Length: 5 minutesComplexity: Standard

In December 2014, the Drink Driving limit in Scotland was reduced to 22µg of alcohol per 100ml breath. You may also have seen it in the media expressed in its blood…

06. Face to face – Breathalyzer Measurement Conditions

Length: 4 minutesComplexity: Standard

Prior to performing a breath test, having completed the best practice procedure form for alcohol testing, there are several factors to consider: Contamination It is imperative to wait at least…

07. Face to face – The Breathalyzer 6820

Length: 5 minutesComplexity: Easy

  As with all Dräger devices this breathalyzer is very easy to use and navigate. If you have your breathalyzer on you now, use the image below to familiarise yourself…

09. Face to face- The AlcoSaber

Length: 2 minutesComplexity: Easy

The Alcodigital AlcoSaber is a unique breathalyser ‘wand’ designed for alcohol screening.     It is ideally suited for use in situations where rapid testing of large quantities of people…

10. Face to face – The Dräger Ignition Interlock

Length: 3 minutesComplexity: Easy

The Dräger Ignition Interlock.   An alcohol ignition interlock is a breathalyzer with a vehicle immobiliser. The settings on the alcohol ignition interlock device make the person unable to start…

11. Face to face- WorkSober

Length: 4 minutesComplexity: Easy

The Worksober Wall-mountable device is more than just a clock-in, clock-out device. There are many different ways in which is creates an alcohol free workplace and there are many high…

13. Face to face – Stimulants

Length: 2 minutesComplexity: Easy

Stimulants such as Amphetamines or Cocaine provide the user with an enhanced state of alertness, speeding up physiological processes within the body by stimulating the central and nervous systems. Over-use…

14. Face to face – Sedatives

Length: 2 minutesComplexity: Easy

Sedatives cause a physiological slowing of the bodies responses by modulating the bodies nervous system, and can be used to produce a calming effect to aid anxiety or sleep issues. They…

15. Face to face – Hallucinogenics

Length: 2 minutesComplexity: Easy

The third type of drug that causes impairment are classed as the hallucinogenics.  They are, by and large, very powerful drugs but because of this they are usually taken in infinitesimally…

16. Face to face – Prescribed Drugs

Length: 4 minutesComplexity: Standard

Drug Screening is not just about illegal substances – impairment caused by the use of prescriptive drugs by the workforce is an issue that cannot be ignored. Prescription drugs contain a…

17. Face to face- Methods of DrugTesting

Length: 4 minutesComplexity: Easy

There are various different ways to screen a person for drugs, depending on what information it is that you are looking to find. For pre-employment screening, then Hair Sampling is…

18. Face to face – Why Oral Fluid?

Length: 3 minutesComplexity: Easy

Of  the various different methods that can be used to detect drugs of abuse, in an employment scenario the key issue is current impairment rather than historical drug use.  Therefore…

20. Face to face – Collecting the sample

Length: 2 minutesComplexity: Easy

Before opening the DrugCheck 3000, you must check that it is in date – this can be found on the outer packaging and it is valid until the end of…

22. Face to face – The Step by Step Checklist

Length: 3 minutesComplexity: Easy

The Step by Step Checklist must be followed meticulously. Each step is important so as to not break the chain of custody. Missing a step could cause the test to…

24. Face to face Assessment

Length: 45 minutesComplexity: Standard

Congratulations – you have now reached the end of your online refresher! The next section is the final assessment, so please now take the time to make sure you are…