Approved Alcohol Testing Officer with 7510 Breathalyzer

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This course will cover the alcohol testing in the workplace with the Drager 7510 breathalyzer. It will cover alcohol limits, tolerances, best practice procedures, testing methods and handset operation.

Lessons

7510 – Introduction

Welcome to this E-learning course - Approved Alcohol Testing Officer for the 7510 breathalyzer. This course will cover Alcohol testing in the workplace with the Draeger 7510 Breathalyzer handset and printer. The course has recently received CPD approval as it falls under the 'Evidential Breathalyzer Testing Training'

7510 – A brief history of Breathalyzers

Length: 3 minutesComplexity: Easy

Welcome to your Approved Alcohol Testing Officers Course. Before we introduce you to your breath alcohol testing equipment, let’s first look at some of the background and history behind the Breathalyzer!…

7510 – 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…

7510 – 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…

7510 – 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…

7510 – Drink Driving Limits Across Europe

Length: 2 minutesComplexity: Easy

England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and Malta have the highest drink driving limits in all of Europe. Most other European countries not only have a much lower limit, they also have a…

7510 – Testing in the workplace

Length: 4 minutesComplexity: Easy

So why are you thinking of testing in the workplace?  There are many benefits to screening employees for alcohol use in the work place, including the following: – Safer environment for…

7510 – Breathalyzer Measurement Conditions

Length: 4 minutesComplexity: Standard

Prior to performing a breath test, there are several factors to consider: Contamination It is imperative to wait at least 20 minutes after smoking, eating or drinking. Residual mouth contamination…

7510 – Mouthpieces

Length: 3 minutesComplexity: Easy

  This is the mouthpiece that is used with the Draeger AlcoTest range of breathalysers.  It comes hermetically sealed for hygiene.  There is a brief explanation of the various attributes…

7510 – Powering your handset

Length: 2 minutesComplexity: Easy

Your Breathalyzer is powered by Alkaline batteries (1.5 V Mignon LR6, AA) and you can expect around 500 tests per set of batteries.  The handset will show a Battery symbol as below…

7510 – The Breathalyzer

  If possible have your device on you now to use the images below to familiarise yourself with the features.   For easy release of the mouthpiece you can push…

7510 – Operation

If you have your breathalzyer with you, follow the steps below with your breathalyzer. Steps to retrieving a breath test result. To produce a test with no data entry 1. Turn…

7510 – Print out

The Draeger Printer This printer works with multiple Draeger devices including the Drugtest 5000. It has two Infra Red Ports. One on the top face next to the green ON/OFF…

7510 – Passive Test

Length: 6 minutesComplexity: Standard

To receive an accurate breath reading on your breathalyzer you will use the Automatic sampling method as shown in the last lesson. However there is another option set up on your…

7510 – Menu Options

You can access the menu on the 7510 by pressing the down/m button once the device has been turned on. From here you can access last tests and scroll through…

7510 – Approvals and Calibration

Length: 3 minutesComplexity: Easy

Approvals The 7510 breathalyzer has worldwide approvals making it the UK’s most reliable and recognised breathalyzer for workplace testing. The 7510 has the following approvals: UK Home office Approval –…

7510 Summary and Assessment

You have been taken through an introduction to Alcohol testing with your 7510 breathalzyer.  By now you should be familiar with the UK limits, testing practice and use of the…

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