Approved Alcohol Testing Officer with AlcoDigital EON Breathalyzer

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Lessons

1. AlcoDigital EON – 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. The first breathalyzers were developed in 1953 by chemists working for Draeger. They created the beginnings of the device the...

3. AlcoDigital EON – 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…

4. AlcoDigital EON – 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…

6. AlcoDigital EON – 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…

7. AlcoDigital EON – 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…

8. AlcoDigital EON – Mouthpieces

Length: 3 minutesComplexity: Easy

  This is the standard mouthpiece that is used with the AlcoDigital EON breathalyzer.  It comes sealed for hygiene.  There is a brief explanation of the various attributes listed below:…

9. AlcoDigital EON – 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…

10. AlcoDigital EON – The Breathalyzer

  As with all Sentech 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…

11. AlcoDigital EON – Standard Operation

Complexity: Easy

Follow these steps using your breathalyzer to familiarise yourself. Remember:  Always ensure that there is no residual mouth contamination by waiting at least 15 minutes after eating, drinking or smoking prior…

12. AlcoDigital EON – Producing the Print out

Length: 2 minutesComplexity: Easy

Having successfully produced your breath test result, you now need to know how to produce the evidential printout. The AlcoDigital EON Printer works via bluetooth to print results automatically from…

13. AlcoDigital EON – Fast screening

Length: 6 minutesComplexity: Standard

To receive an accurate measured breath reading on the EON the normal sampling method is used.  This automatically takes 1.2 litres breath using the standard mouthpiece to obtain an accurate…

14. AlcoDigital EON – Calibration & Servicing

Complexity: Standard

The AlcoDigital EON is an evidential breathalyzer with European Approval for Professional Use. ALL professional breathalyser units are calibrated prior to dispatch and will have calibration data attached detailing when…

15. AlcoDigital EON – Summary and Assessment

Complexity: Standard

You have been taken through an introduction to Alcohol Testing with your AlcoDigital EON Breathalyser. By now you should be familiar with and understand the difference between measurements for UK…

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