Pre Employment Testing Services

  • We provide the fastest lab confirmations available – ‘same day’ results if required
  • Bespoke testing solutions to help your company achieve its goals
  • Queen’s Award winner for Enterprise in Innovation for rapid laboratory testing services
  • Operating for 12 years in the drug testing sector
  • Full Chain of Custody procedures
  • Rapid sample screening on site with immediate results
  • Can test and confirm a wide range of drugs and their metabolites
  • Sample collection training available
  • Improve Health & Safety at work

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Did you know that 17% of unemployed people and 9% of full time workers have a substance abuse problem?

Pre Employment Testing Services

Pre-employment testing for drugs and alcohol is increasingly common in the workplace and is particularly important during the recruitment process to ensure the future safety of the company and its employees.

Such screening can help you find the best people for the job, being used as an indicator of suitable candidates for a position or to coincide with a pre-employment medical before taking someone on board.

Pre-employment drug and alcohol testing is especially important for safety critical positions, where accidents can occur due to lack of concentration or intoxication can cause major accidents or Health and Safety breaches.

But there are many sectors that can benefit from pre-employment testing as drugs and alcohol misuse can have a significantly negative effect on productivity in an almost infinite number of roles.

With the increased availability of drugs, it can lead to critical staffing problems for your business or even legal action. A recent survey showed that 17% of unemployed people have a substance misuse problem.

Why wait for your laboratory confirmations?

We understand how important your Drug & Alcohol testing policy is to the employees, the business, and all stakeholders involved. However, we also understand the disruption that can be caused if key personnel provide a non-negative sample.

AlphaBiolabs is here to help. That’s why we have developed a rapid testing service to provide laboratory confirmation results, the same day if required.

Pre-Employment Screening Sample Collection

We have a nationwide network of fully qualified sample collectors who will attend your place of work and drug and alcohol screen your candidates.

Our sample collectors are trained to take samples for a number of different drug and alcohol testing methods including breathalysers, oral fluid, and urine testing.

This means that with all of our testing they follow strict procedures that keep the chain of custody throughout the process.

Following these procedures means that the information and results will be kept 100% confidential at all times and that the testing will be accurately conducted with exactly who is intended to be tested.

AlphaBiolabs can also provide training for your own staff to take samples for workplace drug and alcohol testing, to the highest standards. For more information please visit our sample collection page.

 Workplace Drug Testing Methods

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Oral fluid drug testing

Oral fluid drug testing is a workplace drug testing method that can be used to determine whether someone is misusing drugs by taking a sample of their saliva and analysing it for particular substances.

An immediate negative result may mean that no further action needs to be taken, but a non-negative result will then undergo confirmation testing from the laboratory to determine exactly what substance was taken and in what quantities.

This form of workplace drug testing can be particularly useful if you do not have anywhere suitably private to collect the sample, if the sample collector is of a different gender to the donor or if a urine sample cannot be provided for any particular reason.

Oral fluid drug testing is known as a ‘narrow-window’ form of testing as its period of detection is up to 48 hours, although this can depend on the particular substance taken.

Urine Drug Testing

Urine drug testing is a workplace drug testing method that can be used to determine whether someone is misusing drugs by taking a sample of their urine and analysing it for particular substances.

This form of testing can be particularly useful for on-site / point of care testing as an immediate negative result will mean that no further action is necessary. A non-negative result may require confirmation testing from the laboratory in order to determine exactly what substance was taken and in what quantities.

This form of workplace drug testing has been established for many years, with abundant of scientific evidence to support its accuracy when all the relevant procedures are followed.

Urine Drug Testing is known as a ‘narrow-window’ form of testing and its period of detection can be up to 28 days although this can depend on the particular substance taken.

Breath Alcohol Testing

The person being tested for alcohol use blows into a breath alcohol device, and the results are given as a number. The number, known as the blood alcohol concentration (BAC), shows the level of alcohol in the blood at the time the test was taken. It does not measure past use of alcohol.

We have a number of devices we can use for breath alcohol testing dependent on your individual needs.

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I am very impressed with the exceptionally speed of service which gets my staff back on site without paid time off.

Alisha M.

HR Manager, ABC Construction

Introducing a Drug and Alcohol Random Test policy at our business, we thought, would be fraught with difficulties. However the professional assistance and advice we received made the task very simple. Once introduced our next concern was staff reaction to the actual test day. This went without a hitch and most staff did not know it had even occurred. The staff that were called for samples commented on how simple the process was and how nice the tester was.

Dawn Sims

HR Manager, UK HR Manager

A very good service all around. Very impressed with the training and implementation.

 

Sam Matters

MD, Bacs Oil

Excellent service with a fast response. I have used others you are the best.

M Smith

Saftey Officer, Rail Track