Reduce Cannabis Use at Work with 3 Simple Steps

A moderate dose of Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), which is the psychoactive substance in cannabis, can impair your performance for up to 24 hours, and 86% of users won’t even suspect or realize that it has. This is why many industries have adopted zero tolerance towards any use of cannabis. 1.  Educate all your workers to arrive … Continued


Evidential Grade Breathalyzer Leasing Plans Now Available

For companies looking to get started with alcohol testing, purchasing an Evidential Breath Testing (EBT) device (especially for multiple technicians) is a significant investment. Many companies may be tempted to use a non-EBT device because of the lower cost, but only an EBT device can be relied upon to provide accurate and legally defensible alcohol … Continued


The Updated COAA Canadian Model And Drug Testing In Canada

The Construction Owners Association of Alberta (COAA) recently published version 5.0 of their “Canadian Model”, The Canadian Model For Providing a Safe Workplace: Drug and Alcohol Guidelines And Work Rule v5.0. This version features a welcome increase in both clarity and readability, and a number of sections have been overhauled, including a much-improved section outlining … Continued


Why You Need Class III Medical Devices

A medical device must be licensed for a particular purpose by Health Canada before it can be sold in Canada. Depending on the risks associated with that device’s use, a device would be licensed by Health Canada as Class I, II, III, or IV following the Medical Devices Regulations under the Food and Drugs Act, … Continued