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DATS Requalifies with Safe Contractor / Alcumus for Fourth Consecutive Year

Drug & Alcohol Testing Services Ltd has requalified with Safe Contractor for the fourth consecutive year demonstrating its continued commitment to ensuring high quality service provision throughout its differing products and services.

North East Drug & Alcohol Testing Services to Undergo ISO 9001 Audit for Fifth Consecutive Year

Tees based DATS is to undergo the rigorous ISO 9001 audit (2015 standard) to ensure its quality management systems meet the high standards of service delivery necessarily expected. With a broad ranging and detailed analysis of all areas of business, DATS continues to provide quality and bespoke services across a […]

DATS to Undergo Audit for Medical Screening with Network Rail

From January 2017 DATS will be providing ‘Medical’ Screening services to Network Rail personnel according to the relevant RGS and Network Standards including NR/L2/OHS/018 and NR/L2/ OHS/00124. As a Network Rail approved supplier (cert no. 134 787) DATS will provide Medical Screening which will include: Visual Acuity Audiometric Assessment Colour […]

Psychoactive Substances Act 2016

Psychoactive Substances (also called ‘Legal Highs’ or ‘New Psychoactive Substances’ (NPS)) are substances used in the same way as illegal drugs such as cocaine or cannabis. The last few years has seen the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) report close to 100 new psychoactive substances hitting […]

Anabolic Steroid Misuse in the Workplace

We are often asked to comment on whether Anabolic Steroid misuse will appear during occupational workplace testing and the simple answer is possibly. Much depends on the type of testing and the devices being deployed for these purposes. It is possible that the makeup of the Anabolic Steroids could cause […]

Sunderland Drug & Alcohol Testing Services Re-qualifies with ISO for its Quality Management Systems

Providing Specialist Drug & Alcohol Testing Services throughout the Sunderland and Tyne & Wear areas DATS has today successfully re-qualified with the British Assessment Bureau (certificate number 197714) in the fourth consecutive year for its quality management systems. Committed to providing quality advisory, training and testing services, DATS can be […]

DATS continues to provide ‘For Cause’ or ‘With Cause’ contracts throughout GB / Scotland & Wales to organisations working with the Network Rail / Nuclear and National Grid Infrastructures.

Organisations seeking approval with Achilles for track side (or other related) work with Network Rail are required to ensure that they have a For Cause contract with an authorised and endorsed Achilles / Link-Up supplier. In its third consecutive year, DATS continues to issue For Cause contracts to SME’s and […]

Drug Driving Law Takes Effect March 2nd 2015

From 2 March 2015 there will be a new law on driving after taking certain drugs (including some medicines) in England and Wales This law states that it is an offence to drive with certain drugs above specified blood levels in the body, whether your driving is impaired or not. […]

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