DRUG & ALCOHOL TESTING SERVICES LTD
Welcome to Drug & Alcohol Testing Services Ltd (DATS), a niche service operating from its offices in Teesside but extending its services nationally and internationally. With core business being neatly separated into three core areas, DATS provides a full range of services around the clock 365 days a year.
- ISO 9001 Drug & Alcohol Policy Review Service. A current and legally defensible drug & alcohol policy is extremely important. It should underpin the way in which an organisation will approach (for example) the issue of alcohol and / or substance misuse in the workplace, provide guidance to managers / supervisors and HR professionals on the extent and limitations to enforcement, provide guidance on the procedures that may be engaged once a decision is made to challenge an individual, address how dependency will be tackled under the varying circumstances, address how medication will be managed and how to deal with issues such as refusal or an individual who attempts to vitiate testing by leaving early. At DATS we provide an ISO 9001 certified Drug & Alcohol policy review service ensuring that current standards are adopted and enforcement procedures properly delineated.
- ISO 9001 Management & Leadership Training. Management & Leadership Training is inextricably linked to the organisations drug & alcohol policy. It follows that DATS provides bespoke training on the practical considerations that managers and supervisors are often confronted with (and sometimes in the face of challenging circumstances) to ensure that policy considerations are put into practice in a fair and consistent way. Managing and meeting the necessity to maintain and discreet and confidential approach, recording / corroborating disclosures accurately, refusal and following policy guidance all forms part of the training delivered by DATS.
- Drug & Alcohol Testing. Safe Contractor Approved, Achilles RISQS Authorised, ISO 9001 Certified, DPA Registrars, Laboratory Services Meeting International Standards ISO 17025. Drug & Alcohol testing is carried out for organisations large and small across England / Scotland & Wales in differing circumstances; Pre-employment / Randomly / For Cause / Post Incident and as part of rehabilitation programmes. As an authorised and endorsed supplier for Network Rail, DATS is authorised to publish results onto Sentinel for those undertaking drug & alcohol testing prior to or during sponsorship. DATS also provides its services to the Nuclear Industry and frequently conducts testing for personnel working in these sectors.