Amphetamines

What are amphetamines? Amphetamines are stimulant drugs, which mean they speed up the messages travelling between the brain and the body. Some types of amphetamines are legally prescribed by doctors…

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Cocaine Fact Sheet

What is cocaine? Cocaine is a stimulant drug, which means that it speeds up the messages travelling between the brain and the rest of the body. Cocaine comes from the…

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Ecstasy Fact Sheet

What is ecstasy? Drugs sold as ecstasy may not contain any methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA); they can be a mix of amphetamine, paramethoxyamphetamine (PMA), ketamine, NBOMe, methylone or other substances. Ecstasy is…

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Heroin Fact Sheet

What is heroin? Heroin is a depressant drug, which means it slows down the messages travelling between your brain and body. Heroin belongs to a group of drugs known as…

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Ibuprofen Fact Sheet

What is ibuprofen? Ibuprofen is a pharmaceutical drug that is classified as a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Ibuprofen is used to treat a number of conditions including: Mild to moderate…

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Synthetic Cannabis Fact Sheet

What is synthetic cannabis Synthetic cannabis is a new psychoactive substance that was originally designed to mimic or produce similar effects to cannabis and has been sold online since 2004.…

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Alcohol and the Workplace

Rights and responsibilities of employees Alcohol is the most widely used psychoactive (mood-changing) recreational drug in Australia. Alcohol-related problems can be present in almost every workplace. This fact sheet looks…

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Alcohol Fact Sheet

Effects of alcohol There is no safe level of drug use. Use of any drug always carries some risk. It’s important to be careful when taking any type of drug.…

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Butane Hash Oil

Dabs or dabbing are slang names for the use of concentrated butane hash oil (or BHO). It is a relatively new method of administering/ingesting cannabis that involves the inhalation of…

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The Importance of Spirometry Testing

Late October 2017, the NSW Government launched a five-year project to help protect workers against injuries and diseases from dangerous chemicals in the workplace. Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean…

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October is National Safe Work Month

Do you know your health and safety obligations? National Safe Work Month is an initiative that aims to raise awareness of and encourage discussion about health and safety at work.…

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What is a Drug Test

What is a drug test? Drug testing looks for traces of drugs in the body using samples of urine, breath, hair, saliva, or sweat. Drug tests detect whether you are…

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Medicinal Cannabis Facts

Medicinal cannabis - An extract from the Drug Info Website Aug '16 What is medicinal cannabis? Broadly speaking, medicinal cannabis is cannabis prescribed to relieve the symptoms of a medical…

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Heroin Deaths Spike

This article was posted by the Alcohol and Drug Foundation 24/08/16. Heroin deaths spike as investigations begin into 'strong batch' in South Australia (Posted 23 Aug 2016, 6:49am) Toxicologists have…

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Drug Groups and Their Effects

Amphetamine (AMP) eg. ADHD medication, Pseudoephedrine, Speed, Ecstasy Amphetamine is often self-administered by nasal inhalation or oral ingestion. High doses lead to enhanced stimulation of the central nervous system and…

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Noise Assessments

Under Australian Standard AS/NXZ 1269.1:2005 it is recommended that companies carry out noise assessments to monitor changes in noise exposure due to various factors, e.g. deterioration of equipment, changes in…

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Our Services

Hayden Workplace Testing is very proud to offer you a large range of services to ensure your workplace is safe and compliant with WHS regulations. Our services are very cost…

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Drug Detection Windows

One of our services that we are truly passionate about is Drug and Alcohol testing and believe in the benefits that this service offers not only you, the Business Owner…

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