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James Nutt of Cansford Laboratories joins the board of the European Workplace Drug Testing Society – EWDTS

James Nutt of Cansford Laboratories has the honour to have been elected to the Executive Board of the European Workplace Drug Testing Society (EWDTS). James wants in his role of executive board member to make a meaningful and positive contribution to the Society during his mandate.

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New European guidelines for workplace drug testing in hair

The new guidelines by the European Drug Testing Society (EWDTS) has just been published. The EWDTS guidelines will assist laboratories and national accreditation bodies in Europe in developing policies, processes and procedures to bring consistency and ensure high quality drug testing services using hair

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Competition results!

Thank you to everyone who visited us at Compass Jobs fair in Manchester and the Community Care exhibition in Birmingham, and to those of you who entered our “Guess the Number” Competition. The winning number was: 582 Our closest guess

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SoHT São Paulo – what a great conference!!

Review of the Meeting of the Society of Hair Testing (SoHT) in Sao Paulo 2015 The top experts in the field of hair drug testing from Europe, North America, Australia and Latin America took part in this year’s SoHT’s meeting

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Cansford Labs guidelines for drug testing in the workplace – Part 1

Which policy? An increasing number of companies in the UK are utilising drug testing as a tool to address the potential health and safety and performance issues  that drug use by employees and job candidates present. Workplace drug testing can

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Cansford was present at the Scientific Meeting of the Society of Hair Testing (SoHT) in Bordeaux

James Nutt from Cansford presented at the Scientific Meeting of the Society of Hair Testing (SoHT) on “Hair analysis in the workplace: global harmonisation required”, June 2014. The only laboratory from the UK to present a scientific paper. Click here

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Toxicology: Oral Fluid Drug Testing

The analysis of drugs of abuse in oral fluid is becoming more widely used and accepted across a number of testing disciplines, particularly because it is so simple to collect in comparison to urine. Oral fluid testing is now practiced

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Drug and Alcohol screening in the workplace is like ‘a gate’.

You may like to think about drug and alcohol screening in the workplace in terms of a ‘gate’. When people enter the workplace, you want to make sure they are fit for the job. This is especially true when people

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