Drugs & Alcohol

Black and Banton offer a comprehensive drugs and alcohol service for companies looking to minimise the disruption abuse of these can cause.

Definitive Alcohol Testing, Drug Testing and Expert Training

• At your site or at our clinic in Gateshead

• As part of a planned medical

• As part of a random testing programme

• Following an incident

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Policy assistance

A company drugs and alcohol policy can be a daunting prospect for many employers, with stringent legal requirements for implementation, testing and procedures.

We are experts in advising and assisting with the creation of a company policy that helps safeguard both your employees and your business.

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Equipment supply

We use and supply industry-leading drugs and alcohol systems from our partners Matrix Diagnostics and Dräger  for precise, cost-effective and legally defensible drugs and alcohol testing that is virtually impossible to cheat.

As well as the latest breathalyzers, single use oral fluid tests and the amazing DrugTest 5000, we can provide all of the consumables you’ll need to operate your drugs and alcohol programme.

Additionally we now provide the Dräger 7000 in vehicle alcohol tester. This devise if securely fitted to the vehicle and will immobilise it should a positive result be identified. Not only that, the 7000 can be enables to send a text message back to base to alert of this immobilisation and provide the location of the vehicle also! Please contact us for more information

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Drug and alcohol training

Black and Banton is an approved training partner for Dräger.
Amongst our comprehensive training programmes we offer a number of drugs and alcohol related training courses targeted both at employees and at those responsible for the workforce.

These include:

• Drug and Alcohol Awareness
• Staff Engagement and Support
• DER (Tester) training
• Policy writing
• Drug and paraphernalia handling

We also offer bespoke training or presentations to specific employee demographic groups should a particular section of the workforce be a concern.

Find out more about our drugs and alcohol training…

Pre-employment Testing
Random Testing
For-Cause Testing
We provide all the occupational health services a business needs, no matter what it’s size.
We have an extensive range of training designed to meet your legal obligations and to aid in staff or personal development.
We offer a comprehensive drugs and alcohol service for companies looking to minimise the disruption abuse of these can cause.
We can provide any vaccination any employee might need, including role-specific vaccinations, travel vaccinations, Yellow Fever and flu vaccinations.
We provide comprehensive physical health services from prevention, through diagnosis and treatment to referral where necessary.
We can provide confidential counselling at our Gateshead clinic, over the phone or at a person’s workplace or home.