The Science Behind Hair Testing
Powerful Tool For The Detection of Drugs and Alcohol.
Hair serves as a repository for Drug & Alcohol metabolites, vitamin, heavy metals and other substances delivered by the blood to the hair root. These substances are principally deposited in the internal portion of the hair , known as the cortex and helps make the hair an extremely though and durable natural fibre. So hair acts like a tape recorder - "recording" drug deposits in proportion to the use over time as drugs and alcohol are deposited in proportion to use.
Hair Testing is Based on a Simple Scientific Principle
Hair Alcohol Testing (EtG)
This is an indicator of a behavioural issue - not current impairment.
The hair alcohol test measures average alcohol consumption over a period of approximately three months, indicates the level of alcohol use during that time period and can provide a behavioural indication of excessive use
Who can benefit from this test?
Hair Testing for drugs of abuse deters drug users from applying and identifies repeat drug use 6 to 10+ times more. Run
In-house programs that eliminates cheating and your
samples don't deteriorate and is much easier to ship than urine
The use of Hair testing for drugs of abuse has been routinely admitted in both magistrate and high courts, as well as disciplinary hearings. The test results are routinely upheld.
We offer an accurate and reliable personal hair drug test that can deliver test results in private with confidentiality; no personal information is required and each kit has its own unique identification number that is used to access the results.
Urine, Saliva and Blood test only give a few days of information, Hair holds 90 days history. So you do less testing and get more results!
The use of Hair and Fingernail testing for drugs of abuse was pioneer over 30 years ago and continues to be the most effective scientifically validated testing methods.
Over 25 years of Experience and Knowledge. We can walk you through the differences in the testing methods and help you create a personalized program that fits your needs.
Most illicit drug users are employed and the financial impact on business is staggering! They perform at 67% of their potential – 1/3 less productive. Drug users are responsible for 35% of all absenteeism and 5 times more likely to be absent. The are five times more likely to file a workers compensation claim and have 300% higher medical costs. Drug users account for 40% of all workplace theft.
If you suspect addiction it is easy to find the truth through Hair or Fingernail testing even from a brush or clippings.
Hair testing enables us to provide our team members a safer workplace by employing the most effective, accurate and reliable method of detecting illegal drug use..
Though drug testing requires an initial investment, the costs of an effective test are more than offset by the benefits of a safe, drug-free work environment. By doing Hair or Fingernail testing you get more information and a longer overview thus costing you much less.
Hair Testing is used by clients across the Globe in all environments. When it comes to pre-employment and random testing, the goal is to identify individuals with potential drug problems/repeat drug use. With these tests, applicants or employees are often aware that a drug test will be required and can abstain from use or plan accordingly.
We offer an accurate and reliable personal hair drug tests that is private and confidential; no personal information is required and each kit has its own unique identification number that is used to access the results.