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Have a read through our blogs and articles related to Alcohol Detection from one of our most trusted manufacturers - Drager Safety.  This includes product reviews, buying guides and helpful videos.

  1. Drager Alcotest Breathalyser Range - What Are The Differences?
    Drager Alcotest Breathalyser Range - What Are The Differences?
    Drager Safety's family of Alcotest breathalyser devices have unrivalled accuracy and reliability but there are many different models to suit various applications. In this guide we'll explain the main differences between each breathalyser. First off, what is a breathalyser designed to do? The Alcotest's purpose is to detect concentrations of alcohol in the breath through a specific electrochemical sensor (or...
  2. Overview of the Drager Alcotest 6000 Breathalyser Alcohol Screening Device
    Overview of the Drager Alcotest 6000 Breathalyser Alcohol Screening Device
    The Drager Alcotest 6000 alcohol screening device is a professional breathalyser.  It’s handheld and portable with a user-friendly and intuitive screen. The Alcotest 6000 can be used in seconds, simply switch on and go. The electrochemical sensor used in the alcohol detector has a very fast response time and a long service life. The unit itself is very easy to...
  3. Drager Alcotest 5000 - Top 5 Things You Need to Know
    Drager Alcotest 5000 - Top 5 Things You Need to Know
    Portable, convenient, well-designed and accurate. In this Frontline Safety guide, we'll take you through the top 5 things you need to know about Drager's Alcotest 5000 before you add it to your kit. The full specifications, features and benefits can be found here. 1 - Carries Out Numerous Tests, Quickly The Alcotest 5000 is designed by Drager to carry out...
  4. How Do I Use the Drager Alcotest 6820 Breathalyser?
    The Drager Alcotest 6820 is a handheld alcohol analyser, used in professional and industrial applications.  It’s capable of monitoring the concentration of alcohol in a person’s breath.  This short blog will walk you through the operation of the Drager Alcotest 6820. Before using the product always make yourself familiar with the instructions for use Each new test you carry out...
  5. What is the Drager Alcotest 6820 used for? - Five Things You Need to Know
    What is the Drager Alcotest 6820 used for? Get more familiar with the Drager Alcotest 6820 and find out the following: Who uses the Alcotest? Uses for the Alcotest How it can be operated The benefits of purchasing one The Drager Alcotest 6820 is a handheld alcohol analyser, used in professional and industrial applications throughout the UK.  It’s capable of monitoring the...
  6. A Buyer's Guide to the Drager Alcotest 6820
    The Drager Alcotest 6820 is a handheld alcohol analyser. It's used in professional and industrial applications such as law enforcement, construction and transport.  It's especially effective for testing individuals who may operate heavy machinery or vehicles.  The Drager Alcotest 6820 has a rating of  IP54 which means the unit is highly resistant to tough weather conditions. What's Included with the Drager Alcotest...
  7. Alcohol Awareness Week currently underway in the UK
    This year’s theme tackles the issue of “Conversations about alcohol" Currently running until the 24th of November, Alcohol Awareness Week provides opportunities for organisations such as local authorities, NHS organisations, the emergency services, education bodies and workplaces to raise awareness on the health risks, social problems and other dangers linked to alcohol. Alcohol Concern, the leading national charity working on...
  8. Drug testing: UK a hotbed of dependence
    The drug and alcohol dependence problem in the UK is as bad as anywhere else in Europe, a new study has shown. Written by Chris Malone Firms which ask their workers to undergo drug tests may feel vindicated after seeing the latest results from a Centre for Social Justice study. According to the Department of Work and Pensions-funded research, the...
  9. New lower drink-drive limit for Scotland is to be delayed by nearly a year.
    Scotland will face a longer wait before the new lower drink-drive limit is introduced in the country. Scottish Government plans to crack down on drinking driving have been delayed by up to a year. New guidelines will see a reduction in the legal drink-drive limit from 80mg of alcohol per 100ml of blood to 50mg of alcohol per 100ml of...
  10. Drug and Alcohol testing service finds drug testing to be “most effective deterrent” in the workplace
    Randox Drug and Alcohol Testing Services have recently stated that random drug testing is most valuable in deterring the use of drugs in the workplace. Figures were taken from UK government statistics which showed that the introduction of random drug testing reduced the number of positive tests by over 75 per cent. The UK has recently been dubbed the ‘addiction...

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