Drug & Alcohol Testing
In accordance with its vision of becoming the premiere maritime service provider in the region, Kairos has joined forces with one of the leading International Shipping Drug & Alcohol testing agencies – ELSSI (Euro Laboratory Services to the Shipping Industry).
Formed in 1993 in an effort to meet the demands of the Shipping Industry the ELSSI program continues to be used not only in the Shipping industry but also Aviation, Petroleum sector, Mass transportation, Insurance companies and Factories. With certifications and accreditation’s with agencies like SAMHSA Accreditation (Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration), National Laboratory Certification Program (DHHS), Cap (College of American Pathologists), Laboratory Accreditation Program # 30392-01 and many more. ELSSI provides a Total Quality Substance Abuse Management Program offering integrity and legal defensibility.
It is recognized that any credible drug testing would be able to identify drugs such as:
AMPHETAMINES, COCAINE, CANNABIS, OPIATES, PCP (PHENCYCLIDINE), BARBITURATES, BENZODIAZEPINES, METHAQUALONE,
METHADONE, PROPOXYPHENE, HYDROCODONE and ALCOHOL.
Drug & alcohol abuse brings with it not just the risk of accidents; it causes decreased productivity, impaired judgment, absenteeism, personal injury and crime to support the cost of addiction.
Drug abuse is a worldwide nightmare. Not only is drug testing a strong deterrent, many studies have shown it to be a positive prevention of Drug Abuse.
Testing is the only objective means of positively identifying drug abuse. It protects employers, their investment and employees who may be under medical treatment, thereby avoiding false accusations of drug abuse. Positive drug detection will assist drug abusers in seeking medical treatment.