Alcohol – Some Things You Need To Know

Many people often get confused with the number of stubbies of beer or glasses of wine they have had, compared to the number of “standard drinks” they have actually consumed. All packaged alcoholic beverages sold in Australia contain a label showing how many “standard drinks” are inside.   What is a “Standard Drink”? A standard drink is any drink containing 10 grams … Read More

Drug & Alcohol Testing Now Required Under The Building Code

From Friday 16 October 2015, the new fitness for work amendments to the Building Code 2013 commenced for all building contractors covered by the Building Code. FWBC is responsible for monitoring compliance with the Building Code and will have a three stage approach to auditing the drug and alcohol testing requirements. Initially, FWBC will focus on assisting industry through education, … Read More