News and Announcements
Evolution of Technology in BAT Training and Testing – Article in Spring 2016 DATIA Focus Magazine, Written by Intoximeters’ Betye Bailey and Phil Simmons.
Building A Defensible Breath Testing Program – The importance of best practices in building a breath alcohol testing program that will stand up in a court of law.
Datamaster DMT Acquisition – Intoximeters acquires National Patent Analytical Systems’ breath alcohol testing business .
ISO 17025:2005 Calibration Laboratory Accreditation – Intoximeters, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has achieved ISO 17025:2005 Calibration Laboratory Accreditation from the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) in the field of calibration services for breath alcohol instruments. A2LA is an International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC) Mutual Recognition Arrangement signatory.
Resources Related to Alcohol and Alcohol Testing
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Drug/Alcohol Testing Industry Information
The Drug and Alcohol Testing Industry Association (DATIA) is setting standards and creating new opportunities for the Drug and Alcohol Testing Industry. SAPAA Worldwide The Substance Abuse Administrators Association’s mission is to establish, promote, and communicate the highest standards of quality, integrity, and professionalism in the administration of workplace substance abuse prevention programs through education, training, and the exchange of ideas.
Drug/Alcohol Community Action, Prevention and Other Information
Mothers Against Drunk Driving needs no introduction. The Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education (NASPA) is an international association of college and university based peer education programs focusing on alcohol abuse prevention and other related student health and safety issues. The Brown University Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies (CAAS) promotes the identification, prevention and effective treatment of alcohol and other drug use problems in our society through research, publications, education and training. The Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse is a non-profit organization working to minimize the harm associated with the use of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs. The Center for Education and Drug Abuse Research. Its mission is to elucidate the factors contributing to the variation in the liability to drug abuse and determine the developmental pathways culminating in drug abuse outcome, normal outcome, and psychiatric/behavioral disorder outcome. The Society for Prevention Research consists of scientists, practitioners and administrators committed to the improvement of prevention intervention through empirical investigation. The focus of the society is broadly defined and concerned with the problems pertaining to the prevention of drug and alcohol abuse, and associated social maladjustment, crime, and behavior disorders. Membership is open to qualified professionals interested in multi-disciplinary interaction. The Web of Addictions is dedicated to providing accurate information about alcohol and other drug addictions and to act as a resource for teachers, students and others who needed factual information about abused drugs. The Indiana Prevention Resource Center is a statewide clearinghouse for prevention technical assistance and information about alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs.
A Guided Tour of the War on Drugs is an extensive compendium of information and links. The Drug Library contains information on the “War on Drugs”, Drug Policy Reform Activists, as well as links to related sites
Alcoholics Anonymous home page and several AA-related sites:
Drug/Alcohol Reference Materials
The 13th International Conference on Alcohol, Drugs and Traffic Safety (T’95) was held in Adelaide, AUSTRALIA from 13 August 1995 to 18 August 1995. It’s site includes a searchable index of the proceedings which include many relevant papers. CNS Productions, Inc. is a commercial site offering substance abuse education curriculum products and other drug education materials. This link does not represent any kind of endorsement of the company or its products, but is offered as service to interested parties.
National and International Government Organizations
US Department of Transportation (DOT) – Home Page includes current statements & speeches by Secretary Ray LaHood, press releases and links to the Operating Administrations of the DOT. National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is an independent agency established by the U.S. Congress under the Energy Reorganization Act of 1974 to ensure adequate protection of the public health and safety, the common defense and security, and the environment in the use of nuclear materials in the United States. The NRC’s scope of responsibility includes regulation of–
- commercial nuclear power reactors; non-power research, test, and training reactors
- fuel cycle facilities; medical, academic, and industrial uses of nuclear materials
- the transport, storage, and disposal of nuclear materials and waste
Grant Application Aids
Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) The mission of the BJA is to provide leadership and assistance in support of local criminal justice strategies to achieve safe communities. The BJA is a component of the Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. Justice Technology Information Network NLECTC offers tools and assistance to help law enforcement and corrections agencies locate and better prepare to apply for funding.
Laws and Regulations
A list of California Driving Under the Influence Penalties. The US House of Representatives offers several access points to federal laws and regulations including, The US House of Representatives Law Library and The US House of Representatives – Laws. Access to the Government Printing Office (GPO) is available through GPO Gate The Federal Register site has information on access to the federal register.