Pre-employment drug testing
Information about drug testing and what it means when you're searching for work and receiving a benefit.
When you apply for a job some employers will need you to pass a pre-employment drug test as part of them employing you.
Workplaces have to provide a safe working environment for their employees. For many jobs drug testing may be necessary if an employee's ability to do their job can impact on the safety of others.
Pre-employment drug tests are common in industries such as fishing, horticulture, transport and forestry.