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Why are we resorting to old unscientific methods of sobriety testing?

Posted by Angus MacArthur on

Current, progressive and scientific thinking about the indispensable need to use alcohol breathalysers for law-enforcement has come up with far better solutions than “standing on one leg” or “walking on a straight line” suggested by some leaders of law-enforcement in South Africa, as per the article titled “Breathalysers out, road routine in.” published in the Sunday Times on the 6th of December 2020 https://www.timeslive.co.za/sunday-times/news/2020-12-06-breathalysers-out-roadside-routine-in/ In response to the challenge posed by Covid-19, mining, industry, commerce, and pro-active law-enforcement authorities have found it essential to continue the use of alcohol breathalyser tests together with the use of appropriate PPE to safeguard breathalyser...

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Breathalyser Testing in the Time of the Covid-19 Pandemic with a No-Contact Fixed Breathalyser

Posted by Angus MacArthur on

Specific safety and hygiene measures should be implemented to safely test for alcohol in breath during the COVID-19 pandemic. If a fixed no-contact Entrance breathalyser tester for example our Alcoscan EBS010 is used to test an employee for breath alcohol, then the employee should use a disposable paper straw to blow into the breathalyser. The exhaled breath enters the front of the EBS010 breathalyser and leaves the breathalyser through the back of it and dissipates into the chamber upon which the EBS010 is fixed to. Zero blow-back takes place when the 8mm straw is used to blow into the breathalyser. In the following...

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Handheld Breath Alcohol Testing in the Time of the Covid-19 Pandemic

Posted by Angus MacArthur on

Specific safety and hygiene measures should be implemented to safely test for alcohol in breath during the COVID-19 pandemic. If a handheld breathalyser is used to test someone for alcohol, then the operator of the breathalyser must wear examination gloves, clear eye protection or goggles as well as a medical grade mask. The operator must hold the breathalyser at arms length and the subject must use a disposable paper straw to blow into the breathalyser to ensure that air blown into the breathalyser is not blown towards the operator. Alternatively, the subject who needs to be tested for alcohol should...

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