LONDON, November 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- UK based Trimega Laboratories is pleased to announce that it has been recognised as having met the standards set by the prestigious Investors in People (IIP) Standard.
Its accreditation follows an examination by the Employer Representative Quality Board of IIP and reflects the commitment and hard work undertaken by Trimega Laboratories as an organisation. A significant aspect of the achievement is that, as a substance abuse testing company serving a global market, its 40 strong workforce is spread across offices and laboratories many different locations - including Germany and South Africa.
Douglas MacSween, General Manager of Trimega Laboratories, commented: This credential shows that we, as a company, are committed to the development of our staff in all aspects and are raising the bar in our sector. A key ingredient of our exceptional team is a thorough understanding of our market needs that enables us to focus on the delivery of quality service whilst meeting tight court deadlines. Because we are always mindful that a drug and alcohol test is not just a scientific result but a process that puts children into safer environments, we are all prepared to go the extra mile.
Trimega Laboratories is one of a very small number of specialist companies in the UK that test hair samples for evidence of alcohol or drug abuse. The vast majority of circumstances in which people are required to undergo a hair strand test in the UK are when a child care application is made to a Family Court by one of the UK's Local Authorities.
For anyone interested in how hair strand testing works, visit http://www.trimegalabs.com
About Trimega Laboratories: Established in London in 2005, Trimega Laboratories (http://www.trimegalabs.com) has developed a range of innovative techniques for testing substances of abuse. Its core business is laboratory-based analysis of hair samples that provides accurate historical records of any alcohol or drugs dependency over a one to 12 month period. In the UK its clients include: Family Law specialists, Social Services, regulatory bodies, professions such as nurses and pilots, as well as being ordered by the Courts directly. Other services offered by Trimega Laboratories include: Roadside Drugalyzer Testing for law enforcement, Hair Steroid Testing for athletes, and most recently, Hair Benzodiazepines Testing. Trimega is ISO 14001 certified for environmental management, ISO 9001 certified for quality management. Trimega Laboratories won the title of Best Use of Technology in the 2008 Barclays-sponsored Startups Awards and has been on the shortlist for the National Business Awards three years running. It was also one of 25 companies to represent the UK in the 2010 European Business Awards.
SOURCE: Trimega Laboratories
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