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What breathalysers are available for integration with the RIW System?
The Rail Industry Worker (RIW) Program has partnered with Alcolizer Technology and Breathalyser Sales and Service, who are recognised as leaders in the supply, service and calibration of high quality drug and alcohol testing equipment. The RIW Program now fully integrates with their self-testing units for automatic testing and recording direct to the RIW System.
To discuss options and pricing, please contact the respective provider.
Ph 1300 789 908
|Alcolizer Centurion Wall Mounted Unit||Alcolizer Wall Mount 4||Alcolizer LE5 Handheld||Alcolizer HH4 Handheld|
Breathalyser Sales and Service
(02) 8338 1555
|AlcoMeasure WM Live|
How does a company add a site contact for a Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) Breathalyser Unit?
As part of the Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) Breathalyser integration, a designated site contact will receive notifications via email and SMS for those individuals that have received a non-negative result from a BAC breath test at the site.
Go to https://app.riw.net.au and login using your Employer Administrator or Project/Site Administrator credentials.
Click on the Administration tab at the top of the screen, followed by the Site icon.
Select the site and click Edit.
Enter the Site Contact Email and Site Contact Mobile. Only one site contact is allowabper site.
The site contact will receive BAC results and all notifications in regards to the site.
Click Save when complete.
How long does it take for information to be received from a Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) Breathalyser to the RIW system?
It will take approximately 20 seconds from when a Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) result is read from a Breathalyser device to update records in the RIW System.
How many site contacts can receive notifications for non-negative Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) Breathalyser results?
Currently only one site contact email and mobile phone number can be assigned per site within the RIW system. The designated site contact will receive all notifications regarding the site.
For more information about how to assign a site contact, please refer to the following article:
Can a cardholder use their virtual card when undertaking a Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) test on a Breathalyser?
Currently virtual RIW cards will not register results to the cardholders profile on the RIW system. However, if a virtual card is scanned on the BAC unit, it will enable the cardholder to conduct a BAC test which can be verified by the Access Controller at the time of testing. However, the result will not be recorded against the cardholders profile in the RIW system.
What is the process for using a Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) Breathalyser Unit?
Cardholder enters site.
Cardholder scans card on QR code reader.
Cardholder blows into the Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) Breathalyser device.
Cardholder finds an Access Controller or Spot Checker to swipe in to site.
Access Controller or Spot Checker scans card.
Access Controller or Spot Checker confirms the cardholder meets site requirements (BAC test completed and meets minimum site and job competency requirements etc.)
Access Controller or Spot Checker confirms swipe.
Cardholder begins shift.
If a cardholder scans on to site first via an Access Controller or Spot Checker, no results would be visible on the cardholder profile upon swiping. Therefore, we recommend breathalyser tests are conducted prior to the cardholder swiping on to site via Access Controller or Spot Checker.
Will a Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) Breathalyser Device work in offline mode?
The BAC Breathalyser device will work in offline mode, however results won’t be pushed into the RIW system until communication is re-established. Therefore in the event of a non-negative result – no notifications would be sent out during the period of the network outage.
Are there any guidelines on Breathalyser use and coronavirus (COVID-19)?
Breathalyser Sales & Service have released a guideline on how to maintain the AlcoMeasure Wall Mounted Unit. Please contact Breathalyser Sales & Service direct on (02) 8338 1555 if you have any further queries.