Drug and Alcohol Testing Association of Canada (DATAC)

As a leader in Canadian workplace drug & alcohol testing training, we’re dedicated to the development of standardized policies & procedures and to positive industry change.

We provide second-to-none support, continuous education and promotion for our members.

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Top 3 Reasons Why Canadian Companies Trust DATAC

We provide all of the Training, Accreditation and Support necessary to succeed.

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Membership Has Its Benefits

Get access to our trusted network of service providers, important industry updates, test site accreditation as well as expert advice and special offers from our industry partners.

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Accredited Collection Site Certification

Finally. A Canadian standard of certification that is accepted across the country. Earn collection site certification by certifying your site collectors through DATAC.

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DATAC Testimonials

Holly Pass

DATAC Training is excellent!

All of our Collectors & Technicians have been trained by DATAC. The courses are thorough and straightforward and the support during and after the process is immediate. We have had many questions and every time we contact DATAC we get what we need. DATAC has helped our D&A business grow a lot. We wouldn't be here without it!

Elizabeth Montgomery

DATAC Has Us Covered

It is very important when enrolling in training programs to be informed of industry standards and the needs of those who you will be working with once you achieve your certification. DATAC has us covered in regards to all the up to date information I don’t always have time to be searching for. The online training is fantastic and laid out very clearly step by step and you can see your progress as you go. Their customer service is very prompt and reliable for when I have questions, and for years we at A2Z Safety & Training Ltd have chosen DATAC to use as our training provider as we build our Certified Drug and Alcohol Testing Team.

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Kristi Hines
Founder & Director / Hines Health Services Inc.

DATAC is the National Leader in Online Alcohol & Drug Education and Training

I can always count on DATAC no matter what. DATAC's expert advise, availability and collaboration with its clients has assisted in turning Hines health Service start-up from six years ago into a provincial leader known for providing professional occupational health services. It has been my pleasure working with DATAC.

Donna Nordstrom
Director, Health Services / Northstream Rehabilitation & Wellness

DATAC Doesn’t Only Train Their Students… They Mentor Them

DATAC doesn’t only train their students…they mentor them, with Gold Standard and Best Practices guidelines. The personable trainers reply quickly with any questions even once the training is complete. They gave me the skills and knowledge to become my own Third Party Administrator, leading me through each step with expert advice and practical assistance. The new DATAC Network ensures that my small business can grow and compete with the established companies. Thank you DATAC!

Annie Bell
National Drug and Alcohol Manager / Wellpoint

Working with DATAC has been an Exceptional Experience

They have been willing to work with us each step of the way to implement their training courses on a national level to ensure each of our technicians is trained to the highest standard. DATAC continues to provide us the support to offer a gold standard experience to our clients.

Recent News

Improvements needed to detect cannabis impairment in drivers

A new study by researchers at McGill University published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal shows that significant improvements are needed in Canada to detect cannabis impairment among drivers. Specifically, the study results show that improvements are needed to ensure public safety and protect the rights of legal cannabis users. The results of the research … Continued

Alberta court upholds random drug and alcohol testing

The Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench has recently issued a decision on Phillips v. Westcan Bulk Transport Ltd, upholding a non-unionized employer’s use of random drug and alcohol testing in Alberta for safety sensitive positions. This decision provides further clarity and guidance regarding express employee agreement on random drug and alcohol testing. Specifically, the court … Continued

COVID-19 pandemic shows why Canada needs a federal alcohol act

In a recent opinion article published in Policy Options, authors Laura J. Kennedy and Noel Guscott discussed the reasons Canada needs a federal alcohol act. According to the report released by the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA), one quarter of Canadians say they have been drinking more at home during the pandemic, … Continued

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