Auckland 2020

12-13 Aug, Wed–Thu 10am–5pm, ASB Showgrounds

Rod Dale

Rod Dale

Rod Dale – Group Technical Manager at The Drug Detection Agency (TDDA)

Rod Dale is TDDA’s Group Technical Manager and co-founder of TDDA. He is charged with ensuring all company processes and technologies meet high standards of scientific rigour. He has held various roles within TDDA including that of Board Member, Director, and Risk & Compliance Manager.

Rod is a former New Zealand Police Officer, a qualified detective and served in the Drug Squad where he investigated national and international drug dealing syndicates and targeted New Zealand’s organised crime groups. More recently, Rod served on the committee that determined the AS 4760-2006 Oral Fluid Standard, and also represents the American Drug and Alcohol Testing Industry Association (DATIA).

Rod is a current serving Board member on the National Drug and Alcohol Screening Association (NDASA), and is chair of the ’International Committee’. Rod is also qualified as a trained drug abuse recognition trainer from the California Narcotics Officers Association ‘CNOA’.


See Rod Dale live in Auckland 2020

Thursday 13 August
Workplace Drug Testing and the Referendum – Will Your Business Go Up in Smoke?
2pm-2:45pm Bunnings Trade Speaker Series

Workplace drug testing is on the front line of risk mitigation for a business. In this session from The Drug Detection Agency (TDDA) you will get a 101 introductory course on workplace drug testing.

CEO Kirk Hardy, C0O Glenn Dobson, and Group Technical Manager Rod Dale will discuss the importance of a comprehensive policy, testing types and uses, developments in oral fluid testing, and fishhooks, pitfalls, and other common mistakes. Companies will learn about how drug and alcohol testing, or the lack thereof, can make or break a company’s culture.

Kirk and the team will also discuss what is on every employers’ mind… what to do about the Cannabis Referendum. The panel will also include a Q & A session after the discussion. Don’t miss your chance to hear from New Zealand’s largest and most experienced workplace drug and alcohol testing team during a fun, memorable and informative session.

Free