Drug Testing

June 2022



Trends in ... drug testing

‘The primary goal of workplace drug testing is deterrence’
To Nina M. French, “understanding that deterrence is the primary goal provides employers with a ruler by which they can measure the goals of a successful workplace drug testing program.”
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Medical surveillance

WorkCare Inc. is a U.S.-based occupational health company that annually manages urine, hair, oral-fluid, and breath-alcohol tests for employers onsite and in collaboration with qualified clinics, collection sites and industry-leading labs. WorkCare also develops and manages drug-free workplace programs.
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Workplace impairment training

Workplace impairment can result from a number of factors, including alcohol, cannabis, fatigue, mental distress and more. The Impairment Recognition and Response Training for Supervisors course provides managers and supervisors with the knowledge to respond to perceived impairment in the workplace.
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Breath test

The Hound Marijuana Breathalyzer measures recent cannabis use. It automatically and simultaneously captures breath samples that can be processed immediately onsite using the base station.
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Alcohol and drug test statement

This “Previous Pre-Employment Employee Alcohol & Drug Test Statement” form can be used to comply with 49 CFR 40.25(j), which requires employers to ask workers applying for a Department of Transportation safety-sensitive position whether they’ve tested positive or refused a DOT pre-employment test and weren’t hired within the past two years.
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Alcohol test

The Q.E.D. Saliva Alcohol Test is a Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment-waived and Department of Transportation-approved onsite rapid alternative to breath or blood testing. Easy to administer, Q.E.D. provides quantitative results comparable to a blood test in less than five minutes.
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