Marijuana positivity in America’s workplace

September 15, 2020 By

Data shows increases in marijuana positivity rates across workforce categories, drug test specimen types, and regions in the United States.
Drug use rises again in the American workforce

August 25, 2020 By

Drug positivity in 2019 hit a 16-year high in the US workforce, according to the latest Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index.
Ask the experts: Is an oral fluid drug test safe?

June 9, 2020 By

During the novel coronavirus health crisis, many employers ask is if an oral fluid drug test is safe in the current circumstances. Under rigorous safety procedures, drug testing continues across the country.
Electronic breath alcohol test (eBAT) now available

May 26, 2020 By

With an expanding collection site network, electronic breath alcohol testing, or eBAT, from an industry leader is now a reality.
Webinar: COVID-19 and the Workplace

May 5, 2020 By

Scientists from Quest Diagnostics presented a webinar called, “Ask the experts: COVID-19 and the Workplace." Watch a recording on-demand.
Drug test collections during the COVID-19 emergency

April 7, 2020 By

Quest Diagnostics continues to provide workplace drug and alcohol testing solutions while working to maintain a safe environment for donors and employees.
Random drug testing benefits employers

February 24, 2020 By

As drug use continues to rise, it is more important than ever to combine pre-employment testing with a random drug testing program.
Marijuana frequently asked questions

January 7, 2020 By

Whether it is about its legal status, its side effects, or if employers can drug test employees, questions are plentiful about marijuana. We’ve answered some of the most frequently asked questions to help you sift through the noise and get a true sense of the current state of marijuana.
3 ways we are improving customer support

September 10, 2019 By

We compiled the top 3 reasons why our employer customers contact us to build self-service resources to best support their most common drug testing inquiries.
New Drug Testing Savings Calculator tabulates ROI

May 21, 2019 By

Our new Drug Testing Savings Calculator help companies evaluate the return on their drug testing investment. Try it out for yourself.

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Hair testing

Proposed guidelines for hair drug testing

November 24, 2020 By

SAMHSA has proposed scientific and technical guidelines for the inclusion of hair in Federal drug testing programs. Note: These are only proposed Guidelines and hair testing is not approved for any Federally mandated drug (eg, DOT) testing. Read all public comments online including those from Quest.

Illicit drugs

Cocaine overdose deaths climb in the US

November 17, 2020 By

As drug use and drug overdoses continue to surge, workforce drug testing is a critical part of maintaining a safe workplace. Implementing a drug testing program with a robust testing panel helps to detects drugs like cocaine in current and potential employees.

Drug Testing

Lab quality you can count on

November 10, 2020 By

Our laboratories have checks and balances that include a two-step testing process, quality assurance team, and lab inspections to champion quality in workforce drug testing.

Drug Testing

Top 5 tips to avoid the most common drug testing mistakes

November 3, 2020 By

Implementing a drug test program should take time and thoughtful consideration, but it does not need to be complicated. Our tools and resources can help you navigate the options and consider details that help your organization to build a safe, healthy, and drug-free workplace.

Drug Testing

Know the risks of marijuana

October 20, 2020 By

Increased awareness on the potential risks of marijuana is needed as more states continue to pass legislation around the drug.

Drug Testing

The cost of an accident at work

October 13, 2020 By

Drug testing is an important tool to help employers reduce on-the-job accidents and maintain a drug-free work environment.