Author: Alex Bednar

Reasons for Testing

Reasons for testing series: Periodic drug testing

April 4, 2016 By

Periodic drug testing is scheduled and is typically performed on current employees at consistent time periods throughout the year.

Reasons for Testing

Reasons for testing: Follow-up drug testing

March 8, 2016 By

Follow-up drug testing is for employees who have previously tested positive for illicit substances or violated a company’s drug and alcohol policy.

Reasons for Testing

Reasons for testing: Return-to-duty drug testing

February 1, 2016 By

Return-to-duty drug testing is for employees who have previously tested positive for illicit substances or violated a company’s drug and alcohol policy.

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Reasons for testing: Post-accident drug testing

January 4, 2016 By

Post-accident – sometimes referred to as “post-incident” – drug testing is performed after an employee has been involved in a workplace accident.

Alcohol

Startling statistics regarding drunk driving

December 10, 2015 By

A report from the CDC reveals that 4.2 million adults age 18 and older admit to driving while impaired within the past 30 days.

Reasons for Testing

Reasons for testing: Reasonable suspicion or for cause drug testing

December 8, 2015 By

Reasonable suspicion drug testing is performed when supervisors have evidence or reasonable cause to suspect an employee of drug use.

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Reasons for testing: Random drug testing

November 6, 2015 By

The second part of our series detailing the different types of drug testing and their pros and cons covers random drug testing.

Reasons for Testing

Reasons for testing: Pre-employment drug testing

October 6, 2015 By

The first part of our series detailing the different types of drug testing and their pros and cons covers pre-employment drug testing.

Illicit drugs

New findings regarding marijuana in Colorado

October 1, 2015 By

The RMHIDTA has released its third volume in a series researching the impact of medicinal and recreational marijuana legalization in Colorado.

Reasons for Testing

Reasons for testing: Introduction

September 17, 2015 By

According to the NSDUH, 24.6 million Americans age 12 or over are current drug users, and 68.9 percent of these illicit drug users are employed.