Author: Dr. Barry Sample

News

New Federal CCF coming soon

August 11, 2020 By

SAMSHA/OMB have requested public comments to revisions of the current Federal CCF for workforce drug testing. However, Quest anticipates a one-year implementation period for continued use of the form and will help prepare clients for the switch.

Oral Fluid testing

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.

Drug Testing

Does workforce drug testing work?

May 19, 2020 By

There is a wealth of research that shows that workforce drug testing can help to foster a healthy, safe, drug-free environment.

Ask the Experts

Cold medicines and drug test results

February 11, 2020 By

During cold and flu season, questions arise about common cough medicines and their impact on drug test results. Get the facts.

Marijuana

Illinois amends cannabis-related laws

January 28, 2020 By

Employers in Illinois should consult with their local legal counsel to determine the impact of the amended act on marijuana and drug testing programs.

News

DATIA focus: Drug use in America climbs in customer-facing industries

April 15, 2019 By

Drug use by the US workforce increased each year - and by double-digits over 2 years - between 2015 and 2017, in 5 of 16 major US industry sectors analyzed.

White Papers

The benefits of blue Oral-Eze® white paper

July 28, 2018 By

Learn the important differences between Oral-Eze® and other oral fluid drug testing kits.

Case Studies

Hair testing drug recovery study

July 28, 2018 By

Scientific analysis of our hair drug testing process across 5 drug classes: amphetamines, cocaine, opiates, THC, and PCP.

Urine testing

Combating cheating in urine drug testing

July 18, 2016 By

Yes, Quest can detect synthetic urine using specimen validity testing, a screening that determines if a specimen is human urine. All urine drug test specimens coming into Quest Diagnostics facilities include specimen validity testing as part of the drug testing process. Learn more about how Quest Diagnostics is combatting cheating in urine drug testing.

eCCF

Three steps to paperless drug testing

April 29, 2016 By

Paperless drug testing means less forms, fewer errors and increased productivity. These three steps can help employers transition to online processes.