Author: Nicole Jupe

Drugs & Alcohol

Opioid crisis persists during pandemic

June 30, 2020 By

The disruption of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus extends to all areas of life – including the opioid epidemic. Stress during an outbreak can include increased drug and alcohol use and impacts for those struggling with substance use disorders and addiction.

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Spread the message of workplace safety

June 1, 2020 By

June is National Safety Month. Take this opportunity to spread the word about the importance of workplace safety to help prevent injuries and fatalities.

Webinars

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.

News

Lab Week 2020

April 20, 2020 By

Every April, we honor our lab professionals during Lab Week. Their work makes a difference in helping to keep our workplaces safe and drug-free.

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Quest Diagnostics Employer Solutions welcomes Keith Ward

April 16, 2020 By

Keith Ward is the new leader of Quest Diagnostics Employer Solutions. We offer reliable workplace drug testing, an extensive collection site network, and personal service and support.

Hair testing

What you need to know about hair drug testing

March 31, 2020 By

Employers choose hair testing to help identify habitual and periodic drug users using its 90-day drug detection window. Get the facts.

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COVID-19 & workplace drug testing

March 17, 2020 By

In the case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), Quest has taken several measures to bolster our preparedness.

Reasons for Testing

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.

Illicit drugs

Data shows rising methamphetamine use

February 18, 2020 By

Methamphetamine is more dangerous than ever. Data from the CDC shows an alarming uptick of overdose deaths associated with meth use.

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FMCSA increases random drug test rate

January 16, 2020 By

The rate for random drug testing for FMCSA increased from 25% of the average number of driver positions to 50% effective January 1, 2020. Random testing helps to deter drug use because it is conducted on an unannounced basis.