Author: Nicole Jupe

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.

Marijuana

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.

News

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.

Drug Testing

Beyond pre-employment drug testing

July 31, 2020 By

Combining one or more reasons for testing is the best way to avoid hiring applicants who use drugs while discouraging drug abuse among employees.

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.

Ask the Experts

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.