Author: Nicole Jupe

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.

News

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.

News

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.

Alcohol

Keep alcohol off the roads

December 30, 2019 By

December is National Impaired Driving Prevention Month, bringing awareness to the consequences of impaired driving, and driving under the influence and preventing motor vehicle fatalities caused by alcohol consumption.

Urine testing

Seven facts about urine drug testing

December 23, 2019 By

Why is urine testing the most frequently used method for drug testing? Learn the facts about urine testing from Quest Diagnostics.

Marijuana

Workplace drug testing policies and marijuana legalization

December 3, 2019 By

Employers can continue to drug test for marijuana. As states legalize marijuana, our experts offer some important considerations for your company as you write or revise your drug testing policy.

Marijuana

Marijuana positivity in America’s workplace

November 25, 2019 By

Data reveal increases in marijuana positivity rates across industries, workforce categories, and specimen types. We continue to examine marijuana positivity rates alongside the legal status of marijuana by state.

Oral Fluid testing

New oral fluid guidelines for Federal testing

November 21, 2019 By

SAMHSA published scientific and technical guidelines for the inclusion of oral fluid specimens in federal testing. Find out what employers need to know.