Category: Drug Testing

3 little known facts about drug testing
The goal of drug testing is to help establish and advocate for a healthy, safe work environment. Find out three facts you may not know about drug testing. Continue reading

By   /  October 8, 2018

Opioid overdoses at work
Overdose deaths at work from drugs or alcohol increased by 38% annually between 2013 and 2016. Learn how the CDC and NIOSH are responding to the crisis. Continue reading

By   /  September 21, 2018

Federal drug testing expanded opiate panel impacting positivity
The dangers associated with opioids misuse are likely elevated based on a testing population that includes drivers, pilots, and other safety-sensitive roles. Continue reading

By   /  September 13, 2018

Painkiller use around the world
Today, on International Overdose Awareness Day we take a look at American opioid use compared to the broader global landscape. The results inform why the epidemic is not slowing down. Continue reading

By   /  August 31, 2018

Customer survey: taking action from insight
At Quest Diagnostics, we’re working hard to do things differently – and better. Continue reading

By   /  August 13, 2018

Excuses for positive drug tests
The most common excuses for why people fail drug tests include claims about second-hand smoke or accidental consumption. Arm yourself with knowledge to deter cheating. Continue reading

By   /  August 1, 2018

Breaking Free – Drug and Treatment Courts
In our upcoming webinar we'll look at the benefits of drug courts and the key role drug testing plays in breaking the cycle of addiction and incarceration. Continue reading

By   /  July 26, 2018

Old Federal CCFs… Now what?
All U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)-mandated drug test collections will require a new Custody and Control Form (CCF) starting Sunday, July 1, 2018. Find out what you need to do to be prepared for the fast-approaching change. Continue reading

By   /  June 27, 2018

Under the influence: Methamphetamines
Methamphetamine use doesn't dominate headlines, however the drug has made a comeback in the United States and is the culprit of it's very own kind of epidemic. Learn more about the drug, it's effects on the body and what the latest data from Quest Diagnostics has to say about workplace positivity trends. Continue reading

By   /  May 31, 2018

Drug testing conferences and their purpose
Drug testing conferences have a purpose, to educate and align many in the industry to the most talked about topics of today. From the opioid crisis, to best practices with collection sites and professionals. The Drug and Alcohol Testing Industry Association's conference offers a broad variety of valuable insights. Continue reading

By   /  May 30, 2018