Category: Drug Testing

A Closer Look: Unit Codes and their purpose
Drug testing terminology is expansive and sometimes complex. For that reason we're providing clarity to one of the most commonly misused terms. Continue reading

By   /  December 14, 2018

Methamphetamine’s Comeback
Rural America is being overwhelmed with a resurgence of methamphetamine. Recent reports suggest that the opioid crisis is overshadowing rising meth use. Continue reading

By   /  November 20, 2018

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