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7 takeaways from our drug testing laws webinar

March 9, 2018 By

Industry expert Faye Caldwell discussed trends, recent drug testing laws, state marijuana legislation, and considerations for drug testing policies.

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Webinar: Understanding drug testing laws

February 13, 2018 By

Employers turn to drug-free programs to help keep employees safe and productive; however they still have questions about running an effective program.

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Ask the Experts: Drug test turnaround times

December 18, 2017 By

Learn more about drug test turnaround times, lab processes, and choosing a collection site that can lead to faster turnaround times.

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Ask the Experts: What is POCT?

December 8, 2017 By

POCT is an instant drug or alcohol test that typically yields a result within minutes. Consider all the criteria before choosing a test method.

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Staying compliant with new DOT regulations

November 29, 2017 By

New DOT regulations add four opioids: hydrocodone, oxycodone, hydromorphone, and oxymorphone to the test panel. Our experts answer your questions.

Oral Fluid testing

Ask the Experts: Cheating an oral fluid drug test

November 2, 2017 By

The best way to pass an oral fluid drug test is to not take drugs for several days leading up to the test, or preferably never. To date, we have not found any adulterants that can successfully mask drugs in an oral fluid test, nor are we aware of any devices used to cheat an oral fluid test.

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How to choose a drug testing laboratory

October 30, 2017 By

When selecting a drug testing laboratory, consider criteria such as accuracy, collections, technology, logistics, turnaround time, and customer support.

Hair testing

Ask the Experts: Hair drug test specimens

October 17, 2017 By

Our experts explain how a hair drug test specimen can be taken from other parts of the body if someone is lacking hair or is bald.

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Top 10 drug testing tips for HR

June 16, 2017 By

A workplace drug testing program can help HR professional to hire the most talented, drug-free individual for the job. Read our top 10 tips.

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The case for maintaining a drug testing policy

March 16, 2017 By

West Virginia Supreme Court upholds reasonable suspicion termination demonstrating the impact of a comprehensive workplace drug testing policy.