Category: Reasons for Testing

Post-accident positivity climbs among American workers
Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index data shows a significant increase in positive post-accident drug tests in the American workforce. Continue reading

By   /  January 4, 2017

Reasons for testing series: Periodic drug testing
Periodic drug testing is scheduled and is typically performed on current employees at consistent time periods throughout the year. Continue reading

By   /  April 4, 2016

Reasons for testing: Follow-up drug testing
Follow-up drug testing is for employees who have previously tested positive for illicit substances or violated a company’s drug and alcohol policy. Continue reading

By   /  March 8, 2016

Reasons for testing: Return-to-duty drug testing
Return-to-duty drug testing is for employees who have previously tested positive for illicit substances or violated a company’s drug and alcohol policy. Continue reading

By   /  February 1, 2016

Reasons for testing: Post-accident drug testing
Post-accident – sometimes referred to as “post-incident” – drug testing is performed after an employee has been involved in a workplace accident. Continue reading

By   /  January 4, 2016

Reasons for testing: Reasonable suspicion or for cause drug testing
Reasonable suspicion drug testing is performed when supervisors have evidence or reasonable cause to suspect an employee of drug use. Continue reading

By   /  December 8, 2015

Reasons for testing: Random drug testing
The second part of our series detailing the different types of drug testing and their pros and cons covers random drug testing. Continue reading

By   /  November 6, 2015

Reasons for testing: Pre-employment drug testing
The first part of our series detailing the different types of drug testing and their pros and cons covers pre-employment drug testing. Continue reading

By   /  October 6, 2015

Reasons for testing: Introduction
According to the NSDUH, 24.6 million Americans age 12 or over are current drug users, and 68.9 percent of these illicit drug users are employed. Continue reading

By   /  September 17, 2015