Category: Reasons for Testing
Random drug testing benefits employers
As drug use continues to rise, it is more important than ever to combine pre-employment testing with a random drug testing program.
A closer look: Random drug testing
Random drug testing can be a strong deterrent to drug use because it is conducted on an ongoing, unannounced basis; an employer selects one or more individuals for testing from all of the eligible employees in their testing program.
10 Reasons to Implement a Workplace Drug Testing Program
Discover the most common reasons employers implement and sustain workplace drug testing programs. Reasons for drug testing in the workplace include managing healthcare and insurance costs, providing a safe workplace for employees, and more. Read the 10 reasons here.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.