Category: News

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COVID-19 & workplace drug testing

March 17, 2020 By

In the case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), Quest has taken several measures to bolster our preparedness.

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FMCSA increases random drug test rate

January 16, 2020 By

The rate for random drug testing for FMCSA increased from 25% of the average number of driver positions to 50% effective January 1, 2020. Random testing helps to deter drug use because it is conducted on an unannounced basis.

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Common questions about the FMCSA Clearinghouse

October 30, 2019 By

In an effort to provide insight, information, and clarity about the upcoming database, we have compiled the most frequently asked questions.

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Workforce drug positivity increases in more than one-third of U.S. industry sectors examined

September 11, 2019 By

One third of U.S. industry sectors experienced year-over-year double-digit increases in workforce drug positivity between 2015 and 2018.

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The FMCSA’s new database – Clearinghouse coming soon

June 11, 2019 By

The FMCSA’s new Clearinghouse database will house commercial motor vehicle drivers’ violations of drug and alcohol programs to help keep roads safer.

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New Drug Testing Savings Calculator tabulates ROI

May 21, 2019 By

Our new Drug Testing Savings Calculator help companies evaluate the return on their drug testing investment. Try it out for yourself.

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National Prevention Week Inspires Action

May 13, 2019 By

National Prevention Week is a campaign dedicated to increasing awareness about mental health and substance use disorders, igniting change around the country.

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Lab Week heroes

April 22, 2019 By

During Lab Week, Quest Diagnostics celebrates our lab professionals and the critical role they play in helping to keep our workplaces drug-free.

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DATIA focus: Drug use in America climbs in customer-facing industries

April 15, 2019 By

Drug use by the US workforce increased each year - and by double-digits over 2 years - between 2015 and 2017, in 5 of 16 major US industry sectors analyzed.

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Workforce drug testing positivity climbs to its highest rate since 2004

April 11, 2019 By

Workforce drug testing positivity climbs to its highest rate since 2004, according to the latest data from the Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index.