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Drug Testing

Avoid testing delays – transition to the new DOT CCF

June 3, 2021 By

Current DOT CCFs are expiring soon. Proactively prepare for this change and double-check your paper CCF inventory today. Act now to avoid testing delays.

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Celebrating Lab Week

April 19, 2021 By

Every April, we honor our lab professionals during Lab Week. Their work makes helps to keep our workplaces safe and drug-free.

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Challenging the poppy seed defense

April 13, 2021 By

A Quest Diagnostics study helps to answer the question: Can eating poppy seeds produce a positive drug test for a job applicant or employee?

Drug Testing

New insights from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health

December 8, 2020 By

It is important for employers to examine trends and data, such as NSDUH, that helps to inform a workforce drug testing program.

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Come together for International Overdose Awareness Day

August 31, 2020 By

Every year on August 31, there is worldwide participation in 39 countries where thousands of individuals support the cause to help end drug overdoses and remember the people who have lost their lives.

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Drug use rises again in the American workforce

August 25, 2020 By

Drug positivity in 2019 hit a 16-year high in the US workforce, according to the latest Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index.

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New Federal CCF coming soon

August 11, 2020 By

SAMSHA/OMB have requested public comments to revisions of the current Federal CCF for workforce drug testing. However, Quest anticipates a one-year implementation period for continued use of the form and will help prepare clients for the switch.

Drugs & Alcohol

Opioid crisis persists during pandemic

June 30, 2020 By

The disruption of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus extends to all areas of life – including the opioid epidemic. Stress during an outbreak can include increased drug and alcohol use and impacts for those struggling with substance use disorders and addiction.

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Spread the message of workplace safety

June 1, 2020 By

June is National Safety Month. Take this opportunity to spread the word about the importance of workplace safety to help prevent injuries and fatalities.

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2020 National Prescription Take Back Day Postponed

May 12, 2020 By

The DEA postpones the National Prescription Take Back Day due to the coronavirus. The administration encourages Americans to secure medications and wait for options for safe disposal.