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Drug Testing

Does workforce drug testing work?

January 19, 2021 By

There is a wealth of research that shows that workforce drug testing can help to foster a healthy, safe, drug-free environment.

Reasons for Testing

Random drug testing benefits employers

January 12, 2021 By

As drug use continues to rise, it is more important than ever to combine pre-employment testing with a random drug testing program.

Drug Testing

Why choose Quest Diagnostics

January 5, 2021 By

Quest Diagnostics is the only SAMHSA-certified and CAP-FDT-accredited laboratory to offer in-house testing for all three of the most popular drug test types: urine, oral fluid, and hair.

Alcohol

Keep alcohol off the roads

December 29, 2020 By

December is National Impaired Driving Prevention Month, bringing awareness to the consequences of impaired driving, and driving under the influence and preventing motor vehicle fatalities caused by alcohol consumption.

Urine testing

Back to basics – What you need to know about each drug test specimen

December 22, 2020 By

Our webinar series teaches you the fundamentals of the most popular drug test specimens to help employers execute a successful workforce drug testing program. Watch now.

Drug Testing

Comprehensive drug testing solutions

December 15, 2020 By

Drug testing can be complicated, but it doesn’t have to be. We can help employers choose the elements that are most valuable for their employees.

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.

Drug Testing

What’s the purpose of drug testing?

December 1, 2020 By

Drug tests have been characterized by some as “big brother” practices, but it’s hard to imagine an employer open to having alcohol and drug use at work.

Hair testing

Proposed guidelines for hair drug testing

November 24, 2020 By

SAMHSA has proposed scientific and technical guidelines for the inclusion of hair in Federal drug testing programs. Note: These are only proposed Guidelines and hair testing is not approved for any Federally mandated drug (eg, DOT) testing. Read all public comments online including those from Quest.

Illicit drugs

Cocaine overdose deaths climb in the US

November 17, 2020 By

As drug use and drug overdoses continue to surge, workforce drug testing is a critical part of maintaining a safe workplace. Implementing a drug testing program with a robust testing panel helps to detects drugs like cocaine in current and potential employees.