Tag: oxycontin

Oral Fluid testing

Test for oxycodones using Oral-Eze

April 20, 2018 By

Employers can test for the most commonly abused opioids, such as oxycodones, using an oral fluid drug test.

Ask the Experts

Ask the Experts: DOT 5-panel drug test regimen

March 21, 2018 By

If you do the math, the DOT 5-panel drug test regimen requires confirmation testing for a total of 14 drugs. Is there a new name for the drug test?

Drugs & Alcohol

10 facts about opioids

October 10, 2017 By

We compiled the most recent data and headlines about substance abuse, addiction, overdose deaths, and health consequences of America's opioid crisis.

Illicit drugs

Fighting opioid prescription addiction

June 29, 2017 By

See how the CDC along with federal and state governments are working to combat the opioid epidemic in the U.S.

By the Numbers

Prescription misuse epidemic affects 7 in 10 employers

May 11, 2017 By

Data shows that 71% of employers are impacted by our country’s prescription drug epidemic. Employers want to help, yet many feel "unprepared."

By the Numbers

By the Numbers: Heroin positivity continues to rise

December 15, 2016 By

Heroin positivity increased 146% between 2011 and 2015 in the general U.S. workforce according to the Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index.

News

Drug positivity rises in the railroad industry

September 19, 2016 By

As drug use by U.S. workers rises, evidence shows a similar pattern in the railroad industry which includes engineers, train crew and dispatchers.

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Painkiller abuse and the workplace

April 13, 2016 By

Prescription painkiller abuse is taking an enormous toll on the workplace. Learn more about what employers can do from a recent HR magazine article.

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National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week

January 20, 2016 By

The National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week is a national health observance aimed at revealing the truths about drug and alcohol use. Get the facts.

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Series: Assessing drug use trends in the United States – Opiates

April 22, 2015 By

Over the past few weeks, we used five renowned sources of drug use data to compare and contrast the latest trends in illicit drug use.