Tag: positive drug test

Risk Management: New trends in workforce drug use
Risk Management reported that the overall positivity for all drugs has increased annually for the past 5 years to its highest level since 2004. Continue reading

By   /  August 2, 2017

Increases in illicit drugs, including cocaine, drive workforce drug positivity to highest rate in 12 years
The Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index shows increased positivity for illicit drugs across virtually all specimen types and in all testing groups. Continue reading

By   /  May 16, 2017

By the Numbers: Positivity by drug
Detection rates of amphetamine, heroin and marijuana have increased annually for the past five years according to the Drug Testing Index. Continue reading

By   /  October 6, 2016

Ask the experts: Effects of hair treatments on drug test results
Some employers who use hair testing as part of their workplace drug testing program wonder if hair products can have an impact on their test results. Continue reading

By   /  June 27, 2016

Positivity is up for the first time in a decade
After years of declines, the prevalence of positive workforce drug tests is increasing according to the Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index data. Continue reading

By   /  September 25, 2014

Thwarting drug test cheaters
Employers must do everything possible to prevent drug-abusing workers and job applicants from successfully altering test results. Continue reading

By   /  January 4, 2011

Aiming for drug-free workplaces
Whether it is pre-employment testing or a random test, keeping drug users out of your workforce makes sense for many reasons. Continue reading

By   /  April 28, 2008