Tag: pre-employment drug testing

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.

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.

Drug Testing

Pre-employment drug testing

September 10, 2020 By

Pre-employment drug screening, the most common reason for drug testing, takes place as part of the hiring process.

Drug Testing

Preventing drug-related workplace accidents

June 13, 2019 By

Post-accident drug positivity has been increasing annually since 2011. Workplace accidents are expensive and dangerous; however, with workplace drug testing programs in place, many may be prevented.

An Exploration of Addiction

An exploration of addiction: Trauma and adult substance abuse

August 7, 2017 By

Substance use disorders are complex and sometimes trauma can push someone across the very thin line between a casual drug habit and addiction.

An Exploration of Addiction

An exploration of addiction: Young adults

June 27, 2017 By

Young adults are known to partake in risky behavior. But what are some of the consequences when weekend fun becomes life-altering.

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Ten most dangerous jobs in America

September 8, 2016 By

Can you guess the 10 most dangerous jobs in America? With a greater potential for risk, keeping these workplaces drug-free is critically important.

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Industry survey – The effectiveness of workplace drug testing

September 8, 2011 By

More than half of employers (57%) conduct drug tests on all job candidates. While only 29% do not conduct drug tests on any job candidates.