Tag: random drug testing

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.

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.

Alcohol

Alcohol use and the workplace

June 23, 2020 By

Alcohol testing can help employers make decisions to help keep their employees safe and can help determine whether an individual is impaired from alcohol.

Drug Testing

Random drug testing webinar

March 10, 2020 By

Experts uncover why random drug testing is beneficial to deter drug use in the workplace in this thorough review of the drug testing reason. Register now.

News

FMCSA increases random drug test rate

January 16, 2020 By

The rate for random drug testing for FMCSA increased from 25% of the average number of driver positions to 50% effective January 1, 2020. Random testing helps to deter drug use because it is conducted on an unannounced basis.

Reasons for Testing

A closer look: Random drug testing

October 4, 2019 By

Random drug testing can be a strong deterrent to drug use because it is conducted on an ongoing, unannounced basis; an employer selects one or more individuals for testing from all of the eligible employees in their testing program.

Drug Testing

Guide for drug testing laws

March 1, 2018 By

Download our Guide for Drug Testing Laws as a reference to illustrate how drug testing laws can differ from state to state.

News

DOT random rates unchanged

February 6, 2018 By

The US Department of Transportation announced that the minimum annual drug testing rate for 2018 will remain at 25% and the alcohol rate will remain at 10%.

Ask the Experts

The case for maintaining a drug testing policy

March 16, 2017 By

West Virginia Supreme Court upholds reasonable suspicion termination demonstrating the impact of a comprehensive workplace drug testing policy.

Drug Testing

Advocating for a drug-free school

November 17, 2016 By

High school policies are including random drug and alcohol testing and wellness initiatives to discourage drug use and to encourage early intervention.