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VIDEO: Drug Testing for Medical Professionals

Last updated on November 6th, 2020 at 05:02 pmWhen people enroll in school medical programs such as nursing school, physical therapy, and physician’s assistant programs, drug testing is typically required. Testing may be conducted as part of the program enrollment and subsequently prior to certain internships, practicums, clinicals, or residency programs. These programs often provide […]

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How is Drug Testing like Halloween? Inside Drug Testing October 2020

Last updated on October 26th, 2020 at 02:26 pmHow is Drug Testing like Halloween? Both can be scary at times; especiallywhen problems arise. In many cases, the drug testing process is straightforward and stress-free. The individual goes to a collection site (or a collector comes onsite to your location), the specimen is collected, the paperwork […]

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Know your State drug testing rules – California

Last updated on October 2nd, 2020 at 10:20 amThere are many State laws on drug testing, learn about drug testing laws in California.  California is governed by the State Constitution Content provided by guest authors – By William J. Judge, JD. LL.M. & Nick Hartman, Co-Founders of Drug Screening Compliance Institute (DSCI) “All people are, […]

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Welcome to New York Drug Testing

New York Laws on Drug Testing

Last updated on October 2nd, 2020 at 01:48 pmNew York City says no pre-employment drug testing for marijuana with some exceptions.  However, New York State does not have a drug testing statute. There are also a handful of other laws and regulations that indirectly impact drug testing. Information provided by Joe Reilly, President, National Drug […]

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Prescription Drugs: A Growing Crisis for Employers and Employees

Employee Disclosures of Prescribed Medications

Last updated on October 2nd, 2020 at 01:44 pmThe is a challenging topic as many times employers look to the drug testing program to determine if the employee is using prescribed medications or abusing prescribed medications.  When an employee has a lawful prescription that explains the positive test result, the Medical Review Officer (MRO) will […]

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Video Blog: Top 5 Mistakes Employers Make in Drug Testing

Video Blog: Top 5 Mistakes Employers Make in Drug Testing

Last updated on October 2nd, 2020 at 01:41 pmAvoid liability and lawsuits with your drug testing program. Eliminate these top 5 mistakes employers are making in their drug testing programs. Be proactive and manage your drug testing program properly. No Program, no company policy about drug testing. You should have a drug testing policy. What […]

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[Video Blog] Business Owners Must Make a Marijuana Decision

[Video Blog] Business Owners Must Make a Marijuana Decision

Last updated on December 2nd, 2020 at 12:43 pmOf course you have heard of medical marijuana or recreational marijuana and attempts at the Federal level to make marijuana legal.  There are debates on both sides about whether marijuana should be legal.  No matter what your position or opinion, as a business owner or manager/executive – […]

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Update on OSHA Post-Accident Drug Testing

OSHA Post-Accident Drug Testing

Last updated on December 2nd, 2020 at 04:00 pmFebruary 2018 – Recent years have brought about myriad changes in the screening industry, both big and small. 2017 brought updated Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations, including an expanded panel that better reflects the drug problems that are currently […]

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Drug Panels and SAMHSA Requirements

Drug Panels and SAMHSA Requirements

Last updated on December 2nd, 2020 at 03:55 pmWhich Drugs to Test for? There are approximately 130 controlled substances included as Schedule I in the federal Controlled Substances Act of 1970.  That’s over a hundred drugs in just one schedule.  Multiply that for each schedule and you’ll get hundreds and hundreds of controlled substances.  Knowing […]

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Video Blog: Beyond the 5 Panel Drug Test

Video Blog: Beyond the 5 Panel Drug Test

Last updated on October 5th, 2020 at 02:36 pmIn 30 minutes or less, learn from industry expert Joe Reilly about drug testing panels currently available and being sold that are beyond the traditional five panel drug test.  This will include panels for urine testing, hair testing, oral fluid testing, blood testing, and instant testing with […]

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