Last updated on May 21st, 2021 at 09:20 am
National Drug Screening, Inc (NDS) has received status as a national Accredited C/TPA by the National Drug and Alcohol Screening Association (NDASA). A C/TPA is a Consortium/Third-Party Administrator helping employers with drug and alcohol testing programs.
This national accreditation recognizes NDS for its commitment to:
- Confidentiality, ethical Standards and Integrity
- Leadership in the drug testing industry
- Training and development of the NDS team
- Regulatory issues: Federal, DOT, State and Local
- Random testing and consortium Services
- Best practices for drug testing industry standards
National Drug Screening to reach this status completed an extensive application process and has been found qualified by a review committee comprised of industry professionals who assessed NDS operations related the above bullet points. NDS was awarded this certificate of accreditation for meeting the highest industry standards as set forth by experts representing all facets of service in the drug and alcohol testing industry.
The National Drug & Alcohol Screening Association (NDASA) is the leading trade organization in the United States for the drug and alcohol testing industry. This mission of NDASA is to advocate for safe and drug-free workplaces and communities through legislative advocacy, education, training and excellence in drug and alcohol screening services. NDASA offers a rigorous accreditation program that requires individuals and organizations to achieve certain standards and core competencies. Accreditation applicants must meet the association’s high expectations for excellence. NDASA accreditation signals the best the drug testing industry has to offer.
National Drug Screening, Inc (NDS) is a Consortium/Third-Party Administrator (C/TPA) helping employers manage drug & alcohol testing programs. The company operates all across the United States with over 2000 customers either regulated by the US Department of Transportation (DOT) or non-regulated employers. NDS focus is solely on drug & alcohol testing so that the dedication to being the best in the industry is maintained. A major focus for this year for NDS is helping employers to address marijuana in the workplace.
National Drug Screening is also recognized by the Drug and Alcohol Testing Industry Association (DATIA) as Nationally Accredited for Administration of Drug and Alcohol Testing Programs (NAADATP). DATIA is a national trade organization and developed their accreditation program with specific standards in place to ensure that a TPA’s standard operating procedures, safeguards, knowledge of professional practices are up-to date, so their clients remain compliant with federal and state regulations on drug and alcohol testing. Get more information on NDS and their NAADAPT accreditation.
Joe Reilly, President of National Drug Screening stated “We are so very proud of our NDS team working so hard to achieve these national accreditations. It is an honor for our company to be recognized for adhering to strict standards in areas of professional competency and conduct, procedural administration, the confidentiality of records, testing administration and reporting, accountability, regulatory compliance and customer service.”