Attorneys – you may have clients that need a drug or alcohol test to ensure they are clean and sober – we can help you with that. We offer fixed facility drug testing at our locations in Maine, and we can also come to your office or to your clients’ location – we travel. Our firm is also available for DNA paternity testing again either at our office or mobile service at your office or your clients’ location. Your clients need to know the legal paternity of the child.
Testing for drugs and or alcohol can be performed with urine, oral fluid, or hair testing specimens – Along with breath alcohol testing and ETG testing for alcohol which measures zero-tolerance going back 80 hours. Our testing is done by laboratories certified by the united states department of health and human services and the specimen collections performed by certified professional collectors. Immediate drug testing service is available.
The Maine Department of lab maintains a web page to assist employers with drug testing – substance abuse testing law
Maine employers need to have a strongly written substance abuse/testing policy in place. Maine employers that have taken the time to construct a written policy with proper testing procedures tend to be successful with deterring potential legal issues as well as resolving them if they arise. In Maine, before establishing any substance abuse testing program for employees, an employer with over 20 full-time employees must have a functioning employee assistance program. A written drug-free workplace policy is required in Maine.
Certified laboratories must be used for drug testing in Maine. A testing laboratory shall perform a screening test on each sample submitted by the employer for only those substances of abuse that the employer requests to be identified. If a screening test result is negative, no further test may be conducted on that sample. If a screening test result is positive, a confirmation test shall be performed on that sample. A testing laboratory shall retain all confirmed positive samples for one year in a manner that will inhibit deterioration of the samples and allow subsequent retesting.
Random drug testing should be limited to safety-sensitive positions. Random drug testing in Maine for safety-sensitive employees is a deterrent to drug use and can identify substance abusers. An effective random drug testing program will lead to a safer workplace.
Maine employers need to be careful about terminating an employee for a first time positive drug test. An employer may not discharge an employee for a first-time positive unless he refuses to participate in or he fails to successfully complete treatment; must allow 6 months for treatment. employees may be suspended with pay while awaiting the result of a drug test.
In Maine, employers may deny workers compensation benefits and unemployment benefits based on a positive drug or alcohol test. Workers compensation benefits are not allowed if at the time of the accident the employee was intoxicated.
Point of collection testing (POCT) is allowed in Maine. In Maine, the substances that can be tested are determined by the department of health and human services, as are the screening and concentration levels at which they can be tested. The table below summarizes the screening and confirmation concentrations of the testable substances.
|substance||screening concentration||confirmation concentration|
|Alcohol||0.02 g/100 ml||0.02 g/100ml|
|Amphetamine/Methamphetamine MDMA||500 ng/ml||250 ng/ml|
|Barbiturates||300 ng/ml||300 ng/ml|
|Benzodiazepines||300 ng/ml||200 ng/ml|
|Cannabinoids||50 ng/ml||15 ng/ml|
|Cocaine and/or metabolites||150 ng/ml||100 ng/ml|
|Methadone||300 ng/ml||300 ng/ml|
|Methaqualone||300 ng/ml||300 ng/ml|
|Opiates (morphine, codeine)||2000 ng/ml||2000 ng/ml|
|6-acetyl morphine (only if morphine > 2000)||special||10 ng/ml|
|Phencyclidine||25 ng/ml||25 ng/ml|
Maine permits the use of medical marijuana, an eligible patient is not permitted to use in a public place or in a workplace where such use is not permitted. Workplace use is not permitted: the statute states: “This chapter may not be construed to require:… An employer to accommodate the ingestion of marijuana in any workplace or any employee working while under the influence of marijuana.”
Do you need a drug test today in Maine? Where can you get a drug test in Maine? Do you need a drug test today in Maine? National drug screening operates drug testing facilities in Auburn, Augusta, Bangor, Bath, Biddeford, Portland, Lewiston, and many other Maine cities. If you need hair testing today, call now. Alcohol testing with ETG is also available for zero tolerance alcohol testing.
Drug testing and alcohol testing in Maine
Drug testing in Maine for employers call now: 866-843-4545
Drug testing in Maine for individuals for immediate testing, call now: 866-843-4545
Testing locations in Maine
|AFC Urgent Care – South Portland-AFC U||230 Waterman Dr, South Portland, Maine 04106|
|Bayside Employee Health Center||50 Sewall St Ste 301, Portland, Maine 04102|
|Calais Regional Hospital Lab||24 HOSPITAL LouisianaNE, Calais, Maine 04619|
|Central Maine Conditioning Clinic-Cent||30 Belgrade Ave Ste A, Auburn, Maine 04210|
|Central Maine Partners In Health Auburn||690 Minot Ave, Auburn, Maine 04210|
|Central Maine Partners In Health South Portland||254 Western Ave, South Portland, Maine 04106|
|Concentra – Brunswick||11 Medical Center Dr, Brunswick, Maine 04011|
|CONCENTRA – Scarborough||400 Southborough Dr, South Portland, Maine 04106|
|Concentra Medical||176 Main Street, Norway, Maine 04268|
|Concentra Medical Center||29 Winter St, Norway, Maine 04268|
|Concentra Medical Center||219 CAPITAL STREET SUITE 2, AUGUSTA, Maine 04330|
|Concentra Medical Center||10 Hospital Dr, Bridgton, Maine 04009|
|Concentra Medical Center||34 Gilman Rd, Bangor, Maine 04401|
|Concentra Medical Center – S. Portland||85 Western Ave, South Portland, Maine 04106|
|Concentra Medical Center Portland||1600 Congress St, Portland, Maine 04102|
|Concentra Medical Centers||59 East Ave, Lewiston, Maine 04240|
|EMSI-Waterboro-EMSI-Waterboro – Drug T||545 Main Street, Waterboro, Maine 04087|
|Fallon Clinic-vendor only||100 Front Street, Worcester, Maine 01608|
|Franklin Memorial Hospital Occ Health||111 Franklin Health Cmns, Farmington, Maine 04938|
|Goodall Occupational Health Kennebunk||2 Livewell Drive, Kennebunk, Maine 04043|
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