drug testing and alcohol testing in utah
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if you need a drug test today, national drug screening can assist you with one phone call. we can accomplish drug testing at our drug screening centers across the united states of america, including centers located in utah and open daily.
drug and alcohol testing in utah is accomplished with hair testing, urine testing, oral fluid testing, and fingernail testing. if you need to test your teenagers for drugs, we can help; one phone call and we can get you in for a drug test today. k2 and spice are dangerous and can cause health consequences. bath salts are dangerous and cause many emergency room visits. national screening drug testing centers can test for bath salts and k2 – spice.
a drug free workplace program has five major components, it is not just drug testing. a comprehensive drug free workplace program consists of:
- a comprehensive written drug and alcohol testing policy
- employee education on the harmful effects of drugs and how one can get help for a substance abuse problem
- supervisor training so that your supervisors know the signs and symptoms that someone might be under the influence and needs a reasonable suspicion drug test
- employee assistance program (eap) – providing resources so employees with a drug or alcohol abuse problem can get help
- drug testing –typically pre-employment, random, post-accident, return to duty and follow up
employers in utah have an opportunity to implement a comprehensive drug free workplace drug program. national drug screening can assist employers with a drug free workplace policy, either a non-dot policy or a dot policy. employers in utah should be drug free.
utah’s law regarding drug testing is found in title 34, chapter 38 of the utah code annotated. there is also a drug-free workplace law stated in title 34, chapter 41 and a state employment law in title 67, chapter 19 of the utah code annotated.
the drug free workplace law in utah is voluntary. once your company decides to participate in the utah drug free workplace program then your company qualifies for limited legal protections and/or a reduction in workers’ compensation premiums. contractors in utah working state contracts for construction or improvement of any public property or building must comply with the utah employer alcohol and drug-free workplace act.
the utah worker’s compensation fund allows rate discounts up to 25% for the company’s safety program. in order to qualify, then you must have a drug free workplace program that is communicated to all employees, is available for review by prospective employees, and explains the types of tests an employee or prospective employee may be subject to. all employees must be subject to the policy and management must be tested periodically.
you must use either a third-party testing organization like national drug screening for sample collection or perform onsite collections through trained and certified administrators. all positive tests must be confirmed by a government certified laboratory.
you must have a disciplinary process for those who test positive for alcohol and/or drugs, refuse to be tested, or attempt to alter the results. utah law has no restrictions on the policy discipline, including discharge. confidentiality of the results must be maintained and management must be tested periodically as part of the policy. all costs of testing must be borne by the employer. the employer is not liable for monetary damages if the testing proves to be false positive.
if you need a drug test now in utah, our national drug screen centers can help you. yes, we test individuals on a daily basis for personal drug testing, school drug testing, probation drug testing, court ordered drug testing and more. our drug screen testing facilities are open daily and we test for drugs and alcohol with certified drug test results provided back to you. all policies are custom written as no two organizations are exactly alike and no two drug free workplace policies will be exactly the same either. drug free workplace policies must meet the need of the organization now and in the future. a general drug free workplace policy generally starts with a company statement regarding the company obligation and right to have drug and alcohol free employees on the job and to provide a safe work environment. this means that during working hours employees are expected to be free from any substance, whether legal or illegal, that can negatively affect job performance or risk the health and safety of employees and the public.
currently there is no medical marijuana statute in the state of utah. as of february 2014 the legislation has released from committee a statute that would allow a low-thc hybrid strain of cannabis for a small number of children suffering with a rare form of epilepsy called dravet’s syndrome. there is no plan to introduce medical marijuana legislation for adults. currently, possession of an ounce calls for a thousand dollar fine and six months incarceration.
utah is a very employer friendly state and employers can discipline or discharge employees using medical marijuana. this must be specifically outlined in the company drug free workplace policy. smoking only at home, off-duty or on weekends provides no protection if the workplace drug test comes back positive for marijuana.
many teens and young adults are now using synthetic marijuana like k2 and spice. these chemicals do not show up in a standard 5 panel or 10 panel drug test. national drug screen centers can test for k2 and spice, the drug testing for k2 and spice must be specified in advance.
some of the other companies in utah offering drug testing include: transmetron, intermountain drug testing company, hartle chiropractic clinic, work care occupational health services, clinical consultants, global drug testing services, jag exam services inc., occupational health care, south salt lake coalition for drug free youth, western reporting inc., workforce qa, compliance information systems (cis), clearstar mro, basin paramedical exam services, emsi, exam one and intermountain healthcare and intermountain medical group.
national drug screening can work with your company in utah for your needs for drug free workplace policy, drug testing, alcohol testing, dot drug testing, supervisor training, employee education, mobile or on site drug testing, rapid drug testing and much more. one phone call and you can discuss all drug and alcohol testing services for your company in utah.
national drug screening offers drug testing with quest diagnostics and labcorp using patient service centers or psc’s. both laboratories are samhsa certified for drug and alcohol testing. all types of drug testing programs are available including five panel and 10 panel drug testing options. drug testing will include the following drugs and more: amphetamines: amphetamine, methamphetamine, mdma (ecstasy), cocaine metabolite, opiates: codeine, morphine, hydrocodone, hydromorphone, oxycodone, oxymorphone; phencyclidine, marijuana metabolite, barbiturates, benzodiazepines, methadone, propoxyphene, methaqualone.
mro services are available from national drug screening with an all in one system – e-ccf lab | e-ccf poct = fast collection and fast accurate reporting. one cloud based system – mro and software technology platform. our mro system offers great features – schedule test electronically
specimen collection, e-ccf lab, e-ccf poct, urine, instant drug testing, hair and oral fluid drug testing. if you need the services of a medical review officer you can contact national drug screening.
if you need a drug test today our national screen drug testing centers can help you today with just one phone call. parents that want to test their children or teenagers can call our national drug screen confidential phone number to get a drug test scheduled today with complete confidentiality.
all types of drug testing are available at our drug testing centers across the united states.