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Indiana - STATE LAWS

Coming Soon, State Laws for Workplace Drug Testing

Regulations for workplace drug testing are very important to maintain an effective and legal drug free workplace program. It is particularly important to pay attention to individual state laws regarding employer drug testing programs. Employers need to be concerned about limiting exposure to liability in a drug testing program.

A good drug testing program will go a long way toward addressing safety, OSHA compliance, ADA Compliance, performance and workers’ comp issues; having the right company policies, education programs and insurance coverage will go the extra step to protect you against potential lawsuits and financial liability. Many states have different laws regarding drug testing, check back to view the guidelines for drug testing in your state.

Workplace Drug Testing Laws in Indiana

Instant or POCT Testing


Drug Panels

No restrictions


No certification required

SAMHSA certified laboratory highly recommended

Medical Review Officer

Not Required

Standard in the practice of workplace drug testing and strongly advised

Random Testing

No restrictions


No restrictions

Drug testing policies should limit post-incident testing to situations in which employee drug use is likely to have contributed to the incident

Reasonable Suspicion

No restrictions

Oral Fluids

No restrictions

Hair Testing

No restrictions

Unemployment Denial


Unemployment law and court decisions may result in denial of benefits when fired for a positive drug test.

Workers Comp Discount


Intoxication Defense


Workers’ Compensation intoxication defense to a claim exists, but not a rebuttable presumption.

Medical Marijuana


Recreational Marijuana


Report Driver DOT Positives


General Statute