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Wyoming - 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 Wyoming

Instant or POCT Testing

Restricted

Allowed for pre-employment screening, for employees must use SAMHSA/USDOT guidelines, which do not permit POCT.

Drug Panels

Restrictions

Must use SAMHSA/USDOT guidelines – 5 panel test.

Laboratory

Restrictions

Must use SAMHSA certified laboratory.

Medical Review Officer

Required

Required for both positive and negative results

Random Testing

No Restrictions

Must test minimum 20% of employees per year for the discount safety program.

Post-Accident

No Restrictions

Reasonable Suspicion

No Restrictions

Oral Fluids

Restricted

Lab based urine testing required for employees, oral fluids ok for applicants.

Hair Testing

Restricted

Lab based urine testing required for employees, hair testing ok for applicants.

Unemployment Denial

Yes

Company drug free workplace policy will assist in denial of benefits when employee fired for positive drug test. Address misconduct in policy.

Workers Comp Discount

Yes

5% - Wyoming Workers’ Compensation Drug Free Workplace Discount Program.

Intoxication Defense

Yes

There is no rebuttable presumption but intoxication is a defense to deny a claim.

Medical Marijuana

No

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Recreational Marijuana

No

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Report Driver DOT Positives

No

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General Statute

Click Here for the application for the Wyoming Workers’ Compensation Drug Free Workplace Discount Program. (See Below)