Tag Archives: workplace drug testing

Decide Your Approach to Failed Drug & Alcohol Tests

Drug and alcohol testing in the workplace is often seen as a difficult subject to broach as different companies will have to take different precautions if any personnel are found to fail a substance misuse test. For some organisations, having a zero tolerance policy is necessary to ensure the saf...Read more

Workplace Drug & Alcohol Testing Categories

Your company drug policy should cover the following types of workplace drug and alcohol testing: Pre-Employment Drug Testing – This should not be random. If you have a policy in place to test any applicants who are offered a job with the company then it should be part of the policy that all will ...Read more

Creating a Company Drug & Alcohol Testing Policy

Drug testing laws can vary by country, state, region, and even industry. It is important that when creating a company drug policy that you understand the laws of the land and keep the policy: Simple Uniform Updated with changing laws, legislation, and legal guidelines Updated with technology an...Read more

Four Reasons Companies Utilise Drug and Alcohol Testing Services

To protect customers and other employees: Substance abuse can affect the health and safety of anyone in the workforce and members of the public. This presents a moral, financial, and legal risk for the employer.  To maintain or increase employee productivity – Employees are one-third less prod...Read more

Drug & Alcohol Urine Screening

There are several ways to test for drug and alcohol use including urine drug tests, blood drug tests, hair drug tests, breath alcohol tests, saliva drug screen, and sweat drug screening. Urinalysis (the screening of urine for drugs) is the most prevalent type of pre-employment testing, and remains t...Read more

Economic Results of Drug Testing In The Workplace

According to the Journal of Global Drug Policy and Practice results from a March 2011 study shows that one of the benefits of having a company wide drug testing policy is that there is a significant change in employee productivity. After implementing workforce off or onsite drug testing the employer...Read more