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Beware of danger as Opioid Abuse hits the Workplace!

Opioid Abuse hits the Workplace

New survey suggests Opioid Abuse hits the Workplace Opioid abuse is in the workplace, employees are using and abusing prescription drugs to get high to help them through the day.  A new survey reveals 70 percent of businesses are saying it’s affecting their workers. The survey from the National Safety Council also found that while…

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Workplace drug testing policy & procedures for employees

workplace drug testing policy

○ Do you have a Workplace drug testing policy? Testing an employer for substance abuse can help determine if the employee or job applicant is abusing drugs.  It will identify evidence of recent substance abuse, particularly prescription and illicit substances.   As an employer, it is important you set out and implement a clear and concise…

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The dangers of workplace drug abuse

Workplace Drug abuse

Workplace drug abuse Substance abuse in the workplace may not be evident, but statistically, at least one of your employees will be abusing. The question is, what are you doing about it? Are you currently doing any testing? If you are, are you following a strict policy of no to drugs? The figures for substance…

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Learn More About Illicit Drugs and Substance Abuse

Learn More About Illicit Drugs and Substance Abuse Stuff you should know about illicit and prescription drugs. Abuse of drugs and alcohol is often painful for families and friends to endure. Testing an individual for abuse is straightforward. The list below outlines the most abused substances, and from there, you can find a suitable test.…

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What is a urine drug test and how does it work?

What is a urine drug test? A urine drug test is a test for detecting an illicit substance of abuse by sampling urine. This method detects specific drugs of abuse in various options and formats. Options vary from a single panel–one drug to a fourteen panel–fourteen drugs. Current formats are an analysis dip card or…

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Urine Temperature is Key to a Successful Drug Test.

Urine Temperature check

Urine Temperature – The Art of Drug Testing I was reminded a few days ago about an individual who wanted a drug test for their job. They requested a 10-panel drug test, which is fairly standard. We try to be vigilant when we test and have all the safeguards to catch the cheaters. But sometimes,…

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