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Drug Testing, The Answer to drug abuse?

Drug Testing The Answer to drug abuse

Is Drug testing the answer? Let’s do some analysis. There are many factors you need to be aware of when testing for drug abuse. We all want to identify anyone abusing particularly if this person is operating safety sensitive equipment. This could be a motor vehicle, or any equipment that could endanger other people’s lives.…

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What are Drug Test Cup Kits?

What are Drug Test Cup Kits

What are Drug Test Cup Kits Introduction. Customers often ask us why there are different types of drug test kits and why urine is the preferred method for testing. Back in the 60’s the military recognized an increase in the use of heroin among its personnel who served in the Vietnam War and implemented a drug…

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Workplace drug testing policy and procedures

workplace drug testing policy

Workplace drug testing policy? Drug testing is a way an employer can determine if their employees or job applicants are abusing drugs.  It can identify evidence of recent substance abuse, particularly prescription and illegal drugs.  Substance testing cannot test for impairment or whether a person’s behavior has been impacted by drugs.  The way drug testing works best is to…

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Opioid Abuse hits the Workplace for the worst!

Opioid Abuse hits the Workplace

Opioid Abuse hits the Workplace Opioid abuse hits the workplace as employees are using and abusing prescription drugs more often.  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 71 percent of employers believe that abuse of opioid abuse is a…

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Choosing the right drug test for employees or family

Choosing the right drug test for employees or family

Choosing the right drug test for employees or family. Choosing the right drug test for employees or family can be hit or miss unless you know what you are doing. Read our guide on testing and the benefits. At home testing. Observing behavioral changes in your teen maybe a sign that they may be consuming illicit substances…

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5 panel drug screen options

5 panel drug screen

5 panel drug screen test When you are told to get a drug screen, what happens next? After your school, employer or a court orders you to get a drug test, you need to go to your local testing facility. They will take a urine sample from you and use it to test. What are…

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Learn more about substance abuse

substance abuse test

Stuff you should know about substance abuse, the symptoms and properties. Substance abuse is often difficult to detect and understand. We have put together a list of commonly abused drugs showing their effects and symptoms. And to help, provided links to products that will test these popular drugs. Nicotine Metabolites Cotinine, the major metabolite of nicotine is an…

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Drug confirmation test – Why is it so important?

Drug confirmation test

Drug test kits vary in design but the principles are all the same. A drug confirmation test is required when you get a presumed positive result from a rapid or instant drug test kit. Drug testing has now become a necessary part of our lifestyle. Illicit and prescription drugs are being used and abused more…

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Workplace drug abuse

Workplace drug abuse

Workplace drug abuse Workplace drug abuse may not be obvious in your workplace, 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 kind of testing? If you are, are you following a strict policy of no to drugs. The…

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