Tag: urine temperature the art of drug testing

Workplace drug testing policy & procedures for employees

○ 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 employer workplace policy. Make sure that every employee is aware of its contents and clearly state your position to substance abuse within the workplace. Part of your implementation should include employee education about the dangers of alcohol and drug abuse while working in safety-sensitive areas, ... Read more

Urine Temperature is Key to a Successful Test.

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 in place to catch the cheaters. But sometimes a donor will try and sneak through by whatever means possible. In this case, they expressed that they needed to go to the bathroom otherwise they would pee themselves. This is a red flag to us as it generally indicates that they are ... Read more