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FMCSA CLEARINGHOUSE SERVICES

Clearinghouse will help employers stay compliant. Services available include: Complete guidance and consultation to help employers navigate through the Clearinghouse Providing for employers the required annual query to determine any violations Provide for employers...

REASONS WHY NOT TO USE DRUGS

For most people, the initial decision to take drugs is voluntary. But as they are swept up into the cycle of addiction, the neural pathways in their brain change so they are less able to control their behavior and resist their intense impulses. It works like this: the...

DRUG TESTING COMMONLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Height, weight, diet, exercise, genetics - all of these play a role in the rate at which drugs are metabolized through the body. If Person A and Person B stop smoking marijuana at the same time and take a drug test one month later, it is possible that Person A tests...

Conducting Drug Tests

Federal agencies must use certified labs and follow other guidelines for drug testing. Learn more about drug-free workplace resources for federal agencies. Before beginning drug testing, ask the following questions and consider how they will affect your testing...

24/7 MOBILE DRUG TESTING

Employers never know when a drug test will be necessary.  The availability of 24-7 afterhours drug testing is critical.  For DOT regulated drug testing programs a post- accident drug or alcohol test is necessary. Comprehensive Drug Testing (CDS) is available for 24-7...

EMPLOYERS AND LEGAL MARIJUANA

Cannabis is legal in 33 states for medical use and 11 states for recreational use. But just because it's legal doesn't mean it's accepted at work. Although cannabis remains a federally illegal substance, the number of states that permit its use is growing rapidly....

DOT POST ACCIDENT TESTING AND AFTER HOURS TESTING

All DOT employees are required to submit to After Hours DOT Post Accident Testing and breath alcohol testing as required by the US DOT guidelines.  If you need assistance finding locations, call 800-713-5971.  An employee will submit a specimen for a drug test as soon...

Why do I need a TPA for my drug testing program?

Having a TPA is much more efficient then trying to do it yourself,  and it does not cost any more money. A professional TPA has a web portal connecting collection sites, laboratories, medical review officers (MRO) all together electronically.  You can electronically...