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What is the most common pre employment drug test?

Urinalysis – A urine test is the most common form of pre-employment testing and is typically conducted once a conditional offer of employment has been sent. A urine test can show traces of drug use even after the effects of the drug has worn off and remain in the body...

Can you ask an employee if they are on drugs?

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) restricts what employers can ask about use of drugs prescribed for you. The ADA applies to all employees. Pre-Employment Inquiries Under the ADA, employers cannot ask potential new hires: • Questions about their history of...

Safety Sensitive Positions and Drug Testing

Employers and employees in such industries are subject to drug-testing requirements from the Department of Transportation (DOT), Department of Defense (DOD), and Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). Under Executive Order 12564, all federal employees involved in "law...

Understanding Probation Drug Testing Procedures

If you have been sentenced to probation in a court of law, more than likely you will have to submit to drug testing.  If you have never been in this situation before it can be scary. And you might want to know how probation drug testing procedures work. Probation drug...

Perks of hiring a mobile collector

One of the most important things for companies is limiting downtime and keeping their employees in the field working. Comprehensive Drug Screening recognizes this and has increased our on-site collection capabilities over the past years. CDS provides customers with a...

What is a pre-employment drug test?

A pre-employment drug test is used to determine if a prospective hire uses illicit substances or abuses prescription medication. It may also be used for employees who are returning to work after an injury or absence, at which time it may be referred to as a...

Drug Testing Laws in South Carolina

If your employer or prospective employer in South Carolina has asked you to take a drug test, you’ll want to know your legal rights. Federal law places few limits on employer drug testing: Although the federal government requires testing by employers in a few...

Can an employer drug test without notice?

Generally speaking, state laws typically allow employers to test applicants for drugs. However, the employer must follow the state's rules about providing notice and following procedures intended to prevent discrimination and inaccurate samples.

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