ETG Testing

EtG, or ethylglucuronide, is a byproduct of ethanol (alcohol that one drinks) and glucuronide a common biological compound made in the liver that binds various toxins and drugs in the body that allows them to be excreted in the urine. When someone drinks, even...

Don’t get burned when adding drivers this summer

Don’t get burned when adding drivers this summer Qualification steps when adding drivers for the summer surge depend on whether they are a new hire, a rehire, or are returning from a temporary layoff. To avoid getting burned by audit violations or negligent hiring...

What happens if I fail a Drug Test

If an employee fails a drug test, the DOT requires that employers immediately remove them from the job. This does not necessarily mean termination, but there are specific guidelines regarding when an employee can return to work. A drug test determines whether a person...

Medical Marijuana use and DOT

Recently, the Department of Justice (DOJ) issued guidelines for Federal prosecutors in states that have enacted laws authorizing the use of “medical marijuana.” http://www.justice.gov/opa/documents/medical-marijuana.pdf We have had several inquiries about whether the...