and Drug Testing
can assist your company in establishing a sound drug testing program. We
can travel to your worksite and conduct specimen collections. We provide
urine drug screening analysis. We will assist you in establishing a program or review your existing program
so that you are secure in the knowledge that it is legal and effective.
We can assist you in developing your Federally Mandated DOT random drug and alcohol screen programs also. If you are a small firm and
would like to join a consortium in order to decrease testing and program costs we have several options available.
Or if you are a large firm that requires a total package, our computer-generated random selection and tracking service is cost effective and worry free.
to Establish a Sound Drug Testing Program
you a company that has or is considering a drug testing program? You will
need to evaluate the reasons why you are considering drug testing for
applicants or employees of your company. Here are some reasons for establishing
a drug testing program:
state these goals in the opening paragraph of a company drug testing policy.
The drug testing policy itself may be part of a comprehensive substance
abuse policy. Clarify that the 'diagnostic tool' of drug testing will be
used as a preventative rather than a punitive measure in meeting the above
goals. You also should define the types of drugs that you will be testing
for in your policy. Consider the relationship of each drug type to your
outlined goals. How does the risk of its abuse impact your company adversely?
Which drugs are you required to test, if any, under federal mandate? Below
are the standard drug types:
- Improve safety,
reduce accidents, minimize workman's compensation and protect company
- Health concerns,
reduce health insurance claims, minimize premiums and maximize human
potential in productivity and creativity
- Reduce pilferage
(employees stealing from company to support habit)
- Adhere to federal
mandates D.O.T., D.O.D., etc.
- Satisfy public
concern or reputation in the marketplace
- Marijuana (Cannabis)
- Opiate (Heroin,
- Amphetamine (Benzedrine,
(Valium, Librium, Xanax)
- Barbiturate (Nembutal,
- Propoxyphine (Darvon)
- Methadone (Dolophine)
- Ethanol (Alcohol)