Arizona Drug Testing Laws

Arizona Drug testing laws

The laws surrounding employee drug testing varies from state to state. In Arizona, there are a number of regulations employers must follow in order to implement compliant drug testing policies and procedures.

Covered Employers

  • Private employers
  • School districts (including school transportation services)

Applicant Testing

  • Applicant should be given notice in writing
  • Grounds for not hiring: refusal to get tested
  • Testing required to certify school bus drivers

Employee Testing

  • Employees should be presented a written drug testing policy
  • Authorized testing: random, job-related purpose necessary for business
  • Positive result or refusal may lead to discipline or discharge
  • School district transportation employees should submit to testing (for either probable cause or accident)

Conditions & Methods

  • Confidential test results
  • Confirming test in case of a positive result or suspected contamination of the specimen

Arizona Marijuana Laws

Marijuana legislation in Arizona may have implications when it comes to screening employees for cannabis use. For more information, visit Arizona Marijuana Laws.

Laboratory Drug Testing in Arizona

If you are an employer or administrator looking to schedule employee drug testing in Arizona, type in your ZIP code to find the laboratory testing site nearest you:




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