Starting a workplace drug testing program can be daunting if you don’t know where to start but maintaining a safe environment in the workplace is of the utmost importance in protecting your employees and yourself as the employer. In creating a safe work environment, the issue of drug use and drug testing is often overlooked. Whether you currently perform employee drug testing or are just in thinking about starting a program for the first time, the information provided here can help you.
This paper aims to provide you with the basic things you need to know about background screening for small and medium enterprises. It tackles some terminologies, the extent of the background check you can do to your employees, proper disposal of the employee background check reports, ways to conduct background checks, advantages of employee background check, as well as whether or not you should hire a background check service provider.
Overcoming addiction, particularly drug addiction is perhaps one of the most difficult physical challenges we as humans can surmount. Seldom when we think about overcoming addiction do we consider the mental and emotional impact of giving up. Arguably addiction is as much a physical dependency as a mental dependency, and it can be particularly hard to find the mettle to live in the face of addiction. With the importance of willpower and personal choice, it can be all the more important to ensure that the emotional blow of overcoming drug addiction is absorbed to aid long term drug recovery.
Lab-based oral fluid testing can be a more affordable alternative to urine testing and with the federal government currently working on a set of regulations for these types of tests, more companies are bound to start using them. In addition to being more cost effective than urine testing, lab-based oral fluid testing and drug testing in general can also help a company save money on Workers’ Compensation claims and premiums.
This white paper aims to help busy parents like you learn what you need to know about drugs, how to prevent your kids from using drugs, and if the problem arises, how to fight to save your children. While you may not have hours to devote to sorting through studies and documents on teen drug abuse, we have condensed a great deal of “must know” information into this easy-to- read format, including resources to help you research further.
The world of drug testing, full of new information and unfamiliar terminology, can seem overwhelming at first, especially if you are a concerned parent or employer. That’s why TestCountry is dedicated to making your shopping experience an informed and painless one. Whether you are a business owner looking to begin random drug testing in the workplace, a parent wishing to know the truth about their teens and drugs, or a law enforcement officer needing fast and reliable drug testing kits, we have sorted through the pros and cons and included them here in an accessible, easy-to-understand format.
Reasons and rights regarding the implementation of drug testing at work may differ by state, industry and by the specifics of the employment agreements in place. Nonetheless, the United States Department of Labor outlined the most common grounds that most employers rely on for introducing drug testing at the workplace. Find them in this comprehensive white paper.
This document contains:
10 Things to Consider Before You Start or Redesign Your Workplace Drug Testing Policy
7 Places Employees Hide Drugs in the Workplace
3 Obstacles to Overcome when Implementing Workplace Drug Testing
Most Popular Drug Test Cheating Methods