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Drug Testing Could Be Even More Important for Small Businesses. Here are 10 Reasons Why

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Employees who use illegal drugs are a danger to themselves and other employees. Being under the influence at work can result in unexcused absences, high turnover rates, lost productivity, and high workers’ compensation claims. The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependency (NCADD) estimates that 70% of drug abusers are current employees in the workforce. Drug […]

8 Common Drug Testing Mistakes to Avoid for Businesses

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Recent studies show that workplace drug use is on the rise. Is your company prepared? Drug tests can help keep everyone in your organization safe, and bring to light any underlying issues that can impact both employee performance and workplace safety. Yet, before you invest in a solution for your company, it pays to know […]

What Is a 7 Panel Drug Test and Why Does Your Business Need It?

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In the world of commercial drug testing, there are many different products, processes and procedures.  With such a variety to choose from, it’s important to know the way that each one works. If you’ve decided (or you’re required) to conduct drug tests at your organization, you may be researching panel-based tests. Beyond the standard 5 panel drug […]

Kratom Drug Tests: Catching the Use of this Poorly Regulated Drug

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In a two-year CDC study of 27,000 overdose deaths, kratom was linked to around 152 of those incidents. In 91 cases, kratom was found to be a direct cause of death. A tropical tree in the coffee family, kratom might look like any other plant. Yet, it contains powerful compounds that interact with your brain’s opioid receptors. When consumed […]

How Do Drug Tests Work: Saliva/Swab Testing

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Hiring the right employee can be a difficult task for many entrepreneurs. After all, choosing someone who isn’t a solid fit for your team can easily result in a large handful of detrimental issues for your company.  Typically, the hiring process includes conducting a proper screening for illicit substances. However, not everyone understands what this […]

USCENTCOM MOD 14: An Overview of MOD Standards and Testing

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In 2017, the U.S. Government updated its Central Command (CENTCOM) screening standards from MOD 12 to MOD 13. Then, in October 2019, it released MOD 14. What do these standards entail? In short, they’re requirements that personnel must meet before they can be deployed to the USCENTCOM Area of Responsibility (AOR). Spanning more than four million square […]

Fentanyl Test Strips: Lifesaving Help for The Grey Death

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Did you know that Fentanyl is 50 to 100 times more potent than morphine? A popular synthetic opioid pain reliever, this drug is legally prescribed in the form of transdermal patches or lozenges to help cancer patients and others with severe pain. When made illegally, it’s often mixed with heroin and/or cocaine to amplify its euphoric effects. […]

Lab Vs. Instant Drug Screen: What You Should Know

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70% of the 1.48 Americans who abuse drugs get employed. Chances are, some of your employees are abusing drugs. If you’re like most business owners, you want to keep drugs out of your workplace. The best way to do this? Drug testing your employees. Research has shown that implementing drug testing can lead to a […]

Why Mouth Swab Drug Tests Are Becoming More Popular as a Method of Testing

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As illicit drug use in the U.S. becomes more widespread and severe, drug tests remain both viable and valuable. Now, however, traditional methods are giving way to more advanced systems capable of detecting a greater number of drugs in more convenient ways than ever before. One of those is the mouth swab drug test. Quickly gaining ground […]

Your Comprehensive Guide to a 10 Panel Drug Screen

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Did you know that about 2.5 million Americans have used an illegal drug within the past 30 days? Drug abuse can affect not only a person’s personal life but also their professional life. Poor work performance is already bad enough to deal with but if your employee is working with dangerous machinery or performing another job that requires a […]