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 […]

What Type of Substances Does a Urine Drug Screening Detect?

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Do you have reason to believe that someone you know is using drugs? If so, a urine drug test can provide the clear answers you need. Throughout the years, these tests have become more sophisticated and savvy than ever before. Now, they’re able to test for a wider range of drugs, including custom configurations. Wondering […]

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 […]

How Much Drug Screening Actually Costs

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As an employer, you have a responsibility to ensure your employees are healthy, safe, and reliable. Part of that means running drug screenings at least once, and maybe multiple times. But you may be asking, “How much does a drug test cost?” Drug testing costs can vary depending on what kind of tests you want […]

A Healthy Business: Tips for Maintaining a Drug-Free Workplace

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Did you know that 1 in 7 Americans will face an addiction at some point in their life? If you also factor in the number of people who aren’t addicted but still use recreational drugs, this figure soars even higher. If you’re trying to run a business, alcohol and substance abuse can wreak havoc on […]

Should Employees Who Are Returning to Work Be Tested for COVID-19?

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During the entire COVID-19 crisis, many of us have been consumed by a single question: when will things get back to normal? That question is actually pretty deceptive. Because before we can even get a good look at “normal,” we need to find ways to control and contain COVID-19. And that brings up another big […]

Determining Which Drug Tests Are Right for Your Company

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Research shows that more than half of employers (57%) require job applicants to take a drug test before moving further in the hiring process. Are you considering implementing this same policy at your workplace? If so, you’re already one step ahead of the rest. Drug testing is an ideal way to learn more about the […]