5 Industries That Benefit from Mandatory Drug Testing

Drug testing may be required for some industries but what are the true benefits of mandatory drug testing? Here are five top industries that drug test and why. Many people underestimate the problem of workplace drug use. Yet, almost 70 percent of drug users are employed and active in the workplace. This involves significant costs […]

Drug Testing for Pain Management

Pain management and responsibility go hand-in-hand. Here are several benefits of drug testing patients who are struggling with chronic pain. The benefits of drug testing for patients suffering from chronic pain are a clear solution to a growing problem. We are facing a crisis in America. 100 million people are suffering from chronic pain. For […]

What is a 5 Panel Drug Test?

Simply put a 5 Panel Drug Test is a Drug Screen (Dip Cards, Cups, Cassettes and more) that test for 5 different drugs of abuse. There are many different 5 panel drug tests because they each test for 5 different drugs of abuse. So make sure you are getting the correct 5 panel drug test […]

Holiday Season Drug & Alcohol Testing

Scheduling a Drug & Alcohol Test during the holiday season Transportation is the backbone of this economy. It’s how we move manufactured goods and services from one place to another, either nationally or globally. Here in the U.S., many jobs are dependent on this being a reliable entity. If the manufacturer has a load of […]

More Than Just Christmas Spirits On The Rise

With Christmas coming up, many people look forward to the Holiday Season. It’s felt as the time of year for get-togethers between friends, reunions for family members who haven’t seen each other in a long time and break time for those in school or college. And of course, Let’s not forget that it’s also that […]

Reasonable Suspicion Drug Testing

Pop Quiz: What is one of the best convenient ways for a company to save money? Hmmm? In your industry, do you think you could fire everyone and go 100% computer-automated? Do you think your workers will stay if you decided to slash all their benefits to save a dollar? Would you be okay if […]

Nicotine Testing

Smoking can be a way to calm down the nerves when you’re stressed out. Some people like to smoke when they have a little to drink, after a good meal, or on a cold winter’s night to stay warm. Other might say it eases the tension after a verbal or sometimes physical confrontation. One thing […]

Why Should We Drug Test?

By: Pat Kelley As the newly-hired Human Resources Manager for a small manufacturing company, I quickly realized that many of the company’s problems were directly related to employee turnover. That was driven home in dramatic fashion when we began drug testing. Thirty-six percent (36%) of the then-current employees tested positive for illegal drugs, even after […]

The importance of a Lab Confirmation

We’ve all heard about someone getting drug tested and it coming back positive for an illegal substance even while that person has never done drugs in their life. Can you believe that there are companies who don’t take the one step further to verify 100 percent? Some of these companies are Fortune 500 Corporations who […]

K2 “Spice” in the Military

Nothing makes a community more proud of you than serving your country. Be it home or abroad, serving your country is a great honor. Needless to say, it’s a non-stop roller-coaster of a journey from the first day to the last. The only thing that remains constant is change, but working with unpredictability mixed in […]