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Drug and Alcohol Testing Courses for Businesses

Drug and Alcohol Testing Courses for Businesses

While individuals can enroll in drug and alcohol testing courses to attain professional certification and enhance their career prospects, these programs are also essential for businesses. This is particularly true for companies, but it also applies to businesses that...

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DOT Mandatory Drug and Alcohol Awareness Training Explained

DOT Mandatory Drug and Alcohol Awareness Training Explained

Safety is of paramount importance in any company, and while adherence to industry safety practices can help mitigate danger, there is always the possibility that other factors can cause accidents, injuries, and even deaths. Employee drug and alcohol abuse while on the...

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DOT Drug & Alcohol Training Requirements

DOT Drug & Alcohol Training Requirements

The transportation industry faces significant challenges on a number of fronts, not the least of which is the prospect of drug and alcohol abuse on the part of employees. This can lead to serious issues, up to and including vehicular accidents and death, leaving the...

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Non-DOT Drug Testing Program Requirements

Non-DOT Drug Testing Program Requirements

It’s important to understand the differences between DOT and non-DOT drug and alcohol testing program requirements. DOT companies must adhere to very specific testing procedures and processes. For non-DOT companies, the testing program requirements are less stringent,...

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Choosing Between the Many Drug Testing Courses Available

Choosing Between the Many Drug Testing Courses Available

Are you interested in becoming a drug testing professional? It’s one of the most in-demand careers today thanks to a growing need for drug and alcohol testing in every industry on the planet. Of course, there are several potential paths you could follow in the...

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How to Start a Drug Testing Business

How to Start a Drug Testing Business

What services can and should a new drug testing company offer? Choosing the right kind of drug testing services to offer the public is an individual choice. Your personal expertise, management skills, and financial capacity will help in making this decision. Take...

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Target Market for Drug Testing Companies

Target Market for Drug Testing Companies

If you’re looking to get into the drug testing industry, you may have more potential clients than you realize. There are some industries that are obvious targets for marketing a drug testing company but take a deeper look at the trends in how employers are...

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Challenging Substances for Drug Testing Companies

Challenging Substances for Drug Testing Companies

If you’re going into the drug testing business, you need to be aware that there are some drugs that are very difficult to detect. There are cases, as well, where an employee might be using a drug that is illegal under most circumstances, but they have been prescribed...

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How is a DOT Alcohol Test Done?

How is a DOT Alcohol Test Done?

The Department of Transportation conducts alcohol testing in such a way as to guarantee the integrity of the test, and preserve the confidentiality of the employee’s information. Employees may sometimes be confused as to whether they’re taking a federal test, or a...

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How Does a Drug Hair Test Work?

How Does a Drug Hair Test Work?

Hair follicle testing can be done to determine the presence of a variety of illicit drugs, including marijuana, cocaine, methamphetamine, ecstasy, phencyclidine (PCP), and opiates like morphine. It can also be used to determine the presence of date rape drugs or...

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Focus on Impaired Driving

Focus on Impaired Driving

According to DrinkingandDriving.org, there are approximately 900,000 drunk driving arrests in the United States annually. At the time of writing, no arrest statistics were available for Canada, but MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) Canada estimated that at least...

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Drug Testing in the Construction Industry

Drug Testing in the Construction Industry

Alcohol and drug use by construction industry workers is irresponsible, and also dangerous. Serious and even fatal accidents can be caused by suppressed reaction time and faulty decision making due to alcohol and drugs. The latest National Survey on Drug Use and...

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Drug Testing in the Alberta Oil Sands

Drug Testing in the Alberta Oil Sands

The oil sands in the Canadian province of Alberta are booming, attracting workers from all parts of Canada and even the United States who are drawn by the promise of startlingly high wages. It’s not at all unusual for jobs in Alberta to pay twice, three times, or even...

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Drug Testing in Schools: Does It Work?

Drug Testing in Schools: Does It Work?

In the United States, many schools employ drug testing as a means of deterring their students from using recreational drugs. In fact, according to a recent Fox News report, 20% of high schools nationwide use drug testing, usually to identify athletes who are abusing...

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Drug Testing and Rehab Programs

Drug Testing and Rehab Programs

When a patient has made the decision to enter drug rehabilitation, that’s a decision that should be applauded. Making the decision to get clean is one of the best things a drug addict or alcoholic can do, not just for their own sake, but for that of their family and...

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Hair Testing for Alcohol Use

Hair Testing for Alcohol Use

You can tell a lot about a person’s state of health and their habits by the condition of their hair. Long after certain drugs have been flushed out of the bloodstream, they’ll still show up in hair, and looking for those substances in the hair can reveal the extent of...

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