The best software for your company is web based software.

The transition to web based software from desktop often makes customers nervous. But these fears are largely unfounded and cause companies to miss out on the many advantages of web based software. What are the business advantages of web-based software? Web-based … Read More

Myth or Fact? Three Common Drug Testing Myths Debunked

      Employees who use drugs are 3.5 times more likely than others to be involved in a workplace accident, and drug use in the workplace doesn’t just hurt the offender. In fact, 80% of employees injured in a … Read More

Prescription Drug Abuse and the Workplace

Prescription medications, when used correctly and under a doctor’s supervision, often result in favorable treatment outcomes and an improved quality of life.  However, those same medications can put both individual and workplace at risk when abused.  According to the National Institute … Read More

Drug testing policy and marijuana reform

On November 8th, eight states legalized either recreational or medicinal marijuana. That means that over half of the United States (a total of 33 states) has legalized marijuana in some capacity. The passing of this legislation leaves many employers wondering … Read More

OSHA Delays Final Rule

Less than a month before the August 10th effective date of OSHA’s Final Rule, a lawsuit was filed which sought to postpone the enforcement of subparagraphs 1904.35(b)(1)(i), (iii), and (iv). These changes discuss post accident drug testing, and would require … Read More

Here’s why you should test for alcohol

    Close to fifteen million full-time employees in the United States are heavy drinkers. Their predilection for alcohol exacts a high cost on the workplace as employees who drink a lot also tend to miss work, suffer from health … Read More

Fourth time’s a charm?

    In response to a 2015 letter drafted by eight senators proclaiming the need for federal funding of research on the medical benefits of marijuana, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has written a letter to U.S. senators signaling its … Read More

How does marijuana legalization impact drug testing?

    In just half a year, there have been more than 50 legislative initiatives aimed at the legalization and decriminalization of marijuana. Recreational use of marijuana is already legalized in Colorado, Washington, Oregon, Alaska, and Washington DC. The legalization … Read More

Amphetamine use in the workplace

    We know that drug use in the workplace can cause higher worker’s compensation costs, legal issues, and higher health care premiums. And like any other drug, amphetamines can wreak havoc in the workplace, putting not only the user … Read More

It’s time to talk about drugged driving.

    Between the legalization or decriminalization of marijuana in many states and the ever-increasing prescription drug epidemic, more and more people are driving under the influence of drugs. In fact, one in three fatally injured drivers tested positive for … Read More