Category : Pre-Employment Testing

Impact of Occupational Testing on North American Health and Safety Culture: Mining
3 October 2022 | Pre-Employment Testing

Impact of Occupational Testing on North American Health and Safety Culture: Mining

Despite advancements in mine safety, mining remains a dangerous business. One of the primary reasons for that is human error. Occupational testing can help prevent and address human error by identifying risk factors and unsafe behaviours.

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Texas State: Occupational Testing Laws
21 September 2022 | Pre-Employment Testing, US Testing

Texas State: Occupational Testing Laws

When it comes to the laws surrounding occupational testing, different states have different rules. Here’s a look at Texas State occupational testing laws.

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Impact of Occupational Testing on North American Health and Safety Culture: Forestry & Agriculture
16 August 2022 | General, Pre-Employment Testing

Impact of Occupational Testing on North American Health and Safety Culture: Forestry & Agriculture

In recent years, interventions, including occupational testing and safety education and training, have significantly reduced the number of fatalities and injuries in the agricultural industry. But there is more work to be done. Farming remains dangerous work.

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Impact of Occupational Testing on North American Health and Safety Culture: Oil & Gas
27 July 2022 | General, Pre-Employment Testing

Impact of Occupational Testing on North American Health and Safety Culture: Oil & Gas

Research, accident investigations, and analyses regularly identify non-compliance as a significant contributor to accidents, including those in the oil and gas industry. Occupational testing, alongside a robust health and safety program, can help.

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Impact of Occupational Testing on North American Health & Safety Culture: Construction
21 June 2022 | Business, General, Pre-Employment Testing

Impact of Occupational Testing on North American Health & Safety Culture: Construction

According to a study conducted by The Institute for Work and Health (IWH), employers in the construction industry can realize an average of 36% return on their investments in health and safety. Here’s how…

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Non-Negative Results: What do they mean?
14 June 2022 | Drug & Alcohol Testing, Pre-Employment Testing

Non-Negative Results: What do they mean?

A non-negative specimen is not the same as a positive specimen. A drug test result is categorized as positive if testing indicates the presence of a targeted drug or its metabolite at a level above the minimum cut-off. However, a non-negative specimen also does not clearly indicate that the test subject has not used prohibited drugs.

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13-Panel Drug Test: The Most Extensive Drug Screen
18 May 2022 | Drug & Alcohol Testing, General, Pre-Employment Testing

13-Panel Drug Test: The Most Extensive Drug Screen

The 13-panel drug test screens for commonly misused prescription drugs and illegal substances including Amphetamines, Barbiturates, Benzodiazepines, Cannabinoids, and more. Learn more…

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5-Panel Drug Tests: Urine vs. Oral Fluid Screening
26 April 2022 | Drug & Alcohol Testing, General, Pre-Employment Testing

5-Panel Drug Tests: Urine vs. Oral Fluid Screening

Developing an effective drug and alcohol policy requires a knowledge of the testing types and knowing which one is most applicable to your business needs. Here’s what you need to know about the 5-panel urine test and the 5-panel oral fluid drug test.

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How To Select A Drug & Alcohol Testing Provider
22 March 2022 | Business, Drug & Alcohol Testing, General, Pre-Employment Testing

How To Select A Drug & Alcohol Testing Provider

Here are some key elements to keep in mind as an employer when choosing a screening company for your workforce.

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Drug Testing Cut-off Levels: What You Need to Know as an Employer
15 March 2022 | Drug & Alcohol Testing, General, Pre-Employment Testing

Drug Testing Cut-off Levels: What You Need to Know as an Employer

Understand drug testing cut-off levels for various test types, including urinalysis, oral fluid, and hair follicle testing.

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