SureHire wants to make sure that you have all the right facts, and access to all the right information. In the SureHire FactSheet we will update you on the Canadian Model, Canadian legislation, New Services, Programs, and much more!
Canadian Model Lab vs. POCT
|TESTING TYPE||Test Required||Breath Alcohol||POCT Urine||Lab Based Oral Fluid||Lab Urine||Notes|
|Self Help (if requested before non-compliance)||No||None||None||None||None||Refer to EAP|
|Possession of A & D||No||None||None||None||None||*Enact Discipline|
|Refusal to test for A&D||No||None||None||None||None||*Enact Discipline|
|Pre-Access||Yes||X||None||None||X||Contractor shall not deploy worker if non-negative.|
|Observation of Employee Conduct||Yes||X||X||X||X||Lab based confirmation of non-negatives|
|Accidents, Near Misses & Dangerous Incidents||Yes||X||X||X||X||Lab based confirmation of non-negatives|
|Return to Work||Yes||X||None||None||X||Develop plan|
|Random (DARRPP)||Yes||X||X||X||X||Lab confirmation all tests|
All areas with an X are required.
Legalization of Cannabis
The legalization of Cannabis will be in effect in the summer of 2018, and the below table shows the THC cut-off levels pre-legalization and post-legalization. This information is beneficial and allows employers and employees to note that the cut-off levels are in fact not changing.
|Type of Test||Pre Legalization THC Cut-Off Levels (Lab)||Post Legalization THC Cut-Off Levels (Lab)|
|Urine Lab- Initial Screen||50 ng/ ml||50 ng/ml|
|Urine Lab- Confirmation||15 ng/ ml||15 ng/ml|
|Oral Fluid- Initial Screen||4 ng/ml||4n g.ml|
|Oral Fluid- Confirmation||2 ng/ml||2 ng/ml|
DARRPP is Alberta's Drug and Alcohol Risk Reduction Pilot Project, this two-year initiative was started to evaluate and report on the effectiveness of workplace alcohol and drug programs that would include random workplace testing.
Please feel free to watch the video below to learn more about DARRPP and the importance of ensuring workers go home at the end of the day, every day.