Tag : drug testing

SureHire's Urine Specimen Collection and Dilution Protocols: FAQs
19 December 2022 | Drug & Alcohol Testing

SureHire’s Urine Specimen Collection and Dilution Protocols: FAQs

Drug testing specimen procedures are critical to ensuring fair and reliable results. Here are the answers to your questions regarding our urine specimen collection and dilution protocols.

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Enantiomer Analysis FAQs
12 December 2022 | Drug & Alcohol Testing

Enantiomer Analysis FAQs

What is an enantiomer? What are amphetamine enantiomers? Why is it essential to conduct an enantiomer analysis? Get answers to these frequently asked questions and more!

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The science behind positive dilute drug tests
8 November 2022 | Drug & Alcohol Testing

The science behind positive dilute drug tests

Despite the number of people who try, cheating on drug tests is not as easy as it might seem. Most diluted samples still come back positive. Learn more

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What is Fentanyl and why is it a concern for employers?
31 October 2022 | Drug & Alcohol Testing, General

What is Fentanyl and why is it a concern for employers?

The opioid crisis in North America continues to balloon, much of it driven by fentanyl. According to CDC data, deaths involving synthetic opioids other than methadone (primarily fentanyl) have continued to rise, with 56,516 overdose deaths reported in 2020. Canada has a fentanyl problem of its own. Of all accidental overdose deaths in the first quarter of 2022, 85% involved fentanyl.

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Synthetic Drug Testing in the Workplace
7 September 2022 | Drug & Alcohol Testing, General

Synthetic Drug Testing in the Workplace

Synthetic drugs, are becoming more prevalent in workplaces as users look for quicker, greater, and easier highs and dealers look for ways to circumvent drug laws. Here’s what you need to know as an employer.

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Why Oral Fluid Drug Testing is Gaining Popularity
28 July 2022 | Drug & Alcohol Testing, General

Why Oral Fluid Drug Testing is Gaining Popularity

The Department of Transportation (DOT) is considering amendments to their drug testing program to include oral fluid testing as an acceptable workplace drug testing method. In light of this potential shift, oral-fluid testing is becoming more popular with Canadian and US employers. Keep reading to learn more…

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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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