Tag : Employer Tips

Prescription Medication in a Safety-Sensitive Workplace: Duty to Accommodate
16 January 2023 | General

Prescription Medication in a Safety-Sensitive Workplace: Duty to Accommodate

Prescription medications can be a significant problem for workers in safety-sensitive positions. Here is what employers need to know.

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Leading Causes of Workplace Injuries and Fatalities in Texas State
10 January 2023 | US Testing

Leading Causes of Workplace Injuries and Fatalities in Texas State

As one of the most highly-populated States, Texas has a high incidence of injuries and fatalities, year after year. This article examines the Texas data compared to other States and explores the leading causes of workplace injuries and fatalities in Texas.

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Fentanyl Testing FAQs
27 December 2022 | Pre-Employment

Fentanyl Testing FAQs

What is fentanyl, why is it used, and why are employers adding it to their drug detection program? Get answers to these frequently asked questions and more!

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Workplace Safety Violations and What You Need to Know About Respiratory Protection
27 December 2022 | Lung Health Testing

Workplace Safety Violations and What You Need to Know About Respiratory Protection

Respiratory Protection is among the top 3 safety violations released by OSHA in 2022. Here’s how you can help mitigate future risks!

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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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Qualitative v. Quantitative Respirator Fit Testing
6 December 2022 | Lung Health Testing

Qualitative v. Quantitative Respirator Fit Testing

Delve into the differences between qualitative and quantitative respirator fit testing including the pros and cons of each test and tips for choosing the right test for your workforce.

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The Top 6 Reasons Employers Use Occupational Testing
21 November 2022 | General

The Top 6 Reasons Employers Use Occupational Testing

At SureHire, our experts are frequently asked when employers should test their employees. Of course, keeping employees and the public safe are the main reasons to test, but there are many scenarios that might prompt an employer to complete occupational testing. Here are 6 of the most common reasons for initiating occupational health testing.

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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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Frequently Asked Questions: Criminal Record Checks
25 October 2022 | General, Pre-Employment

Frequently Asked Questions: Criminal Record Checks

While a criminal record will not necessarily preclude hiring a potential candidate, it does help provide employers with a more comprehensive picture of the person they are hiring. It can help reduce liability, keep employees and the public safe and ensure you are hiring the right person for the job.

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