Following years of declines, the percentage of employees in the combined U.S. workforce testing positive for drugs has steadily increased over the last three years to a 10-year high, according to an analysis of nearly 11 million workforce drug test results by Quest Diagnostics.
Drug abuse in the workplace can be costly. Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Calculator helps estimate the savings to your business and ROI of employing a drug testing program.
Are you confused by all the choices available for workplace drug testing? Quest Diagnostics makes it easy to sort through your options. Our online Drug Testing Needs Assessment asks you 10 simple questions about the features and benefits you want in your workplace drug testing program. You'll then instantly see how each solution rates against your preferences.
Substance abuse takes a heavy toll on businesses, costing billions of dollars in lost productivity and increased healthcare spending each year. Drug testing programs aim to filter out drug users and deter drug use in the workplace. Our guide can help you design an effective program with what is most appropriate for your business, industry, workforce type and location. Some important criteria to consider are: reasons for testing, drug test solutions (urine, oral and hair), substances to screen for and drug test collections.
Data shows that Oral-Eze® provides consistent, reproducible drug recovery and stability of THC when compared with other oral fluid testing devices.
Lisa Ruehle, Compliance Specialist, shares on-the-job experience and practical tips to help you design an effective drug-free workplace program.
Research from Quest Diagnostics helps employers to understand if eating poppy seeds can produce a positive drug test for a job applicant or employee.
Express Results Online allows you to streamline your workplace drug testing program.
In this webinar, our collections expert shares insights to help you better evaluate your drug test collection services options.
Learn about usage trends, challenges and more in the ever-changing synthetic drug marketplace.
The percentage of American workers testing positive for illicit drugs such as marijuana, cocaine and methamphetamine has increased for the second consecutive year in the general U.S. workforce, according to insights from more than 10 million workplace drug test results.
Learn the pros and cons of instant vs. lab-based drug testing from our experts as you design an effective workplace screening program.
Practical tips from industry expert in workplace drug testing on the pitfalls of setting up a substance abuse prevention program, as well as how to maximize the overall effectiveness of your program.
Discussions on the latest drug test positivity data by workforce type, testing reason, drug category and specimen type with Dr. Barry Sample, Director of Science and Technology, Quest Diagnostics.
Register for a free webinar presentation featuring expert speakers addressing the effects of marijuana use, common terms, state laws, and insights from recent Drug Testing Index™ data about marijuana positivity in the workplace.
Practical tips from Compliance Expert Lisa Ruehle to ensure you're prepared for an audit of your federally regulated drug and alcohol testing program.
In this white paper, Quest Diagnostics explores the differences between lab-based urine and oral fluid testing. All of the questions above are answered along with practical suggestions about how to implement an employee drug testing program based on both of these options.
Specimen collection is a critical step in the drug testing process. Discover all the ways that Quest Diagnostics Employer Solutions has set themselves apart to ensure collection is available, responsive, and sensitive to the concerns of donors.
Drug use among American workers has declined dramatically over the past 25 years. In a landmark edition of the Drug Testing Index, Quest Diagnostics shares a timeline of the evolutions in our industry that have contributed to that progress towards safer workplaces.
Absenteeism, accidents, claims, and theft are just some of the costs of workplace drug use. See the ROI of implementing a drug testing program in this white paper.
Paperless drug testing can yield big savings. Read the experience of one Fortune 100 manufacturer in this case study.
Look for more than hair testing when evaluating providers. This case study will help you with all the components that help create an effective, long-term partnership.
Quest Diagnostics Oral-Eze® Oral Fluid Collection System and its sample adequacy indicator help to ensure that an adequate volume of oral fluid is collected to yield a valid laboratory test result.
Is your company aware of these common risks? Ever changing regulations in employee drug testing can keep a manager up at night. Take a look at the strength of your existing operational procedures with these tips.
Our hair testing process proven to result in excellent recovery of drug concentration across all five drug classes.
An instant drug testing program provides fast, dependable results when you don’t have time to wait. Explore the pros and cons of instant vs. lab-based drug testing.
Samples that are simple to collect. Remote collection at any location. Superior detection of recent drug use. Learn the 10 benefits of oral fluid testing that make it simple and cost-effective for employers.
Quest Diagnostics lab experts present the science of this increasingly popular test while dispelling some of the myths around drug screening with hair.
A Fortune 50 customer that moved their hair testing programs to Quest Diagnostics talks about the value of a comprehensive program with great customer service. Download the case study to learn more about how Quest Diagnostics looks beyond test results to be there whenever a company needs them.