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Drug Testing and the Workplace

by Jim Kelaher, MD, MPH CPA

  • 304 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Xlibris Corporation .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Family & Health,
  • Public health & preventive medicine,
  • Work-Related Health,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Medical,
  • Health Policy,
  • Drugs and employment,
  • Employees,
  • Health & Fitness-Work-Related Health,
  • Medical / Health Policy

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages60
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8434903M
    ISBN 101413443044
    ISBN 109781413443042
    OCLC/WorldCa54982263

    With the alarming statistics on drug use at work, it’s never been so important to develop a workplace drug and alcohol policy that includes drug and alcohol testing your employees. A combination of both has been shown to be a highly effective deterrent against drug and alcohol use and abuse. Overview In Preventing Workplace Substance Abuse, editors Joel B. Bennett and Wayne E. K. Lehman shed light on the limitations of drug testing and demonstrate how individual and organizational wellness efforts can more effectively reduce employee alcohol and drug :

    Drug Testing Book: A guide to drug testing for employers. Business pp isbn: Illustrations, Appendix, Bibliography Sample workplace program $ BUY THE BOOK from amazon. Drug Testing At Work A Guide For Employers Beverly Potter, Ph.D. J. Sebastian Orfali, M.A. Drug Testing At Work is a comprehensive.   To pass workplace drug tests, percent of respondents said they use detox drinks and percent substitute their urine. Fifty-six percent of U.S. employers require workers to take pre-employment drug tests, according to Statistic Brain. The annual cost to American companies for drug testing is about $3,,,

    Stay Informed. Email Address *. ZIP Code * *.   Employers have the legal right to maintain a drug- and alcohol-free work environment and are allowed to test applicants and employees as long as the employer clearly informs those applicants and employees of the company’s drug-testing policies, including pre-employment screening and random drug testing.


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Drug Testing and the Workplace by Jim Kelaher, MD, MPH CPA Download PDF EPUB FB2

Pre-employment workplace drug testing usually requires the applicant to give a urine sample, but may also infrequently require blood, saliva, sweat, or hair. In certain jobs, especially those that require a high level of safety, employees may be subject to random drug testing, as well.

Drug Testing and the Workplace book For example, it would be acceptable to drug test an employee that is returning to work from a leave where they were treated for addiction as part of an agreed-upon return to work program. Evidence of reasonable cause: Drug or alcohol testing must.

Workplace drug testing is an invasion of people's basic privacy. Taken out of context, and with all responsibility placed on the employee, drug testing at work also does not take into account the pressures that the work environment may place on employees.

The Interrelations of Drug Testing with Other Human Resource Management Practices and Organizational Characteristics Terry C. Blum, Dail L. Fields. Written by internationally acknowledged experts this informative book will be essential reading for anyone interested in workplace drug testing or setting up such a system including clinical and.

Drug Testing focuses on the contributions of drug testing in the identification of the state of drug abuse and the implementation of policies and regulations making drug use unacceptable either socially or in the workplace. Even with the recent legalization of marijuana in some states, employees in those states can still be punished for testing positive.

The punishments for a failed drug test can include rehabilitation, termination, and losing unemployment benefits. To learn more about drug testing and the workplace. Workplace testing has become popular as employers screen their workers in an effort to figure out who would be the best candidate for promotion or who is responsible for a workplace problem.

In certain situations, employers might ask employees to submit to medical exams, drug tests, psychological screening, or lie detector tests. Workplace Program, and collection of urine specimens for drug testing, transportation of specimens to the testing laboratory, and submission of blind samples for the purpose of quality control.

SUMMARY OF CONTENTS/MAJOR CHANGES:This handbook combines the former VA. How effective is drug testing as a workplace safety strategy. A systematic review of the evidence Article Literature Review (PDF Available) in Accident Analysis & Prevention – Some federal contracts and grants may require employers to adopt drug-free workplace policies and possibly even to provide for drug-testing of employees.

Other employers may be under no legal obligation to do testing, but feel it is needed due to reports that some employees may be unsafe due to being under the influence of drugs or alcohol. For instance, while urine tests may be useful for random employee drug tests to detect drug use in the prior two to three days, for pre-employment drug testing, a hair follicle test that has a.

Drug Testing Advisory Board (DTAB) Drug Testing Resources; HHS Mandatory Guidelines (Effective October 1, ) Federal Register, Mandatory Guidelines for Federal Workplace Drug Testing Program: Final Rule, Federal Register, 82 FR – (PDF | KB) HHS Mandatory Guidelines (Effective October 1, ).

Drug and alcohol testing in the workplace is legal as long as it is administered fairly, however, it is not enforceable by law; you can refuse to partake in a drug or alcohol test. Your employee should not single out individual employees for drug or alcohol testing unless this is.

Only drug test employees whenever there is a reasonable suspicion that exists and you have to make sure that it is legally allowed. Make use of online services that will help you cut costs as well as perform the most efficient drug testing in the workplace.

He is the author and co-author of seven books on the drug-free workplace, including "17 Reasons to Consider Rapid Result Testing" and "In Favor of a Drug-Free Workplace: Why Drug Testing?." He can be reached at () Related.

Workforce Drug Positivity at. The book compares workplace testing outside the US including protocols, attitude surveys, and legislation from Europe, Australia and South America. Chapters include analytical approaches for sample testing such as radioimmunoassay and enzyme immunoassay, as well as confirmatory testing via quality assurance, calibrators, and controls.

"For those who are interested in workplace drug testing, or who are about to set up such a system, this is the book for you. With clear explanations of the effects of drugs on human performance and the need for such testing, the book goes on to Format: Paperback.

A comprehensive policy that initiates drug testing when a job offer is extended, combined with random post-employment testing, may be most effective in preventing workplace injuries caused by. DOT 5-Panel Drug Testing Notice; Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act ("MAP"; P.L.

) DOT Direct Observation for All Return-to-Duty & Follow-Up Drug Testing Notice; Federal Drug-Free Workplace Programs Web site; Substance Abuse Program Administrators Association (SAPAA) Web site; Drug and Alcohol Testing Industry. Nationally, about % of urine-based workplace drug screenings tested positively for marijuana inaccording to Quest Diagnostics, a drug-testing service.

This policy establishes rules and procedures for drug and alcohol testing based on reasonable cause to believe that an employee is using alcohol or illegal drugs in the workplace, is abusing controlled substances in the workplace, or is performing official duties while under the influence of alcohol, illegal drugs, or controlled substance abuse.

Last year, U.S. workers peed into one drug testing company’s cups about million last year, as in other recent years, analysis of aboutof those cups indicated drug use.