Day: October 20, 2020

2020 DOT Testing Rates For Truckers

2020 DOT Testing Rates for Truckers

Click Here to check about FMCSA-Doubles-Random-Drug-Testing-Percentage-For-2020 The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is doubling the minimum yearly percentage rate for random controlled substance testing for commercial motor vehicle drivers, from 25% to 50% percent, constructive Jan. 1, in response to rising positive drug-testing rates. Industry Impact of Drug-Testing Change FMCSA estimates there are 3.2 million …

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3 Easy Tips for Random DOT Drug Testing

Employing a candidate who frequently uses drugs can impact the overall productivity of your business. In such cases, it becomes very difficult to deliver quality services to your customers while competing with potential competitors. Your firm is likely to suffer from employee absenteeism and become vulnerable to client criticism. To avoid such situations, most companies …

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Random Drug Test Screenings Of Pilots

4 powerful opioids to be included in random drug test screenings of pilots

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The federal government did not require 4 powerful opioids be included in random drug test screenings of pilots until now. Beginning January 1, 2018 DOT random drug tests of all pilots, commercial and recreational, will be tested for four semi-synthetic opioids (i.e., hydrocodone, oxycodone, hydromorphone, oxymorphone). Some common names for these semi-synthetic …

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Federal Drug Advisory Board Discusses Proposed Hair-Testing Rule

ROCKVILLE, Md. — Members of a federal drug testing advisory board met in a closed session on March 21 to review a draft proposed rule. The rule would allow trucking companies to conduct government-certified pre-employment drug testing using hair samples, according to a top official with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. The …

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Nurses ‘Should Face Drug Tests’

Teachers and nurses ‘should face drug tests’

Teachers, intensive care nurses and transport staff should face mandatory drug tests at work, Britain’s most senior police officer has claimed. The claim from Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe, the Metropolitan Police Commissioner, that millions of workers should take random tests is likely to prove controversial with civil liberties groups and trade unions. In a speech to …

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