Modern Day Trends: Testing for Workplace Impairment

Episode 157

Modern-Day Trends: Testing for Workplace Impairment

Creating an effective program to test for substance abuse in the workplace can be difficult when faced with modern day trends and challenges.

Marijuana is seeing more legalization throughout the country, THC products like Delta 8 are gaining popularity and more people than ever are working from home. What is an employer to do?

Creating an effective program to test for substance abuse in the workplace can be difficult when faced with modern day trends and challenges, so Editor Sydny Shepard sits down with Bill Current, a consultant and author on substance-abuse related issues, to talk about can be prepared to face these trends and more in the future.

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A special thank you to the OraSure Technologies.

OraSure Technologies offers testing products for drugs of abuse, cotinine and alcohol. The Intercept® Oral Fluid Drug Test is an FDA-cleared laboratory-based oral fluid drug testing system that enables accurate testing for drugs of abuse including marijuana, cocaine, PCP, amphetamines and opiates. With a fast and easy-to-administer collection process, the collected specimen is placed into a vial for transport to the laboratory for processing. Intercept® is ideal for workplace, criminal justice, and drug treatment centers, among others. www.orasure.com

About the Author

Sydny Shepard is the Editor of Occupational Health & Safety.

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