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Drug Use Is Up Among American Workers

Drug Use Is Up Among American Workers

  • June 21, 2017

Sobering Results: Recent Study Suggests Drug Use Is Up Among American Workers Tuesday, June 20, 2017 A recent study conducted by the drug testing company Quest Diagnostics indicates that the rate of positive drug test results among the U.S. workforce is at a 12-year high, driven by increased cocaine, amphetamines, and marijuana use. The study’s results track an alarming trend that highlights the continued need for vigilance for signs of use and abuse in the workplace as well as comprehensive prevention, testing, and treatment programs. According to the Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index™ released on May 17, 2017, overall positivity…

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I Wish My Company Did Random Drug & Alcohol Tests

I Wish My Company Did Random Drug & Alcohol Tests

  • June 19, 2017

Below is an article from one of our customers.  She wishes to rename anonymous to protect the privacy of anyone mentioned in the article below.  This is her story and why she urges businesses to use Missouri Onsite Testing. I spent several years as an executive with a nonprofit.  One of the functions of my job was to operate a gift shop.  All employees, no matter at what level, were drug tested prior to beginning employment… but that was all.  No random screenings or threat of that even.  This really never seemed like a problem… until there was that one…

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Tips To Prepare For A DOT Inspection

Tips to Prepare for a DOT Inspection

  • June 5, 2017

Save yourself time and money from fines or being out of service by always being prepared for a DOT inspection.  Missouri Onsite Testing can assist you with records retention, policy reviews and company-wide screenings for drugs and alcohol. DOT Inspection Preparation Tips: Drivers can learn the dangers of driving defective vehicles and how to detect and report problems for repairs well before a bigger issue arises. One of the best ways to do this is to perform a simple walk-around inspection before and after every trip the vehicle makes, including: Checking the tires Even though tires rarely blow out, they…

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DOT Six Levels Of Inspection

DOT Six Levels of Inspection

  • June 5, 2017

All commercial truck drivers know DOT inspections can take place anytime.  Being prepared will make your inspection go quickly and not cost you additional time or fines. There are six levels of DOT inspections: Level I: North American Standard Inspection At this level of inspection, the inspector will be meticulous in checking the driver's documents, in addition to looking for drugs, alcohol or hazardous materials that the driver may be transporting. This list includes: Driver's license Driver's daily log and hours of service Driver and Vehicle Inspection Report Medical card and waiver Alcohol and/or drugs Hazmat requirements In checking the vehicle, the evaluation…

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