Since the new 2020 U.S. Department of Transportation Custody and Control Form became available in September, one tiny addition has created a tremendous amount of confusion among employers, specimen collectors and others involved in DOT-mandated drug screening. The...
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Thank you to NDASA member organization Psychemedics for sharing its January blog with our members. Psychemedics is a world leader in hair testing and a top innovator in the drug screening industry. For many, the turn of a new year is a time we resolve to reassess and...
By Nadine Wentzell, NDASA member and owner of Nadine Wentzell Consulting, Inc., a workplace drug, alcohol and cannabis consultancy in Halifax, Nova Scotia. My primary role as a workplace drug, alcohol and cannabis consultant is to educate. One of the key areas of this...
Thank you to NDASA board member George Gilpatrick, a senior auditor and team leader for the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Drug & Alcohol Compliance Auditing Program, for providing this valuable information during a recent NDASA Member’s Memo podcast....
By Chuck Marting, Colorado Mobile Testing , Impairment Detection Academy, Host of Clearing the Haze podcast. At the beginning of this third quarter I met with one of our clients who had been selected for a random DOT drug test. As we sat down, the driver who also...
By Lynn Riemer, president and founder of ACT on Drugs. a Colorado-based non-profit committed to raising awareness about the devastating lifestyle and physical effects of drug use and abuse. Those working in the drug and alcohol screening...
Nearly a year after the opening of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse, NDASA members continue to report some confusion among their clients and business partners when it comes to the federally mandated national...
Almost six months into the COVID-19 pandemic, the most recent Federal Motor Carriers Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse report reflects both positive and negative trends for our industry and those committed to drug-free workplaces. June saw a 28 percent...
Numerous reports over the spring and summer have suggested that substance use disorders are on the rise as a result of the uncertainty, mental health challenges and isolation that are part and parcel of life during COVID-19. Excessive alcohol consumption is one of the...
By Tracy BowlinDrug and Alcohol Program ManagerAir Evac Lifeteam No matter how comprehensive and well-thought-out your company’s drug and alcohol screening program is, its success – and ultimately the safety and reputation of your business – are at risk if...
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