Tox Tuesday: Federal guidelines could set the stage for workplace oral fluid testing

In recent years, drug tests on oral fluid have been a major topic of discussion, especially in the realm of roadside testing. But their applications for workplace drug testing have too been important, and in the new year, the U.S. will see new regulations regarding their usage in federal workplaces, possibly setting the stage for […]

Tox Tuesday: Manufacturers struggle to find employees who pass drug tests

Since coming into common practice, drug tests have become essential for employers looking to keep their workplaces free of illegal substances. There’s just one problem. In some industries, companies are struggling to find applicants who can pass these tests, leading to serious manpower shortages.

The New York Times reported on the economic effects of the […]

Tox Tuesday: Oral fluid testing update

To combat issues of paruris, or shy bladder syndrome, as well as a way to improve the accuracy and timing of results, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has proposed adding oral fluid drug testing as an approved testing method for use in federal workplace testing and other workplace settings.

Currently urine […]