The Complexities Of Prescription Drug Use In Safety-Sensitive Positions In The Workplace

While it's easy to determine your company policy on illegal drug use or prescription drug abuse, legitimate prescriptions are often a grey area.

What Is Reasonable Suspicion Training And Does Your Company Need It?

Reasonable suspicion testing can help ensure your workplace is a safe space for employees and the public.

A Review Of TPA Best Practices

A Consortium/Third-Party Administrator can be an essential component of your company's drug and alcohol testing program. However, you need to be aware of best practices...

Introduction to Safety Sensitive Positions in the Workplace

A guide to designating jobs as safety sensitive and understanding why it matters and what it means for your workers and workplace.

Cannabis And Sleep Apnea: What You Need To Know

Researchers are currently testing the potential impact of a synthetic form of cannabis on sleep apnea sufferers. However, opinions are still split on whether it would be...

What is an FTA Drug and Alcohol Compliance Audit?

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) takes safety seriously. That's the reason they make this formal review a necessity for all organizations.

How to Prepare for an FTA Drug and Alcohol Compliance Audit

Is your company gearing up for an FTA Drug and Alcohol Compliance Audit? This will take you through every step of the process so you're completely ready.

Breaks During Work Are Necessary for Employee Well-Being and Work Performance

Work breaks are necessary in the workplace for employee health and company productivity.

22 Shocking Statistics About Mental Health in the Workplace

From cost to access, there's a lot to consider about mental health in the workplace — and these 22 shocking statistics will give you a whole new perspective.

8 Workplace Wellness Apps to Boost Your Wellness Program

Boost your wellness program by incorporating apps that address various aspects of wellness.

How to Prepare for an FAA Drug Abatement Program Inspection

Inspections can be daunting, but they're necessary for the safety of your company. Help your employees deal with the stress of an inspection by preparing them for what...

Understanding The Behavior Change Model And How To Apply it to Help Your Employees

In order for a workplace wellness program to be successful, employees must be willing to make a change— that's where the behavior change model comes in.

5 Ways To Increase Participation and Engagement in Workplace Wellness Programs

Even the best workplace wellness program won't be effective if employee aren't interested — luckily, there are a few easy ways to increase participation and engagement.

Opiates Vs. Opioids: What's the Difference?

What's the different between an opiate and an opioid? We take you through everything you need to know, including the recent additions to the DOT drug test panel.

Everything You Need To Know About The FMCSA Clearinghouse Final Rule

Still trying to figure out what the new FMCSA Clearinghouse Final Rule requires of employers? This will help you make sense of the new regulations.


In what cases do employers test for sleep apnea and what tests to they typically use?

Employers who have workers that perform or supervise safety sensitive work may choose to test their workers for sleep apnea. This may include such occupations as...

How is sleep apnea diagnosed?

Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder where breathing is interrupted. There are three types of sleep apnea – obstructive sleep apnea, central sleep apnea and complex...

What are some of the key symptoms of sleep apnea that tend to present in the workplace?

Some key symptoms of sleep apnea that may present in the workplace are morning headache, memory loss, irritability, difficulty concentrating and/or excessive daytime...

What are the dangers of sleep apnea in the workplace?

Untreated sleep apnea has been linked to heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke, depression, diabetes and other serious medical conditions. Workers that are employed...

What is a fatal flaw in a drug test and what does it entail?

A fatal flaw is a critical error that was made during the collection process that cannot be corrected. Primarily, fatal flaws are related to lab-based testing, as...

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