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Adult Sleep Apnea

Adult sleep apnea is a medical condition that primarily affects men over forty years of age, but does less commonly affect women after experiencing menopause. The condition is characterized by brief... (Read on)

Past Terms: Spirometry Test ReportHyoid SuspensionUpper Airway Resistance Syndrome

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As more states vote to allow recreational use of marijuana, employers may be rightfully confused about the differences between how recreational and medical marijuana are regulated... (Read on)
Introduction to the 5 Panel Drug Test

Everything you need to know about the 5 panel drug test that is the most common drug test used by companies and is used in DOT testing.
Three Types of Drug Testing: What Employers Should Know About Lab Testing, POCT, and Express to Lab Testing

Details about the different methods used in drug testing and the strengths and weaknesses of each. Includes lab testing, point of collection, and express to lab testing.
Why Fit Testing is Important for Workers Wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Discussion of the importance and legalities of fit testing for employees required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE)
Drug Abbreviations Used in Drug testing

Drug abbreviations used in drug testing, their common street names, and why they are tested for in the workplace.
Introduction to Hazard Identification Studies

Introduction to the purpose and process of hazard identification studies in the workplace.
The Top Twitter Feeds About Ergonomics to Follow

The top Twitter accounts to follow in order to stay up to date on the latest in ergonomics in the workplace.
7 Ways Ergonomic Workstations Can Improve Employee Productivity

Exploring 7 ways that ergonomic workstations improve worker productivity and a company's bottom line.
Fatigue Management in Night Shift Workers and Employer Risks

Discussing the dangers of fatigue with night shift workers and how this affects employer risk.
Everything You Need to Know about Oral Fluid Drug Testing

Introduction and details of oral fluid drug testing and how it can benefit a company.
Top Workplace Wellness Feeds to Follow on Twitter

The best Twitter feeds to follow about workplace wellness.
The 3 Key Health Effects of Occupational Noise Exposure

Information on the most important negative health effects of noise exposure in the workplace.
Medical Marijuana Law Differences and Contradictions

State and federal laws differ on the legality of use of medical marijuana.
The Importance of Setting Up Ergonomic Workstations for Office Workers

Discussion on the importance of assisting employers with recognizing ergonomic issues in the workplace and providing tools to assist with designing an ergonomic workstation.
Encouraging Employees to Achieve Healthy Eating and Fitness Goals in the Workplace

The importance of encouraging healthy lifestyles in the workplace and how to help employees stay healthy.
How to Avoid Adulteration in Employee Drug Testing

Ways to test for adulteration and tampering of drug test samples.
When To Use A Functional Capacity Evaluation

Explanation of the types of Functional Capacity Evaluations and their benefits.
Medical marijuana

List of the top Twitter feeds to follow in order to stay up to date on Marijuana laws.
8 Things Employers Should Know About DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing

8 points that employers should know about DOT drug and alcohol testing regulations.
Oral Fluid, Urine, and Hair Testing: What's the Difference?

Details and discussion of how oral fluid drug testing, urine drug testing, and hair drug testing differ.
Managing Opioids in the Workplace

Information on opioids in the workplace and how to deal with its effects.
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A blood collection officer (BCO) is a trained phlebotomist responsible for collecting blood specimens from athletes on different occasions to ensure they remain... Read more

A registered testing pool (RTP) is a list used in the athletic industry. It consists of top-level athletes from all sports selected by a national anti-doping... Read more

Doping control is specific to the athletic industry and refers to a process conducted by a doping control officer (DCO), or a witness chaperone, who selects an... Read more

A positive dilute drug test result refers to a urine specimen that tested positive for a particular drug metabolite in the urine where the sample contained a higher... Read more

A negative dilute drug test result refers to a urine specimen showing low concentration of creatinine in the urine caused by excessive fluid intake combined with... Read more
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