What are the Regulations Covering Maintenance of Way (MOW) Employees?

Employers and employees in the maintenance of way industry must take note of several regulations regarding the use of drugs and alcohol.

Managing the Legalization of Cannabis in the Workplace

From how to ensure employees have a safe worksite to how to deal with recreational use, there are a lot of questions around legalized cannabis in the workplace that...

How Does eCCF Affect Workplace DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing?

It may seem daunting to transition from paper forms to electronic documentation, but making the switch has plenty of benefits. Implementing eCCFs will make the DOT drug...

Supporting Employee Mental Health in the Workplace

Mental health concerns in the workplace and how to support employees with mental illnesses.

Empowering Your Workforce With Reasonable Suspicion Training

By training your workers to identify potential workplace hazards, they have the tools to make the right moves and ensure the worksite is safe for everyone present.

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.

Prescription Drug Use and DOT Drug Testing:  What You Need To Know As A Covered Employer

If you are a DOT covered employer, here is what you need to know about the use of prescription medications in your workplace and how they are affected by DOT testing...

When an Employee Refuses a DOT Drug Test: What Employers Need to Know

Did you know that for a DOT employee, refusal to test counts as a positive result? Here is everything you need to know as an employer about the process of dealing with...

FAA Drug Abatement Program Best Practices

The FAA Drug Abatement Program is designed to ensure the safety of aviation industry employees and the general traveling public, and these best practices will make sure...

What Is An FAA Drug Abatement Program Inspection?

You may have heard of this required inspection in the aviation industry, but what's really involved? We take you through every step of the process, including the...

The Best Workplace Wellness Videos to Watch on YouTube

Many people have heard about the benefits of workplace wellness programs, but why not get an insider's perspective? These videos, available on YouTube, feature companies...

A Look at Lower Back Pain in the Workplace

Information on causes of lower back pain in the workplace, the cost of such injuries, and how to prevent lower back pain in the workplace.

Instant Oral Fluid Drug Tests 101

An introduction to instant oral fluid drug tests, their strengths and weaknesses, and the laws surrounding these tests.

An In-Depth Look at the Weaknesses of Instant Urine Drug Tests

Instant urine drug tests are cost effective and convenient but they do have weaknesses.

Understanding the Impact of Chronic Workplace Stress

A certain degree of stress can be beneficial — but in today's day and age, many workers find themselves chronically stressed. In order to avoid serious repercussions,...


How do Over-the-Counter (OTC) medications affect an employee?

Got a headache? Suffering from a cold or cough? Chances are you’ll be one of the nearly three billion consumers that head to a local retail store to pick up...

What are the treatment options for sleep apnea?

Treating sleep apnea consists of ensuring continuous breathing while sleeping, bringing back a good quality of sleep with a sufficient duration and in regular periods of...

Why do initial drug tests need to be confirmed?

When companies implement a workplace drug-testing program, it’s important to include a policy regarding how any positive results on the initial screening will be handled...

Are wellness programs expensive for employers to run?

Generally, the goal an employer has behind a wellness program, besides making employees happier and healthier, is to cut healthcare costs, as the insurance premium costs...

What is a drug test?

A drug test is a chemical analysis that detects potential drug consumption through examination of a submitted biological sample. This sample is often urine but can also...

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