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Drug and Alcohol Testing in the Motor Carrier Industry


While substance abuse is an issue in any industry, it has the potential to be particularly dangerous in the motor carrier industry. Employers have the responsibility to...

Drug and Alcohol Testing in the Aviation Industry


Aviation employees have relatively low incidences of drug and alcohol abuse. However, the nature of their jobs means that strict regulations for drug and alcohol testing...

Why Companies Are Moving Away From Urine Testing


For many companies, oral fluid testing is a more effective, efficient way of drug testing. However, though some companies want to make the switch, regulations prevent...

The Key Elements of a Healthy Office Workspace


Employees spend a significant amount of time at the office — so considerations need to be made to ensure it's a healthy, positive environment. Focusing on these seven...

An In-Depth Look at Workstation Analysis


If your employees seem inefficient or are frequently injured, you need to take a close look at their workstations. Workstation analysis can help highlight changes that...

How to Assist Recovering Addicts in Your Workplace


As an employer, you want to create a positive environment for all employees. Recovering addicts may need a little extra help — here are some proactive ways that...

How to Kick Off a Workplace Fitness Challenge And Why It's Important


A healthy workplace is a happy workplace — and fun initiatives like fitness challenges can get your employees excited about health and wellness. Here are some tips to...

In-Person Workshops, Webinars or Online Training: How to Choose What’s Best for Your Team’s Mental Health Training


How you deliver your mental health training can often be just as crucial as the content itself. Different methods work for different workplaces — here are the pros and...

Cognitive Ergonomics: How It Can Transform A Safety Program


Many companies have mastered physical and environmental ergonomics, but cognitive ergonomics is just as crucial to workplace safety — and is often overlooked.

3 Types of Sleep Apnea, How They're Treated, And How To Address Them In The Workplace


Sleep apnea can have a major impact on your workforce, especially if left untreated. Here are 3 of the main types of sleep apnea, and a look at how to effectively treat...

Key Things To Know About Dilute Specimen Drug Tests


There are plenty of myths about diluting specimens for drug testing. Here are the facts you need to know about what actually impacts a specimen, and the process that is...

Is Your Workplace Promoting Depression?


An individual's environment can play a huge part in their mental health — this guide will help you recognize if your workplace needs improvement.

POCT vs. Lab Testing: What is the Difference?


POCT and lab tests are both designed to determine whether or not an employee is using drugs. However, they are different in many ways — here are the advantages and...

How Mindfulness-Based Organizational Development & Training Can Boost Your Employees’ Mental Health


Many employees in the workplace are impacted by mental health issues — and mindfulness is an inexpensive solution that can help.

6 Things an Ergonomist Can Improve in Your Workplace


A trained ergonomist can transform your workplace and improve efficiency, safety, and the comfort of your workers. A more ergonomic workplace also yields a higher level...

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What form is used to document urine collection under DOT drug testing rules?


The Department of Transportation (DOT) has documented policies and procedures for drug testing and alcohol testing. 49 CFR part 40 covers the full details of these...

How long does it take for a company to see a return on investment (ROI) after implementing a wellness program?


As a business owner/employer, you may choose to start a workplace wellness program once you understand the many potential benefits that come with doing so. These...

What companies can be audited by the FTA in a Drug and Alcohol Compliance Audit?


The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is an organization within the US Department of Transportation (DOT). They provide financial and technical assistance to local...

Who falls under FAA jurisdiction for drug and alcohol programs?


The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is an organization within the US Department of Transportation (DOT). The FAA regulates all aspects of civil aviation in the US...

Can multiple collectors be used under DOT drug testing rules in a shy bladder situation that extends the time frame involved in collection?


The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has a set of specific policies and procedures for their drug testing program (49 CFR Part 40). These policies and procedures...

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