Drug Screening for Safer Hiring
Because substance abuse is prevalent.
According to the National Center for Drug Abuse Statistics…
Nearly 12 percent of Americans 12 and over use illegal drugs.
Drug use is highest among persons between the ages of 18-25 at 39 percent compared to persons aged 26-29, at 34 percent.
It can be very difficult to detect drug abuse until a user enters the deepest stages of addiction.
Drug Screening Comes in many forms
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Maintain a Substance-Free Work Environment
Drug and health screening is mandated among federally-regulated organizations that employ individuals in safety-sensitive positions. However, even when not required, many organizations conduct drug testing for employment in order to mitigate risk in the workplace and improve team productivity. Whether you are bound by government mandates or dedication to safety, Peopletrail has the drug screening solutions you need.
Right to Privacy and Notifications
Most states have allowed testing of applicants prior to the final offer as long as there are proper disclosures. However, there are certain states that require a conditional job offer to conduct a drug test. Notification of the drug testing can be provided during the first interview or on the application form signed by the applicant. Peopletrail can help ensure that your organization has the proper disclosures and carries out appropriate drug testing protocol, staying compliant with screening regulations.
Common Solutions: Drug Testing for Employment
Additional urine drug test detection timelines (rough estimates only):
- Alcohol: 3-5 days in urine
- Amphetamines: 1-3 days
- Barbiturates: 2-4 days
- Benzodiazepines: 3-6 weeks in urine
- Cannabis: 7-30 days in urine
- Cocaine: 3-4 days in urine
- Codeine: 1 day in urine
- Heroin: 3-4 days in urine
- MDMA (ecstasy): 3-4 days in urine
A drug-free environment can clear undue obstacles that stand between your organization and its long-term goals. Choose a drug testing solution that will help you make confident hiring decisions.