Tag Archives: drug-free workplace

How to Decrease Overdose Deaths at Work

The increasing number of overdose deaths in the workplace is a critical issue that demands attention. In response, the National Safety Council (NSC) has introduced its Respond Ready Workplace program, aiming to reduce workplace overdose fatalities. This initiative comes at a crucial time as American workplaces are beginning to understand the depth of...

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Embracing Whole-Person Health in the Workplace

In today's fast-paced business environment, small business owners are increasingly recognizing the importance of investing in the health and well-being of their employees. A recent conversation between Sabrina Spitaletta, Senior Director of Public Health at the Milken Institute, and Dr. Nora Volkow, Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, sheds light on...

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New Marijuana Impairment Technology

In the dynamic realm of marijuana regulation, technological innovations are continually reshaping how we approach the detection of marijuana use. One such advancement making waves is the marijuana breathalyzer, pioneered by biotech company Hound Labs.

Hound Labs has introduced a groundbreaking product capable of detecting marijuana use through breath samples....

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Findings from the 2024 Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index™

As the workplace evolves, so do the challenges that organizations face in maintaining a safe and productive environment.

A Surge in Drug Test Tampering

According to Quest Diagnostics' latest report, the percentage of employees in the general U.S. workforce showing signs of tampered drug tests increased dramatically...

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Supporting Employee Recovery

In today's workforce, the impact of addiction (substance use disorder) on employees is a reality many businesses face. Substance use disorders are complex and affect not only personal lives but also professional productivity and well-being. As small business owners, you have a unique opportunity to support your employees through their recovery journey. By...

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Drug Testing In Your Hybrid Workplace

Prioritizing employee well-being is paramount, regardless of the actual environment in which that work takes place. One proactive measure to ensure a safe working environment is drug testing. However, implementing drug testing requires discretion and adherence to legal and ethical considerations, no matter the setting.

Drug use can impair performance,...

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