An interesting conversation with one of our trucking company owners brought to light a misunderstanding. He believed he had to assign a different TPA (Third Party Administrator) for each of his locations. Our client had more than one driver, each based in a different state. He thought that Oklahoma City-based Lobdock Impairment Detection could only…

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Random drug testing is one of the easiest ways to improve workplace safety, not because you may catch drug users, although you may. That’s not the point. Random Drug Testing deters drug use and ensures a sober workforce without singling out specific employees. Detecting drug use among employees is nearly impossible. Once the signs are…

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If your business is regulated by the federal government, you know all about drug and alcohol testing. It’s mandatory for you. What about non-regulated businesses? Where does drug and alcohol testing come into play? Is it necessary? Is it worth it? Drug & Alcohol Use in America According to the most recent National Survey on…

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A drug-free workplace means better productivity for your business and a safer work environment for your employees. What’s your best tool to make sure your office is drug-free? Pre-Employment Drug Testing Now that the country has its eye on re-opening businesses in the wake of COVID-19, employers are calling their employees back to work. Is…

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Can truckers and those working in safety-sensitive jobs enjoy legalized CBD and THC? So your state legalized marijuana. What does that mean for you as an employee? Can you be fired for using? How are employers supposed to guarantee safe workplaces? “Legalized marijuana” – what does that even mean? Legal marijuana, a general term, means…

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What is a “C/TPA?” A C/TPA, or Consortium/Third Party Administrator (also referred to as a “service agent”), manages all or part of your company’s DOT drug and alcohol testing program. A comprehensive C/TPA also helps you create drug-free workplace programs and stays on top of federal laws for you. Simply put, a good TPA makes…

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