CASE STUDY: Do Businesses with Multiple Locations Across the Country Need a Different TPA for Each State?

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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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What is the Purpose of Random Drug Testing?

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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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Lobdock, Inc. CEO and CFO Named to Journal Record’s Most Admired CEOs and CFOs List

Susan Lobsinger, CEO on left and Steve Logsinger, CFO on right

When the Journal Record, an Oklahoma business periodical, asked for nominations for Most Admired CEO and Most Admired CFO, the Lobdock staff wasted no time writing their nomination letters. You can read excerpts from their nomination letters below: “Susan is always striving for people to push themselves into new situations and learn from mistakes that…

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Top 5 Things to Know for Employee Drug Testing

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Drug testing may seem intimidating, but it isn’t meant to be. How you prepare for employee drug testing determines how anxious they may be. Reassure your employee there is no accusation of using or abusing drugs or alcohol. Employee drug testing is meant to discourage drug use and maintain a safe work environment for all.…

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Why Pre-Employment Drug Testing?

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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? If pre-employment drug testing isn’t part of your drug and alcohol policy, you should consider adding it. The costs of hiring people addicted to drugs and alcohol…

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DOT Drug/Alcohol Testing During COVID-19

Covid-19 update for FMCSA drug testing

These are strange times, right? COVID-19 has turned our world upside down. We’re living in uncertainty and there don’t seem to be a lot of clear answers right now. It’s our job to stay on top of rules and regulations. We want to provide some answers for your questions about drug and alcohol testing during…

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Clearing Up The Clearinghouse

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The Clearinghouse is a new FMCSA (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration) requirement that tracks drug and alcohol violations. (Think: refusals and positives) Every CDL licensed driver that is regulated under the FMCSA must be registered through the Clearinghouse. In addition, each employer of those FMCSA regulated employees must be registered The hardest part of this…

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Rig Life

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Rig life can certainly be stressful: shared quarters with other men, away from your family, moving consistently, sheesh. As valued employees, it’s necessary that your workers be on site in “man camps” to increase productivity but also to ensure safety.  Why limit your scope of safety? We can help expand your ability to do that. …

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