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

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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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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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UPDATE: Oklahoma will begin issuing RealID in some locations beginning July 1, 2020 11 Answers to Your Real ID Questions So much talk about “Real ID” creates confusion about license requirements. What is a Real ID? What is the purpose of a Real ID? How is a Real ID different from a CDL license? What’s…

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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 non-DOT or 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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Hiring a TPA to manage your drug and alcohol testing program can be stressful, particularly when it comes to regulation-based testing. Before you make that big decision, consider the following 8 simple questions that can help you properly hire a great TPA for the least amount of money. 1. Will I be able to get…

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DOT drivers parked semi-trucks

Let’s jump right into the mess. 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 (see link to registration at the bottom). In addition, each employer…

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Oil Field worker on oil pipes in front of oil rig

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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