Detect THC Use with New Breathalyzer
As more states legalize marijuana, it’s becoming difficult for employers to manage its use among employees. How do you manage a productive business while employees are legally allowed to use marijuana products? Can ensure everyone’s safety? How do you balance legalized drugs and workplace safety? Marijuana Use at Work States give employers preference when it…Read More
Is Post-Accident Drug Testing Required?
If you employ safety-sensitive workers, you know about the inevitability of accidents, even if your drug and alcohol testing policy is solid. What do you do when you get that dreaded call that one of your employees has been involved in an accident? Is post-accident drug testing always required? According to the U.S. Department of…Read More
CASE STUDY: Do Businesses with Multiple Locations Across the Country Need a Different TPA for Each State?
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…Read More
What is the Purpose of Random Drug Testing?
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…Read More
Lobdock, Inc. CEO and CFO Named to Journal Record’s Most Admired CEOs and CFOs List
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…Read More
CASE STUDY: Random Drug Testing and Fasting for Religious Reasons
Does DOT offer a religions exemption for fasting employees? We recently encountered a situation with a client who reported one of his drivers who was randomly selected for drug testing was fasting. This driver was practicing religious fasting during Ramadan and wasn’t able to produce a sample. What happens now? Is this considered a refusal…Read More
Top 5 Things to Know for Employee Drug Testing
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.…Read More
Do I Really Need a Drug and Alcohol Test Policy?
There are many things to consider when discussing Drug and Alcohol Test Policies. Learn about why and how to implement a comprehensive drug and alcohol testing policy at your place of work.Read More
Why Pre-Employment Drug Testing?
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…Read More
DOT Drug/Alcohol Testing During COVID-19
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…Read More