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What Employers Need to Know About Synthetic Drugs

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, there were over 20,000 deaths related to synthetic opioids in 2016. Synthetic overdoses resulted in more deaths than heroin, cocaine, semi-synthetic opioids and methamphetamine overdoses. In an effort to create a safer workplace, the Department of Transportation added four semi-synthetic opioids to its panel in Jan. 2018. …

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TEAM Offers New Training Courses for Clients

An essential part of any drug testing program is education. Both supervisors and employees should be educated on substance abuse in the workplace. TEAM offers clients complete program management services, including education tools for both you and your employees. TEAM partners with Visify to offer clients a convenient, user-friendly solution for employer and employee education. …

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State Drug Testing Laws

The world of drug testing is ever changing. Laws are complex, inconsistent and constantly evolving, so having an industry partner who is knowledgeable on regulations and state law is essential. Last week Quest Diagnostics hosted a webinar, the Essential Guide to Drug Testing Laws. D. Faye Caldwell led the webinar and covered state laws, substance …

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U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Releases the 2016 National Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries

As published in the 2016 National Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI), more than five thousand workers died from work-related injuries in the U.S. in 2016. This is a 7% increase from 2015 and the highest annual figure since 2008. These alarming numbers bring attention workplace safety. Loren Sweatt, Deputy Assistant Secretary for OSHA, issued …

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