Drug-use testing in the workplace law and science by Kurt M. Dubowski

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Published by PESI Legal Pub. in Eau Claire, Wis .

Written in English

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  • Drug testing -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Drugs and employment -- United States

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Other titlesDrug-use testing in the work place.
StatementKurt M. Dubowski, R. Slaton Tuggle III.
ContributionsTuggle, R. Slaton.
LC ClassificationsKF3540 .D83 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 424 p. ;
Number of Pages424
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1892707M
ISBN 100941161501
LC Control Number90062349

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The new battleground in workplace drug testing focused on two critical, unresolved areas. The first was whether testing was warranted for workers where there was no "safety or security" risk in their work. Drug Testing focuses on the contributions of drug testing in the identification of the state of drug abuse and the implementation of policies and regulations making drug use unacceptable either socially or in the workplace.

The book first gives an overview of drug-testing policy, facilitating drug testing and treatment, challenges to drug. Contents include: * Epidemiology of drug use in the working population * The evidence base and guidelines for workplace drug testing * Legal, regulatory aspects and policies for drugs and alcohol * Urine and alternative sample collection process * Analytical techniques and specimen adulteration.

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You decided to screen workers for drug use because you want to maintain a safe and productive workplace. But what should you do when workers flunk the Drug-use testing in the workplace book. to republish in a book or use for a. The federal government has clarified that most workplace drug-testing programs are permissible under the Occupational Safety and Health Act, but employers should be careful not to implement post.

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Drug Testing in the Workplace: What You Need to Know. Drug use can also affect workplace concentration and judgment and, if illegal drugs are involved, could put the employer at risk.

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Mar 16,  · Drug Testing In The Workplace Drug Testing in the workplace can seem impersonal and invasive towards employees but it is a process that is done when an employer has reasonable suspicion that employees are using drugs at work coming from a variety of sources such as tips, accidents or behavioral problems, actual observation of drug use, and symptoms of drug usage.

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Introduction Substance abuse has made it necessary for many American firms to create strategies that would help keep it out of the workplace. For workplace drug testing, a positive result is generally not confirmed without a review by a Medical Review Officer who will normally interview the subject of the drug test.

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This also protects the company from lawsuits and claims. For example, an employee of a construction rental company is assigned to a am delivery. Hair testing may be used to determine drug use over the longer term, usually over a day period of time. Hair can be tested for cocaine, marijuana and THC, cocaine, opiates, amphetamine and methamphetamine, ecstasy, phencyclidine, and alcohol.

In general, hair testing allows the longest time frame to detect drugs of abuse. Drug Testing in Workplace Prevalence of drug testing Drug testing continues to develop as a popular strategy to control substance abuse in the workplace; the incidence of testing is partially based on the type of worksite, characteristics of employees, and policies of the company in the workplace Tyler D.

Hartwell, Paul D. Steele, Michael T. The final outcome of drug use at work is the same whether it is rightfully private or not; ethically, legally, and morally is the employer’s responsibility and rights to sustain the workplace drug free.

References Frone, M. Alcohol and illicit drug use in the workforce and workplace. Washington, D.C.: American Psychological. Introduction. Workplace drug testing in the UK is nothing new. It all began with the Misuse of Drugs Act: an act which, when passed, meant that employers could be prosecuted for knowingly allowing the use of illegal substances within the workplace.

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Frone. Drug testing in the workplace is not universal and is regulated by various governmental agencies at the federal Author: Michael R. Frone. reduce drug use, hosted a one-day symposium in Washington, DC on September 29, on the future of workplace drug testing in the era of legal marijuana.

The meeting included thought leaders from public and private drug-free workplace programs, and specialists in government, public policy.

Apr 18,  · What are the main disadvantages of testing new or current employees for drug use. The benefits of a properly designed workplace drug testing program outweigh the risks.

The main risk is violating the law. There are legal issues associated with workplace drug testing and employers who decide to test must follow applicable state and or local laws.

By Kent Willis, Executive Director, ACLU of Virginia Indiscriminate testing of employees for drug use is an intrusive and degrading process that undermines our most deeply held tenets of fairness and privacy in the workplace.

It should not be surprising, then, that a recent study concluded that workplace drug testing lowers productivity. What is surprising is that, despite.

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