Author Archives: Jessi Jaimes

6 Common Misconceptions that Could Impact Your Choice of Drug Testing Options (Part 2)

When constructing a program that ensures a drug-free workplace, it is always important to understand facts versus myths. Below are some very common misconceptions that could be impacting your drug testing program (continued from part 1).  Myth: My lab result was negative but my instant/point of care test was positive. I need a new cup […]

6 Common Misconceptions that Could Impact Your Choice of Drug Testing Options (Part 1)

After a scathing report in 1971 by Congressmen Robert Steele (R-CT) and Morgan Murphy (D-IL) highlighting a heroin epidemic among servicemen in Vietnam, the U.S. military announced that it would begin urinalysis testing of all returning servicemen (known as Operation Golden Flow). During this program, 4.5 percent of the returning servicemen tested positive for heroin […]

Importance of Workplace Drug Testing

Importance of Workplace Drug Testing

As a company grows, one of the issues that may come up for discussion is the implementation of a workplace drug testing program. There are many reasons why testing helps businesses, particularly when programs use a quick, portable drug test rather than older, more traditional versions that feel invasive to the employee and which are […]

Drug Screening Device Offers Coroners Early Information on Cause of Death

Evaluation data shows new fingertip-sweat drug screening device can offer coroners early intelligence on cause of death Successful proof of concept with the Sheffield Coroner leads to wider customer trial Discussions to extend the pilot of a new mobile drug screening technology pioneered by British company Intelligent Fingerprinting to nine coroners’ areas are underway following […]