Ottawa Testing Saliva For Cannabis

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The DrugTest 5000 is an easy to use mobile drug screening system that uses oral fluid to test for seven types of the most commonly abused drugs. This quick drug test provides a non-invasive alternative to the hassle of collecting urine or blood samples. FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT USE ONLY

The Province: Ottawa set to approve first device for testing drivers’ saliva for cannabis Roadside saliva-testing devices were authorized by Bill C-46, a massive overhaul of Canada’s impaired driving laws that passed in June The Draeger DrugTest 5000, produced by a company based in Germany. The device is already approved in other countries, including the United Kingdom and Germany, though a… Continue Reading Ottawa Testing Saliva For Cannabis

OSHA Clarifies Incentive Programs and Drug Testing

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OSHA Clarifies Its Position on Incentive Programs and Drug Testing Published October 17, 2018 by AIHA – A memorandum issued by OSHA on Oct. 11 clarifies the agency’s position that its rule prohibiting employer retaliation against employees for reporting work-related injuries or illnesses does not prohibit workplace safety incentive programs or post-incident drug testing. According to the memo, OSHA believes that many employers… Continue Reading OSHA Clarifies Incentive Programs and Drug Testing

AIHA Joins with the White House and More than 20 Stakeholder Groups to Help Protect First Responders from Occupational Exposure to Fentanyl

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Falls Church, Virginia, U.S.A, Nov. 02, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The opioid epidemic gripping our nation has claimed the lives of approximately 64,000 Americans in 2016 alone. Along with this rapidly rising tide has come a sharply increased risk of occupational exposure to synthetic opioids, such as fentanyl. Responding to this crisis and the need for new protective guidance, the… Continue Reading AIHA Joins with the White House and More than 20 Stakeholder Groups to Help Protect First Responders from Occupational Exposure to Fentanyl

TNBC Presentation on Drugs and Alcohol

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Our Safety and Health Department director, Lamont Byrd, recently gave a presentation to the Teamsters National Black Caucus in Vancouver, British Columbia on Drug and Alcohol testing. Many union members are subject on the job drug testing and it’s important for workers and their union representatives to know their rights. You can view the presentation in PDF form here

Joint Council 10 Presentation on Drugs and Alcohol

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Our Safety and Health Department director, Lamont Byrd, recently gave a presentation to the New England Freight Division on Drugs and Alcohol testing. Many union members are subject on the job drug testing and it’s important for workers and their union representatives to know their rights. You can view the presentation in PDF form here You can also view the… Continue Reading Joint Council 10 Presentation on Drugs and Alcohol