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Substance abuse testing plays a crucial role in occupational health, fostering a safe, productive, and drug free workplace. Given the concerning rates of substance abuse in the workplace, these tests are imperative for making informed hiring decisions, deterring substance use, and identifying people in need of support to overcome addiction.

We simplify the drug screening process, from pre-employment checks to continuous monitoring, without the hassle of extensive paperwork or navigating complex federal regulations. We offer a broad spectrum of drug screening solutions, including blood tests, oral fluid testing, and hair testing services, that detect a wide range of substances such as illicit drugs, prescription medication, alcohol, and more.

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Why Workplace Drug Testing is Important

Drug and alcohol abuse in the workplace can have serious consequences, not only for the employees but also for the employers. Implementing regular drug testing can help prevent these issues before they escalate, creating a safer and more productive work environment.

Drug and alcohol abuse in the workplace can have serious consequences, not only for the employees but also for the industry and employers. Selecting the right drug testing companies is vital for ensuring workplace safety and compliance with industry regulations. Implementing regular drug testing can help prevent these issues before they escalate, creating a safer and more productive work environment.

Promoting Safety

Creating a safe work environment is crucial, and workplace drug testing is key to identifying and addressing the use of substances that can significantly impair performance and decision-making. This, in turn, reduces accidents and injuries on the job.

Enhancing Productivity

A productive workforce begins with healthy and substance-free employees. Partnering with a drug testing provider to implement a drug testing policy deters substance use and helps in maintaining high levels of productivity and work quality.

Supporting Employee Health

Drug testing services in the workplace are not just about identifying and penalizing substance use but also about supporting employees struggling with addiction. Through early detection, businesses can offer the necessary support programs to help employees overcome their dependencies.

Protecting Business Interests

Substance abuse in the workplace can lead to increased liability and potentially tarnish a company’s reputation. Comprehensive drug testing solutions help mitigate these risks, ensuring the business remains reputable and legally compliant.

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  • Reduce Safety Risks

  • Promote a Drug-Free Environment

  • Preserve Your Company's Reputation

  • Comply with Regulations

  • Support Employee Wellbeing

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Start today to solidify the foundation of your workforce with comprehensive drug testing—your first step towards maintaining a safe, productive, and reputable business.

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Types of Drug Tests

There are various types of drug and alcohol tests that employers can choose from, depending on their specific needs and requirements. Our workplace testing programs offer a comprehensive menu of laboratory-based and rapid substance abuse testing options.

Urine Tests

This is the most common form of drug test and is used to detect recent drug use. It can detect a broad range of drugs, including marijuana, cocaine, amphetamines, and opioids.

Saliva Tests

This type of drug test is less invasive and can detect drug use within a shorter timeframe compared to urine tests. It is typically used for on-site testing or post-accident situations.

Hair Tests

This method of drug testing has a longer detection window, up to 90 days, making it useful for detecting chronic drug use.

Breath Alcohol Testing

This type of testing is used to detect current alcohol intoxication and is often used in conjunction with other forms of tests.

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There are dozens of substance abuse testing options. KRESS helps your business select only those necessary for creating a more productive and safer workplace.

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How it Works

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Step 1

Customize Your Program

We customize a drug screening program and policy for your business in accordance with local, federal, and state laws. This includes setting up a formal process for employee testing, defining the consequences of a positive test result, and ensuring confidentiality.

Step 2

Announcement & Scheduling

KRESS coordinates the announcement and scheduling of drug testing for your employees. Our team can help to provide complete and easy-to-understand education and training for managers, supervisors, and employees.

Step 3

Drug Testing & Results

The employer is only involved when adverse information is found in an employee’s drug test results. Our medical review officers (MROs) review all test results to ensure accuracy and handle any issues or questions from employees.

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Nurture a Drug-Free Workplace with KRESS

At KRESS, we understand the critical role that a reliable substance abuse testing program plays in maintaining the integrity and safety of your workplace. Our team is dedicated to providing fast, accurate, and customizable tests to meet the unique needs of your business. We offer a full spectrum of testing options, including random testing, on-site and off-site testing, and transparent employee notification processes.

With our commitment to quick turnaround times, you can get critical information and make informed decisions swiftly, minimizing disruptions to your operations. Our approach ensures fairness and equity in the selection process, helping to deter substance abuse and promote a healthy work environment.

As one of the leading drug screening companies in the country, choose KRESS for your substance abuse testing needs and experience unparalleled professionalism and efficiency. Start building a safer workplace today.

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KRESS is a preferred vendor for ExxonMobil and dozens of other oil and gas firms. We have fully compliant drug testing services and full background check and screening packages for ExxonMobil and more.


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Your Guide to Substance Abuse Testing

The Role of the Medical Review Officer (MRO)

Medical review officers play a crucial role in the drug and alcohol testing process. They are responsible for reviewing all drug test results to ensure accuracy, as well as handling any issues or questions from employees. Their knowledge and expertise in testing procedures and regulations make them an essential part of the process. MROs also act as a neutral third party, providing unbiased and confidential results to employers.

Implementing a Drug and Alcohol Testing Program

In order to maintain a healthy and safe workplace, various forms of drug and alcohol testing may be implemented. These can be tailored to suit the specific needs and circumstances of the workplace.

Company Policy

A written drug and alcohol screening policy is vital in creating a safe and substance-free workplace. This company policy serves as a guide for both employees and management, outlining the company's stance on drug and alcohol use, the procedures for testing, and any consequences for policy violations.

It should be written in clear, accessible language and should be readily available to all employees. Furthermore, it is vital that the policy is legal and compliant with local and national regulations. Regular reviews and updates of the policy ensure its continued relevance, reflecting any changes in legislation or the company's circumstances.

Random Drug Screenings

Random drug testing is an effective tool in deterring employees from using illegal drugs and alcohol during work hours. It also provides a fair system for all employees, as everyone has an equal chance of being selected for testing.

Post-Incident Drug Testing

In the event of a workplace accident or injury, post-incident drug testing can determine if substance abuse was a contributing factor. This helps companies identify potential safety hazards and protects them from liability and potential legal repercussions.

Reasonable Suspicion Drug Screening

If an employee's behavior or performance indicates possible substance abuse, reasonable suspicion drug testing can be conducted to confirm any suspicions. This method must be carried out with proper training and documentation to avoid discrimination or false accusations.

Periodic Drug Screening

Periodic drug testing is a proactive approach to ensure employees comply with company policies and maintain a safe work environment. This type of testing can be done on a scheduled basis or randomly throughout the year.

Employment Drug Testing FAQs

Here are some frequently asked questions about pre employment drug testing and background checks.

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