Alcohol Awareness: Increase in alcohol sales - alcohol testing and policy at the workplace - Total Reporting
Alcohol Awareness

During today’s unprecedented times, we are all dealing with feelings of uncertainty, anxiety and concern for loved ones. Millions of Americans have lost employment through this health and economic crisis. And we are all figuring out how to cope with this time of isolation and...

Reopening For Business: Things To Consider - Rehiring employees, mask guidelines and state restrictions, employees with chronic health issues - Total Reporting employment screening and drug testing company
Reopening For Business: Things To Consider

Many businesses are beginning to reopen their doors again as lockdown rules become less strict. There are many things to consider as business begins again. For example, many businesses are considering implementing temperature checks to help monitor for COVID-19 symptoms and keep their businesses healthy and...

Total Reporting What Is The Most Dangerous Drug? Drug-Free Workplace and Drug Policies at Work - Protecting Your Workplace - Total Reporting Employment Background Checks and Drug Testing Services
What Is The Most Dangerous Drug?

We talk a lot about many of the different dangers of drugs and drug-use at the workplace. But what drug has caused the most harm to its users? What drug is the most dangerous drug? The Economist put out an interesting article showcasing what drugs were...

Random Testing: Who, What, And Why - The most effective deterrent for employee drug use in the workplace, DOT, drug free workplace, Total Reporting employment screening and drug testing
Random Testing: Who, What, And Why

What is random testing? Random testing is unannounced drug testing that should be performed at reasonable intervals throughout the year. It is one of many different types of workplace drug testing that can be performed to help enforce a safe work environment and drug-free workplace. Who is...

The Cost Of Not Drug Testing - employee absenteeism, workers compensation claims, liability, employment drug testing and screening, Total Reporting
The Cost Of Not Drug Testing

Hiring practices and retention often rank as some of the most important priorities for a company and largely contribute to a company's overall success and savings. With times being tight for many organizations, it's important to examine which expenses are crucial to your organization's health. While...

What Is The Adverse Action Process - pre-adverse action notice, adverse action letter, employment withdrawal, denial, fair credit reporting act, FCRA, Total Reporting
What Is The Adverse Action Process?

What exactly is the Adverse Action process? Whenever a background check provided by a third-party (such as Total Reporting) is used to deny employment, cease an existing employment relationship, deny advancement, or in any way adversely affect the subject of the background check, the Adverse Action...

Quest Drug Test Collections During COVID-19 coronavirus, quest diagnostics laboratories, drug testing, Total Reporting
Quest Drug Test Collections During COVID-19

Is Quest Diagnostics still completing drug tests? Yes. Quest Diagnostics Patient Service Centers (PSC) are open and operational. Respiratory specimens are never collected at Quest PSCs, including specimens for COVID-19 testing. Quest has stated that they are proceeding with drug test collections using standard safety protocols...

Data Purging Reminder Total Reporting Background Checks and Drug Testing Blog
Data Purging Reminder

Dear Clients, This is a reminder that Total Reporting can host your reporting data for a maximum of 5 years. After that time frame, all data must be deleted from our system. This includes: -All information within our software and websites, this means that this information will no...

DOT Guidance Regarding COVID-19
DOT Guidance Regarding COVID-19

This guidance document sent out by the Department of Transportation provides clarity to DOT-regulated employers, employees, and service agents on conducting DOT drug-and-alcohol testing given concerns about the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). We, as a Nation, are facing an unprecedented public health emergency that is straining...

COVID-19 Impact On Drug Testing
COVID-19 Impact On Drug Testing

Dear Clients, Quest and LabCorp have been named as two of the commercial labs that will be testing for COVID-19. The CDC has stated that testing must be done at state and local Public Health Laboratories or physician’s offices or hospitals. This naturally got our attention...