FMCSA Updates Wtih More Information About Clearinghouse - Department of Transportation Updates DOT - Total Reporting Background Checks and Drug Testing Trusted Company
FMCSA Updates With More Information About Clearinghouse

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has recently announced changes to their drug testing and alcohol forms as well as expanded their FAQ section to include more answers to common questions they've been receiving. Set to take effect beginning in 2020, many employers have...

Drug Masking Laws Updated In California and Delaware - Fake Urine Sales Booming - Cheating Drug Tests - Total Reporting Background Check and Drug Testing Company Blog
Drug Masking Laws Updated In California and Delaware

California and Delaware have both just passed state laws that prohibit individuals from distributing, delivering, or selling drug masking products. This also includes possessing with intent to distribute, deliver, or sell. In this case, a drug masking product refers to synthetic urine or any substance designed...

2019 Update: Marijuana In The Workplace - Drug Testing For Weed - Total Reporting Background Check and Drug Testing Company Blog
2019 Update: Marijuana In The Workplace

Over 80% of employers are concerned about safety in the workplace with regards to marijuana's recreational legalization in many states, according to Current Consulting Group's 2019 employer survey. One of the biggest worries or impacts following marijuana's legalization is the potential for high costs at employers'...

What Exactly Is A Substance Abuse Professional - DOT Drug Testing - Total Reporting
What Exactly Is A Substance Abuse Professional?

A Substance Abuse Professional or SAP plays a very important role in drug and alcohol testing and keeping an effective drug-free workplace program. Certain safety-sensitive positions require employers to have a designed SAP, like those that are under Department of Transportation regulation. However, it is considered...

Employers Speak Up About Illicit Opioid Use At Work
Employers Speak Up About Illicit Opioid Use At Work

The National Safety Council (NSC) recently commissioned the National Employer Survey to poll more than 500 U.S. employers to find out more about opioid use at the workplace. We thought that these statistics might be useful to consider as you strive to make or update your...

Pennsylvania's Landmark Clean Slate Act Now In Effect
Pennsylvania’s Clean Slate Act Now In Effect

The Clean Slate Act is now in effect in Pennsylvania. This means that Pennsylvania will now automatically seal misdemeanor records of those who were not found guilty, those whose charges were dropped, and those who committed low-level offenses if they have remained crime-free for 10...

Drugged Drivers On Our Roads - Marijuana Death - Total Reporting Drug Testing Services
Drug Impaired Drivers On Our Roads

We're all aware of the huge danger and problem that drunk driving can cause. Don't do it. Always have a designated driver. Call an Uber if necessary, etc. However, many people are unaware of another serious danger that is out on the roads as well: drug-impaired...

Wendy's Employee Takes A Bath In Restaurant's Sink
Wendy’s Employee Takes A Bath In Restaurant’s Sink

It’s been a minute since we’ve shared an #CrazyCoworker story. Although it seems that this employee probably didn’t mean any harm and was just goofing off… it certainly has caused some backlash for Wendy’s and cost this young man his job. Mixed reviews have been popping...

How Will I Use The Drug And Alcohol Clearinghouse?
How Will I Use The Drug And Alcohol Clearinghouse?

With the Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse beginning on January 6th of 2020, we've received a lot of questions about what the clearinghouse will mean for different roles. To help answer some of those questions, we've included this chart the FMCSA created below that outlines what different...