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Tuesday, July 21 2020

Drug and Alcohol Test

A drug and alcohol test is an important process of proving you are in good health, physically and mentally, to perform your tasks, work safely, and make good decisions. Now, there are many reasons why an individual would undergo a drug and alcohol test. Some of these reasons can include:

  • If you're a professional, Olympic, or college athlete to prove that you are not using performance-enhancing drugs.
  • Post-accident or if you have been in an accident which resulted in property damage or casualties.
  • If you are a driver who refused, drug tested positive, or have incurred violations.
  • Commercial Drivers License (CDL) holder who operates Commercial Motor Vehicles (CMV) on public roads
  • If you are an interstate motor carrier
  • If you are an intrastate motor carrier
  • If you are part of a civic organization
  • If you are court ordered to drug and alcoho test
  • If you are an employee that needs a pre-employment drug screen
  • Prove to a family member that you are drug free

 

You may also need a test when you're applying for employment, especially when the position you're applying for is in a safety-sensitive industry. For example, when you're applying to be a bus driver, truck driver, pilot, or anything that can impact public safety.

Following the rules of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and Department of Transportation (DOT), drivers subject to the CDL requirements are required to perform drug and alcohol testing regularly.

Aside from being required to go through it, many individuals also undergo alcohol and drugs testing for personal or family matters. If you can relate to any of these and are in need of testing, you have come to the right place. Workplace Screening Intelligence (WSI) offers an easy and simple drug and alcohol testing process that can get you reliable and accurate results in no time.

How Do Drug Tests Work?

Drug testing is used to determine whether an individual is into illicit substance use or substance abuse. It's a process where your biological sample such as urine, hair, saliva, or blood will be taken and evaluated against certain types of drugs.

Usually, a credible drug screening program involves a 2-step process: the initial and confirmatory. The initial test is the first step often used as a screening method. If it shows negative, no further action will be needed and your test results will be reported as negative. However, if it shows positive, then a confirmatory test will be performed. This step can identify what drug substance an individual uses. It can also determine the amount of the substance in the body.

By combining these methods, tests can result in a high level of specificity and sensitivity. Meaning, there's a smaller chance of false negatives and positives - unlike when you use over-the-counter home testing kits. This is why it's recommended that when you decide to go through substance tests, you only deal with trusted professionals such as Workplace Screening Intelligence.

However, take note that tests are limited and that there's no single test that can detect every type of drugs.

What Does a Drug Test - Test For?

As mentioned, the drugs that a test can detect are limited and it depends on the type you take. Here's a brief description of what drugs the most common tests can detect.

Urine Test

A typical drug urine test for employment purposes can screen 5 to 10 drugs. This includes cocaine, marijuana, opiates, barbiturates, amphetamines, methamphetamines, MDA-analogues (MDMA or MDA), benzodiazepines, PCP, methadone and others. You can also be tested for nicotine, steroids and alcohol.

This type of test can show the presence of a certain drug in an individual's system even after the effects of drugs have worn off. Urine is the most common sample type and it's the only one approved for federally mandated tests and those in the safety-sensitive industry.

Blood Test

There's a variety of drugs that a blood test can detect, including marijuana, tramadol, nicotine, opiates, cocaine, fentanyl, amphetamines, methamphetamines, phencyclidine, and alcohol.

This type of test can determine the type and amount of drugs in a person's system right at the moment.

Saliva Testing

Saliva is best used to determine recent drug use. However, it's not recommended if you want to find out long-term substance abuse. This is suitable for post-accident testing, random, and all testing reasons.

This test can detect alcohol, phencyclidine, opiates, marijuana, cocaine,amphetamines, methamphetamines, benzodiazepines, barbiturates, and ecstasy.

Hair Testing

This type of test can determine substance use or substance abuse over a long period. Your hair can be tested for marijuana, opiates, alcohol, ecstasy, methamphetamine, cocaine, and amphetamine.

Workplace Screening Intelligence (WSI) Drug and Alcohol Test

WSI offers drug and alcohol testing for employers and individual persons, teens, and court-ordered tests. To make the process as smooth and effortless as possible, you only need to fill-up the form below. Once submitted, you will be taken to a secure page to enter your Paypal or Credit/Debit card information. After, you need to choose the service you wish to pay for.

If you don't have Paypal, you can just click on the "Pay with Credit/Debit Card" option at the bottom of the Paypal login. On the other hand, if you prefer to have a person assisting you, you can call us at 800-338-5515 and one of our agents will take your payment over the phone. Once the payment is completed, you will receive details of your appointment. Your test results will then be sent to you via email within 1 to 3 business days.

With WSI, we guarantee you a fast and stress-free drug and alcohol test experience. More importantly, we ensure accurate results that you can trust.

What to Expect?

We assure you that once you submit an order form, we will handle it with the utmost confidentiality. A member of our service team will get in touch with you when we receive your form. You will be asked a few questions and set up with an appointment. Depending on what's convenient for you, you can choose from one of our 8,000 collection sites nationwide.

Tests We Offer

We offer a lot of tests to help you meet your requirements. You can choose from any of the following:

  • DOT Physical
  • 5 Panel Urine
  • DOT Panel
  • 10 Panel Urine
  • Oral Fluids + Ex. Opiates
  • 5 Panel Hair
  • 5 Panel Hair + Ex. Opiates
  • 17 Panel Hair
  • 5 Panel Instant
  • 11 Panel Instant

 

Don't see the type of test you need? Don't worry. We have many other tests and we only listed the most popular ones. Contact us to learn more about the available drug and alcohol testing services we offer.

For employer testing, you can click here.

Contact Us Today

Order a drug screening today and complete your requirements in no time with Workplace Screening Intelligence. Guaranteed, we have the reliable drug and alcohol testing services you need.

Do you have questions about our drug and alcohol tests? Give us a call at 800-338-5515. Or start the process and fill-up the form below. We look forward to being of service to you.

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