Testing Essentials from IHSN
So, you want to know more about drug testing? You've come
to the right place! IHSN's Drug Testing Essentials section
of information to answer your questions and concerns
about drug testing. So, let's start with the basics:
is Drug Testing?
Drug testing is one action an employer can take to see if
employees or job applicants have used drugs. Drug tests
can identify illegal drugs in a person's body.
Employers drug test their employees to protect their workers and
their workplaces from the negative effects of drug use.
employers believe that a drug-free workplace program and drug
testing are one and the same; however, drug testing is only one
element of a program. This is why IHSN focuses on not just
drug testing, but also helping you to implement your entire
drug-free workplace program. We have solutions for
testing, training and education, policy development and regulatory
issues to help you manage your drug-free workplace program with
are some common questions. Click on a question to see the
should I drug test my employees?
are the risks of not drug testing?
are the costs of not drug testing?
What are the benefits of drug testing?
I test my employees in a tight labor market?
How do I set up a drug testing program, step by step?
should I use a Medical Review Officer (MRO) ?
What can IHSN do for me?
with you all the wayu all the way through
the entire testing program implementation
process - From needs assessment, to setting up
collection locations, and providing training materials for your supervisors and
employees. Call us at (800) 880-4444 and we will be happy to answer your questions and get you on your way to
implementing your own drug
testing program. We also suggest that you take a look at our drug
At IHSN, we're here to help yo