Cannabis-use ruling sets dangerous precedent for employers

In a recent opinion piece published by the London Free Press, the labour lawyer Howard Levitt discusses his concerns regarding a recent order set by a British Columbia court as an ‘unfortunate and dangerous’ precedent for employers concerned with public safety. Earlier in November, Metro Vancouver’s transit authority, TransLink, was ordered to stop random drug … Continued

FMCSA increases random testing rate for 2020

As of January 1, 2020, according to a release on Dec. 27th published in the Federal Register, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has increased the minimum annual percentage rate for random testing for commercial vehicle drivers. In 2019, the annual rate for random testing was 25%, or approximately 1.05 million tests. The new … Continued

New Product – VeriCheck Specimen Validity Test

Introducing the latest addition to the VeriCheck product line, the U-7 Specimen Validity Test. Quickly testing urine for validity against; substitution, dilution or adulteration is of paramount importance when performing an onsite screening test. Our strip screens 7 different parameters in less than 60 seconds to ensure that the screening test results can be counted … Continued

Reduce Cannabis Use at Work with 3 Simple Steps

A moderate dose of Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), which is the psychoactive substance in cannabis, can impair your performance for up to 24 hours, and 86% of users won’t even suspect or realize that it has. This is why many industries have adopted zero tolerance towards any use of cannabis. 1.  Educate all your workers to arrive … Continued