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Most Recent Drug and Alcohol Testing Questions

What is the expiration date of an oral fluid test?

Our preferred vendor partner, Orasure, utilizes the Intercept oral fluid collection device

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Can I hire someone with an invalid result?

An invalid test result is acceptable except in the following cases

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What constitutes an individual’s need for DOT testing? Does any employee that walks on a pipeline site require a DOT test?

According to the Department of Transportation (DOT), the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) 49 CFR Part 199 defines a covered employee as the following

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Does an employer have to accommodate medical uses of marijuana in Oklahoma City, OK.?

Oklahoma medical marijuana SQ 788 does not permit an employer to discipline or terminate a cardholding medical marijuana employee based solely on the presence of marijuana in a drug test.

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When testing a non-DOT employee, can they have a single specimen collection?

​If the employee is non-DOT regulated, then yes you may have a single specimen collection. But for those who are DOT regulated, you cannot.

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What happens if you fail a drug screen?

If one of your employees fails a drug screen and they are in a safety-sensitive position, they must be removed from duty immediately.

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Does Oklahoma’s medical marijuana law have a safety-sensitive carve-out?

​Oklahoma’s medical marijuana law prohibits an employer from refusing to hire, discipline, or penalize an applicant or employee based solely on a marijuana-positive drug test.

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In Arizona can I fire an employee for testing positive for marijuana?

A recent case involving a major retail chain fired an Arizona employee for testing positive for marijuana despite the fact that they possessed a medical marijuana card.

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