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Most Recent Questions

What kinds of criminal records show up on a background check?

Depending on the scope of the search allowable by law or requested by an employer, records of convictions of a felony or misdemeanor are usually reported on a background check.

Question category: Background Screening

What is included in a background check?

Background checks often include criminal history, verification of previous employment and/or education, personal or professional reference and many other reports depending on the nature of the job.

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Why do employers conduct background checks?

Organizations owe it to themselves and their customers to research the background of potential employees and volunteers to ensure the safety of other employees, customers, and their property.

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What is the expiration date of an oral fluid test?

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

Question category: Drug and Alcohol Testing

Can I hire someone with an invalid result?

An invalid test result is acceptable except in the following cases

Question category: Drug and Alcohol Testing

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

Question category: Drug and Alcohol Testing

How do I dispute SafetyNet Criminal jurisdiction search results?

If the background check was with DISA, you can dispute it here:

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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.

Question category: Drug and Alcohol Testing