Drug Free Workplace Generation RX in the Workplace S&L Onsite Services (205) 590-1024
“ Generation RX” in the Workplace <ul><li>Basics </li></ul><ul><li>Workplace Drug Testing </li></ul><ul><li>The NEW drug a...
BASICS Drug Free Workplace
Basics - Policy <ul><li>Policy statement (include state and federal laws) </li></ul><ul><li>Drugs to be tested for </li></...
Basics – Drug Testing <ul><li>5 panel vs 10 Panel </li></ul><ul><ul><li>5: Marijuana, Cocaine, Opiates, Amphetamines, PCP ...
Basics – Drug Testing <ul><li>Urine – Laboratory (Multi-panels) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1 to 4 days, marijuana up to 30 days...
Basics – Test Types <ul><li>Pre-Employment </li></ul><ul><li>Post Accident </li></ul><ul><li>Reasonable Suspicion (Expande...
Basics – Process <ul><li>Collection </li></ul><ul><li>Testing </li></ul><ul><li>Medical Review Officer (no mro on AT) </li...
WORKPLACE DRUG TESTING What you need to know
Workplace Drug Testing <ul><li>Who is your “DER” </li></ul><ul><li>Know your service provider </li></ul><ul><li>Consider o...
Workplace Drug Testing <ul><li>Industry specific </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Urine lab is “Standard” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>...
Workplace Drug Testing <ul><li>Important Aspects of a Drug Free Workplace </li></ul><ul><li>Cultural Change </li></ul><ul>...
GENERATION RX  The NEW drug abuser is coming to a workplace near you!
GENERATION RX <ul><li>Everyday 2,500 youth age 12 to 17 abuse a pain reliever for the very first time. </li></ul><ul><li>I...
GENERATION RX <ul><li>Abused Substances </li></ul><ul><li>Painkillers: Vicodin, Oxycontin, Percocet, Tylenol with Codeine ...
GENERATION RX <ul><li>Effects </li></ul><ul><li>Painkillers: Pain relief, nausea, constipation, euphoria, drowsiness, seda...
GENERATION RX <ul><li>What type of testing for the new generation? </li></ul><ul><li>10 Panel – Benzodiazepines, Opiates (...
Thank You Visit www.slonsites.com Or  www.mobiletesting.net Email: [email_address]
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  1. 1. Drug Free Workplace Generation RX in the Workplace S&L Onsite Services (205) 590-1024
  2. 2. “ Generation RX” in the Workplace <ul><li>Basics </li></ul><ul><li>Workplace Drug Testing </li></ul><ul><li>The NEW drug abuser </li></ul>
  3. 3. BASICS Drug Free Workplace
  4. 4. Basics - Policy <ul><li>Policy statement (include state and federal laws) </li></ul><ul><li>Drugs to be tested for </li></ul><ul><li>Reasons for testing or Test Types </li></ul><ul><li>EAP programs </li></ul><ul><li>Supervisor and Employee training </li></ul><ul><li>Consequences </li></ul>
  5. 5. Basics – Drug Testing <ul><li>5 panel vs 10 Panel </li></ul><ul><ul><li>5: Marijuana, Cocaine, Opiates, Amphetamines, PCP </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>10: adds Barbiturates, Benzodiazepines, Propoxyphene, Methadone, Methaqualone </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Expanded Testing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ecstasy and Expanded Opiates </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Basics – Drug Testing <ul><li>Urine – Laboratory (Multi-panels) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1 to 4 days, marijuana up to 30 days </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Urine – Instant (Multi-panels) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Over the counter medications </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Oral Fluid (5 panel) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1 to 24 hours, no marijuana positives </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Hair (5 panel) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1 week to 90 days </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Alcohol </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Breath or saliva </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Basics – Test Types <ul><li>Pre-Employment </li></ul><ul><li>Post Accident </li></ul><ul><li>Reasonable Suspicion (Expanded Testing) </li></ul><ul><li>Post Accident </li></ul><ul><li>Return to Duty / Follow Up </li></ul>
  8. 8. Basics – Process <ul><li>Collection </li></ul><ul><li>Testing </li></ul><ul><li>Medical Review Officer (no mro on AT) </li></ul><ul><li>Reporting </li></ul><ul><li>Record Keeping </li></ul>
  9. 9. WORKPLACE DRUG TESTING What you need to know
  10. 10. Workplace Drug Testing <ul><li>Who is your “DER” </li></ul><ul><li>Know your service provider </li></ul><ul><li>Consider onsite services for group testing </li></ul><ul><li>Request qualifications of providers </li></ul><ul><li>Consider Background Investigations when hiring </li></ul>
  11. 11. Workplace Drug Testing <ul><li>Industry specific </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Urine lab is “Standard” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Urine instant is cost effective, confirmation needed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Oral Fluid is easy but not effective for testing for marijuana </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hair is expensive but good for history of drug use </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Workplace Drug Testing <ul><li>Important Aspects of a Drug Free Workplace </li></ul><ul><li>Cultural Change </li></ul><ul><li>Policy with notice </li></ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul><ul><li>Safety concerns (employees with prescriptions and expanded testing for reasonable suspicion and/or post accidents) </li></ul><ul><li>Treatment (EAP / SAP list) </li></ul>
  13. 13. GENERATION RX The NEW drug abuser is coming to a workplace near you!
  14. 14. GENERATION RX <ul><li>Everyday 2,500 youth age 12 to 17 abuse a pain reliever for the very first time. </li></ul><ul><li>In 2006, more than 2.1 million teens ages 12 to 17 reported abusing prescription drugs. </li></ul><ul><li>70% obtained from friend or relative </li></ul><ul><li>*Source: SAMHSA, 2006 National Survey on Drug Use and Health </li></ul>
  15. 15. GENERATION RX <ul><li>Abused Substances </li></ul><ul><li>Painkillers: Vicodin, Oxycontin, Percocet, Tylenol with Codeine (Opiates/Expanded Opiates) / Darvon (Propoxyphene) </li></ul><ul><li>Depressants: Xanax, Valium (Benzodiazepines) </li></ul><ul><li>Stimulants: Adderall (Amphetamines) / Pentobarbital, Phenobarbital (Barbiturates) </li></ul>
  16. 16. GENERATION RX <ul><li>Effects </li></ul><ul><li>Painkillers: Pain relief, nausea, constipation, euphoria, drowsiness, sedation </li></ul><ul><li>Depressants: Drowsiness, reduced pain and anxiety, impaired coordination </li></ul><ul><li>Stimulants: Increased heart rate, increased blood pressure, high energy, reduced appetite </li></ul>
  17. 17. GENERATION RX <ul><li>What type of testing for the new generation? </li></ul><ul><li>10 Panel – Benzodiazepines, Opiates (codeine/morphine), Barbiturates, Amphetamines </li></ul><ul><li>Expanded Opiates (Hydrocodone, Oxycodone) </li></ul>
  18. 18. Thank You Visit www.slonsites.com Or www.mobiletesting.net Email: [email_address]

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