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Protect Your Business and Your Employees: The Advantages of Drug Testing in the Workplace

Updated: Apr 17, 2023

5 solid reasons to provide drug testing prior to hiring employees, and 1 method to prevent it from slowing down the hiring process.

  1. Safety concerns: Employers have a legal responsibility to provide a safe working environment for their employees. Drug testing can help identify individuals who may pose a risk to themselves or others if they are under the influence of drugs while on the job.

  2. Improved productivity: Substance abuse can lead to decreased productivity and increased absenteeism, which can ultimately affect the bottom line of a business. Drug testing helps identify candidates who are less likely to engage in substance abuse and are more likely to be reliable and productive employees.

  1. Reduction in healthcare costs: Drug use can result in a number of health problems, which increases healthcare costs for both the employer and the employee. Drug testing helps identify individuals who may have substance abuse problems and allows for early intervention, which can lead to lower healthcare costs in the long run.

  2. Legal compliance: Some industries, such as transportation and healthcare, are required by law to conduct drug testing on employees. By testing job candidates before hiring them, employers ensures that they are in compliance with any relevant laws and regulations.

  3. Protection of company reputation: Substance abuse by employees can negatively impact a company's reputation and lead to loss of business. By implementing drug testing programs during the hiring phase, employers demonstrate their commitment to maintaining a safe and drug-free workplace, which helps protect their reputation and increases the success of their business.

TACKL Health offers Drug Testing of 5-13 types of substances, including Fentanyl. Through saliva-based testing our registered healthcare providers verify each candidate, analyze the results and provide you with an official report within 15 minutes.

Why consider saliva-based drug testing by TACKL Health?

  1. Convenience: Teletesting with saliva-based drug tests allows for a convenient and flexible testing process. Employees can provide saliva samples from the comfort of their own homes or workplaces, eliminating the need for them to travel to a testing facility. This saves time and resources for both employers and employees, making drug testing more accessible and convenient.

  2. Accuracy: Saliva-based drug tests are highly accurate and reliable, providing a fast and efficient way to test for drug use. Teletesting with saliva-based drug tests can help to reduce the risk of false positives or false negatives, as the samples are collected and analyzed under controlled conditions.

  3. Cost-effectiveness: Teletesting with saliva-based drug tests is a cost-effective option for employee drug testing. It eliminates the need for employers to invest in expensive testing equipment or to hire additional staff to manage the testing process. Additionally, saliva-based drug tests detect a wide range of drugs, making them a versatile and effective testing method.

Schedule a virtual appointment today to see how easy it is to start tele-testing with saliva-based drug tests. Or complete this form to request a quote for your organization. Pricing ranges from $5.95 -$69.00 per test depending on volume and type.

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