Employment Drug Testing Breath Alcohol test: DOT Test is a type of drug or breathalyzer test is required for employers under Federal DOT testing regulations and where the employee must be tested as part of any “safety-sensitive” job.
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Employment Drug Testing Breath Alcohol test
Employment Drug Testing Breath Alcohol test: Broward county DNA & Drug testing offers the convenience of Onsite testing at your location.
Please call for more information at 1.888.499.6393, Local 954.522.8378 or email us at [email protected]
In 1991 The United States Congress passed the Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act
decided the need for drug and alcohol free transportation and for agencies under DOT
(Department of transportation) to conduct required testing that will impact in positive way safety
to the public in any of the agencies under DOT.
Who is required to DOT drug Testing?
Any employee under DOT regulations as a “safety-sensitive” position and who who holds a job
under DOT and that involved the employee safety and the public safety well
What is a DOT Breath Alcohol Test?
BAT under DOT Is an Evidential Breath Test (Breathalyzer) required as need it for any agencies
under regulated safety-sensitive employees.
Which agencies are under DOT testing?
-Federal Aviation Admin (FAA)
-Federal Motor Carrier Safety (FMCSA)
-Federal Railroad Admin (FRA)
-Federal Transit Admin (FTA)
-Pipeline & Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA)
-United States Coast Guard (USCG)-Dept. of Homeland Security is not included)
What drugs are included under DOT testing?
Is it possible to test positive for THC (marijuana) from second hand smoke on a urine
No, Urine concentrations of THC above the cut-off sensitivity level of the test, or a positive
result, is not possible by exposure to second hand smoke.
What does Dilute specimen means?
A urine specimen that has a higher concentration of water than that of a normal urine specimen.
Dilution could cause by oral hydration of fluids and the specimen appearance appear to be clear
than normal urine. Some type of medications and medical conditions can also produce dilute
results however, it is also possible that donor’s can intentionally ingest large amounts of water
to manipulate the detection of of drugs in the specimen.
-Urinalysis drug test Detection: 2-3 days Adulteration Level: easy
-Saliva or Oral drug test Detection: 1-3 days Adulteration Level: Difficult
-Hair drug test Detection: Up to 3 months Adulteration Level: Moderate
-Fingernail drug test Detection: Up to 6 months Adulteration Level: Difficult
Different substances / drugs remain in a person’s system for varying periods of time. Many factors determine how long a drug is detectible, and varying tests are used to determine use of drugs for either a period of days or period of months, The test subject’s age, weight, health, sex, purity of the drug used, the dosage and frequency of use, and other factors can determine how long a drug is detectible.
What are the most common drugs tested on a NON DOT test?
Why Is Drug Testing Policy Important?
Employment Drug Testing Policies creates a long variety of benefits including work, productivity, lower insurance premiums, and most important a safe work environment for employees, clients and overall people. Broward County strongly recommends free drug place work policies that includes and not limited to the type of testing (Urinalysis, Saliva, Hair, Nail-/Only for NON DOT), direct donor observation if required, and most important the reason for the test, and the company position in regards positive results or test refusal by a donor.
Can an Employer request direct observation on a Donor?
Yes, Employers can request direct observation, upon employee arrival our office will provide the donor with a disclosure of the request, Broward County DNA and Drug testing staff will complete the collection with the same gender to observe the donor, In the event of the refusal to direct observation our office will provide proof on report/letter to the employer of the donor’s refusal.
What is the turn around for final results?
Typically Laboratory Drug Testing and Alcohol Negative final results are delivery between 2-4 business days. Positive results requires drug or alcohol confirmation as well Medical Review report involving extra time, but in most scenarios no more that 7 business days.
What Dilution on Urinalysis means?
A urine specimen that has a higher concentration of water than that of a normal urine specimen. Dilution could cause by oral hydration of fluids and the specimen appearance appear to be clear than normal urine. Some type of medications and medical conditions can also produce dilute results However, it is also possible that donor’s can intentionally ingest large amounts of water to manipulate the detection of drugs in the specimen.
What Is EtG alcohol?
Ethyl Glucuronide (EtG) is form after a direct biological marker in the body after the
consumption from ingesting alcoholic beverages.EtG may be detectable as soon as 2 hours
after consumption and up to 80 hours past consumption. Ethyl Glucuronide can also be found
on Hair and Nail with a longer period of detection.
Drug Class Trade//Name Street Names//DEA CAT.
Meperidine// Demerol//Demmies, Pain Killer//DEA CAT II
Methadone// Dolophine// Dollies, Meth//DEA CAT II
Pentazocine// Talwin// T’s//DEA CAT III
Propoxypene// Darvon// Pain Killer//DEA CAT IV
Cannabinoids// N/A//Mary Jane, Grass, Pot, Smoke,Weed//DEA CAT I
Lysergic acid diethylamide// N/A //LSD, Acid//DEA CAT I
Methylenedioxyamphetamine// N/A //MDA, Love Drug//DEA CAT I
Methylenedioxymethamphetamine// N/A //MDMA, Adam, Ecstasy,X //DEA CAT I
Phencyclidine// N/A// PCP, Angel Dust//DEA CAT II
Ketamine, short-acting anesthetic with hallucinogenic effects. Sometimes used to facilitate sexual assault crimes.
Amobarbital //Amytal //Yellow Jackets//DEA CAT III
Butabarbital //Butisol //Bute, Stoppers //DEA CAT III
Butalbital //Fiorinal// Schoolboy //DEA CAT III
Pentobarbital// Nembutal// Nembies//DEA CAT III
Phenobarbital// Luminal //Downers, Goofballs //DEA CAT IV
Secobarbital //Seconal//Barbs, Reds//DEA CAT III
GHB – Gamma-Hydroxybutyric, Acid Prescribed as Xyrem, Know as DATE RAPE DRUG It comes in a form liquid or as a white powder that is dissolved in water, juice, or alcohol. In liquid is clear
Alprazolam// Xanax// Downs, Nerve Pills, Tranks//DEA CAT IV
Chlordiazepoxide// Librium// Downs, Nerve Pills, Tranks//DEA CAT IV
Clonazepam// Clonopin// Downs, Nerve Pills, Tranks//DEA CAT IV
Clorazepate// Tranxene// Downs, Nerve Pills, Tranks//DEA CAT IV
Diazepam// Valium// Downs, Nerve Pills, Tranks//DEA CAT IV
Flurazepam//Dalmane// Downs, Nerve Pills, Tranks//DEA CAT IV
Lorazepam// Ativan// Downs, Nerve Pills, Tranks//DEA CAT IV
Midazolam// Versed// Downs, Nerve Pills, Tranks//DEA CAT IV
Oxazepam// Serax// Downs, Nerve Pills, Tranks//DEA CAT IV
Methaqualone// Quaalude// Ludes//DEA CAT IV
Amitriptyline// Elavil //N/A// N/A
Desipramine// Norpramin// N/A //N/A
Doxepin// Sinequan// N/A// N/A
Imipramine// Tofranil// N/A //N/A
Maprotiline// Ludiomil //N/A// N/A
Nortriptyline// Aventyl// N/A// N/A
Ethanol// N/A// Booze//N/A
Codeine// Empirin, Tylenol Codeine// Schoolboy//DEA CAT III
Diacetylmorphine// Heroin// Horse, Smack, “H”, Speedball (w/ Coca)// DEA CAT I
Hydrocodone// Hycodan, Vicodin//N/A// N/A
Hydromorphone// N/A//Dilaudid Juice, Dillies// N/A
Morphine// Roxanol// “M”, Morph//DEA CAT II
Oxycodone// Oxycontin, Percodan, Percocet// OC, OXY, Oxy-Coffins, Killers, Percs//DEA CAT II
Oxymorphone// Opana, Numorphan// Blues, Nu-Blues, Biscuits, Blue Heaven//DEA CAT II
Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid that is 80-100 times stronger than morphine.
Amphetamine// Benzedrine, Obetrol// Ice, Speed, Crank//DEA CAT II
Cocaine// N/A// Coke, Rock, Crack, Snow, Blow, Toot Hours//DEA CAT II
Methamphetamine //Desoxyn// Upper, Snot, Glue// DEA CAT II
Bath Salts// N/A//“bath salts,” “research chemicals,” “plant food,” “glass cleaner,”
U-47700,“U4,” “pink,” or “pinky,” is a highly potent synthetic opioid that looks like a white or light pink powder.
Spice-K2, Synthetic Marijuana
A synthetic version of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana, K2-Spice is a mixture of plant material sprayed with synthetic psychoactive chemicals
is a dangerous drug that is similar to the street drug commonly known as bath salts. Flakka is typically white or pink in color, and is found in crystal form.
Explanation of Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) Classification
(I) Illicit drugs with no medical use; high potential for abuse
(II)Prescription drugs with high potential for abuse and physical dependency
(III)Drugs with less abuse potential than schedule II; have moderate to low physical dependency, but may have high psychological dependence
(IV)Prolonged use of these drugs may lead to limited physical or psychological dependency; lower abuse potential than schedule III
*The information provided is as a guide only, you should not use information found on this Site to replace a relationship with your physician or other healthcare professional and should not rely on that information as professional medical advice. Always seek the advice from your physician or other qualified healthcare provider.
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