At Prime Immediate Care, we know it’s important to have a healthy workforce. Most employers require a pre-employment drug test. For some employers, it’s company policy, while for others it’s a government-mandated necessity. Employment drug and alcohol screening is done specifically to identify drug and alcohol abuse that could interfere with job performance.
The frequency and timing of a screening depends on your employer, however employers may request drug and alcohol testing in these situations:
The process depends on the type of drug testing, whether it’s a urine, blood, breath, saliva, hair or sweat test. Each test can be done in minutes. Negative results are usually known within a few hours, whereas positive results may require further testing.