Shafter, CA Facts, Population, Income, Demographics, Economy

Median Age: 27.4 years

Poverty (breakdown): (18.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.2% for Black residents, 26.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.8% for American Indian residents, 15.2% for other race residents, 16.3% for two or more races residents)

Ancestries: Ancestries: English (1.2%), American (1.1%).

Land Area: 18.0 square miles.

Recognitions and Certifications

Accredited Drug Testing has been recognized as one of the "Top 10 drug testing companies" for excellent customer service and we have received TPA Accreditation from the National Drug and Alcohol Screening Association. We are active in all drug testing industry associations and our staff are trained and certified as drug and alcohol testing specialists.

Important Links

National Drug and Alcohol Screening Association (https://ndasa.com/)

National Drug Free Workplace Alliance (https://www.ndwa.org/)

Substance Abuse Program Administrators Association (https://www.sapaa.com/)

Substance Abuse Mental Health Safety Administration (https://www.samhsa.gov/)

US Drug Enforcement Administration (https://www.dea.gov/)

Office of Drug alcohol Policy Control (https://www.transportation.gov/odapc)

Mobile Drug Testing Shafter, CA

We Come To You On-Site!

Land, Air or Sea

24 Hours A Day, 7 Days A Week

Local Mobile Drug Testing and Mobile Alcohol Testing services in Shafter, CA and the surrounding areas is provided at your business or other specified locations such as a Construction Site, Warehouse, Port, Office Building, Accident Scene or Hospital. Mobile Drug Testing in Shafter, CA is available for DOT and NON-DOT Testing. Both laboratory analysis and instant result testing is offered.

(800) 221-4291

Schedule Your Test

How To Schedule A Mobile Drug Testing Service in Shafter, CA

To schedule any type of Mobile Drug or Alcohol Test in Shafter, CA, call our local scheduling department at (800) 221-4291. Information we will need includes, number of employees to be tested, type of test, preferred date and time and if the employees are DOT or NON-DOT regulated.

Mobile Drug Testing in Shafter, CA

Our laboratories are SAMHSA certified and all test results are verified by our in-house licensed physicians who serve as Medical Review Officers (MRO).

Mobile drug testing is utilized in most cases by companies needing multiple employee drug tests performed on-site which will eliminate the need for employees to leave the worksite and go to a testing center; this prevents “down time”.

Mobile drug testing is also available when an employer wishes to conduct a “sweep” due to reasonable suspicion of drug use in the workplace.

Mobile drug testing services are also utilized for post-accident situations for DOT and NON-DOT drug and alcohol testing requirements.

Mobile Drug Testing for Shafter, CA Employers

Mobile drug testing is used by many businesses including:

  • Construction Sites
  • Motor Pool Facilities
  • Car Dealerships
  • Trucking/Transportation Companies
  • Schools
  • Sports Venues
  • Hospitals
  • Oil & Gas Drilling Sites

Mobile DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing Services in Shafter, CA

We also specialize in providing Mobile/On-site Drug Testing Services for all DOT Modes including Trucking Industry (FMCSA), Maritime Industry (USCG), Aviation Industry (FAA), Public Transportation (FTA), Railroad Industry (FRA) and Pipeline Industry (PHMSA) in accordance with Part 40 of the US Department of Transportation Compliance Regulations. Additional DOT Services include Consortium Enrollment, MVR reports, Supervisor Training and Policy Manual Development. In addition, we offer a complete DOT Compliance Program for single operators and small trucking companies.

Additional DOT Services:

  • Consortium Enrollment
  • DOT Physicals
  • Supervisor Training
  • Employer Drug Policy Development
  • MVR Reports
  • Employee Training
  • Background Checks
  • FMCSA Clearinghouse Verification/Search

The Opioid Overdose Crisis

Every day, more than 130 people in the United States die after overdosing on opioids. The misuse of and addiction to opioids—including prescription pain relievers, heroin, and synthetic opioids such as fentanyl—is a serious national crisis that affects public health as well as social and economic welfare. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that the total "economic burden" of prescription opioid misuse alone in the United States is $78.5 billion a year, including the costs of healthcare, lost productivity, addiction treatment, and criminal justice involvement.

  • Roughly 21 to 29 percent of patients prescribed opioids for chronic pain misuse them.
  • Between 8 and 12 percent develop an opioid use disorder.
  • An estimated 4 to 6 percent who misuse prescription opioids transition to heroin.
  • About 80 percent of people who use heroin first misused prescription opioids.
  • Opioid overdoses increased 30 percent from July 2016 through September 2017 in 52 areas in 45 states.
  • The Midwestern region saw opioid overdoses increase 70 percent from July 2016 through September 2017.
  • Opioid overdoses in large cities increase by 54 percent in 16 states.

In the late 1990s, pharmaceutical companies reassured the medical community that patients would not become addicted to prescription opioid pain relievers, and healthcare providers began to prescribe them at greater rates. This subsequently led to widespread diversion and misuse of these medications before it became clear that these medications could indeed be highly addictive.3,4 Opioid overdose rates began to increase. In 2017, more than 47,000 Americans died as a result of an opioid overdose, including prescription opioids, heroin, and illicitly manufactured fentanyl, a powerful synthetic opioid.1That same year, an estimated 1.7 million people in the United States suffered from substance use disorders related to prescription opioid pain relievers, and 652,000 suffered from a heroin use disorder (not mutually exclusive)

Drug Testing Locations in Shafter, CA

In addition to providing Mobile/On-Site Drug Testing, Accredited Drug Testing has drug testing locations in Shafter, CA and the surrounding areas. Many of our drug testing centers open early and have evening hours to accommodate a person's work schedule. Our drug testing locations in Shafter, CA have certified and trained drug testing specialists ready to serve your testing needs in a friendly, knowledgeable and confidential manner.

Drug testing purposes for employers include pre-employment, random selection, post-accident and reasonable suspicion. Testing purposes for individuals can include court ordered, probation, child custody or for any other personal reason.

Accredited Drug Testing is a nationwide drug testing company with testing centers in Shafter, CA specializing in Drug, Alcohol, DNA testing, DOT Physicals and Background Checks.

ANYWHERE, ANYTIME!

With over 20,000 testing centers throughout the United States, Accredited Drug Testing has testing centers in all States and in most cities and towns.

Certified Mobile Drug Testing Shafter, CA

All Accredited Drug Testing specialists are certified and qualified for urine, hair and saliva drug collections and breath alcohol screenings for DOT and NON-DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing.

Which Drug Testing Panel Is Right For You?

Drug test screening groups are commonly referred to as a drug testing panel. The most common panels used are a 5 panel, 10 panel and 12 panel drug tests, (panels specify how many drugs will be screened) however customized screening can be analyzed for drugs such as opiates, bath salts, synthetic cannabinoids and a wide range of prescription drugs.

What Is A Drug Test?

A drug test is a technical analysis of a biological specimen, for example urine, hair, blood, breath, sweat, and/or oral fluid/saliva to determine the presence or absence of specified parent drugs or their metabolites. Major applications of drug testing include detection of the presence of performance enhancing steroids in sport, employers and parole/probation officers screening for drugs prohibited by law (such as cannabis, cocaine, methamphetamine, and heroin) and police officers testing for the presence and concentration of alcohol (ethanol) in the blood commonly referred to as BAC (blood alcohol content). BAC tests are typically administered via a breathalyzer while urinalysis is used for the vast majority of drug testing in sports and the workplace. Numerous other methods with varying degrees of accuracy, sensitivity (detection threshold/cutoff), and detection periods exist. A drug test may also refer to a test that provides quantitative chemical analysis of an illegal drug, typically intended to help with responsible drug use.

More Information About Mobile Drug Testing in Shafter, CA

Mobile Drug Testing can also provide instant drug tests, where the result is available on-site. However, if an instant test has a non-negative result the specimen will be sent to a certified laboratory for confirmation testing.

Mobile drug testing is convenient and a cost-effective method when a company has multiple employees needing a drug or alcohol test.

When providing mobile drug testing for DOT employees, Accredited Drug Testing can provide all required documentation including the Federal Chain of Custody Forms.

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Mobile Drug Testing Costs/Fees in Shafter, CA

The fees for mobile drug testing can vary depending on the number of employees being tested, on-site location address and the time in which the on-site testing is needed. Call for more information or to schedule your Mobile/On-Site Drug Testing service in Shafter, CA.

"When You Need a Test, Choose the Best"

Accredited Drug Testing Inc

(800)221-4291

Local Area Info: Shafter, California

Shafter is a city in Kern County, California, United States. It is located 18 miles (29km) west-northwest of Bakersfield. The population was 16,988 at the 2010 census, up from 12,736 at the 2000 census.

The city of Shafter began as a loading dock along the Santa Fe Railroad right-of-way. The community was named for General William Rufus Shafter who commanded US Forces in Cuba during the SpanishAmerican War. Property was sold beginning in 1914 and the city incorporated in 1938.

Also of historical note, Shafter is home to Minter Field, which began operations in June 1941 and saw heavy use during World War II. Approximately 7,000 troops were stationed at the airstrip which hosted up to 600 prisoners of war as well. Today it is publicly owned and administered by the Minter Field Airport District and serves as an industrial center and airport for crop dusters and private aircraft. The Minter Field Museum is maintained on location as well.

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Median Age: 27.4 years

Poverty (breakdown): (18.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.2% for Black residents, 26.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.8% for American Indian residents, 15.2% for other race residents, 16.3% for two or more races residents)

Ancestries: Ancestries: English (1.2%), American (1.1%).

Land Area: 18.0 square miles.