Newsletter December 2017 | Accredited Drug Testing

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IMPORTANT NOTICE!

Effective January 1, 2018, The Department of Transportation is amending its drug-testing program regulation to add hydrocodone, hydromorphone, oxymorphone, and oxycodone to its drug-testing panel. The revision of the drug-testing panel harmonizes DOT regulations.
See below for more information.

2017, What A Year! – Our Thanks!
As 2017 comes to a close, Accredited Drug Testing Inc and our affiliated companies wish to thank our clients, industry partners, and employees for making this year a tremendous success. With the expansion of our corporate offices, additional staff, new services, and more testing centers throughout the nation,  Accredited Drug Testing is ready to serve all our clients drug, alcohol, and DNA testing needs in 2018!
 

Service Spotlight

Occupational Health Testing

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Accredited Drug Testing, Inc. offers Occupational Health Testing. Services range from Audio-grams, Blood Collections, Body Metric Screenings, EKG, Physicals (DOT & NON-DOT), Respirator Certification and much more.
For more information regarding Occupational Health Testing Services 
please call 800-221-4291 .

Industry News

Stay up-to-date with all industry news including new drug laws, policy changes, and drug epidemics by visiting our blog.

James A. Greer, President and CEO of Accredited Drug Testing and Vice President John Burgos attended The IFDAT conference this year to stay up to date with leading industry news. Allowing Accredited Drug Testing to better serve you! 
What is IFDAT?
The International Forum for Drugs and Alcohol Testing (IFDAT) is an annual event where drug testing and related industry professionals come together. Experts from all over the world unite to share their knowledge with the rest of the international community.

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Attorney General Sessions & DEA Patterson Fight Against Opioid Crisis
Attorney General Sessions and Acting DEA Administrator Patterson announce new efforts being made by the United States Government to follow through with the fight against the deadly Opioid Crisis in America.
On Wednesday, November 29th, 2017, at a press release held in Washington.
President Donald Trump Declares Opioid Crisis A Public Health Emergency

64,000 Americans died from overdoses last year — 175 every day, seven every hour.
These are real-life statistics of the effects the opioid epidemic has had on the American population.
On Thursday, October 26th, President Trump declared the opioid crisis as a public health emergency.

DOT Corner

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DOT Amends Drug-Testing Regulations
On November 13th, 2017 The United States Department Of Transportation, DOT, published its final rule regarding DOT drug and alcohol policy.
The DOT compliant drug screening will expand its current 5-panel urine test, to include expanded testing on Opiates, including Hydromorphone, Oxymorphone, and Oxycodone.
Effective January 1st, 2018 a DOT urine drug analysis will test for
Amphetamines
Cocaine
Marijuana
MDA
PCP
Opiates
Hydromorphone
Oxymorphone
Oxycodone
The opiates category of a 5-panel drug screen tests for the illicit drug heroin, and the licit drugs codeine and morphine.
DOT Part 40 Amendment – Final Rule
On November 13th, 2017 The United States Department Of Transportation, DOT, published its final rule regarding DOT drug and alcohol policy.
The DOT compliant drug screening will expand its current 5-panel urine test, to include expanded testing on Opiates
Preparing For Impacts of the DOT Part 40 Final Rule
On January 1st, 2018, the revised CFR 49 Part 40 Final rule, published November 13th, 2017, will be put into effect. This rule refers to the Drug and Alcohol testing procedures and programs to all safety-sensitive employees regulated by the U.S Department Of 
Transportation (DOT). 
Accredited Drug Testing values our clients and industry partners.
Thank you for choosing Accredited Drug Testing for all your drug testing needs! 
ADT STATISTICS
November

3712 Tests

Scheduled/Performed

Proud To Serve Over
857 Employers Nationwide

38 New Clients 

Welcome!

The process to schedule a drug, alcohol, or any service at any testing center nationwide is fast and easy. There are three different methods which you may utilize depending on the method you prefer.

Method 1: Call Our National Scheduling Office at 800-221-4291

Method 2: Email orders@accrediteddrugtesting.com

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