Drug Testing South Carolina
Drug Testing South Carolina
How to schedule a drug test in South Carolina
To schedule any type of drug test at our South Carolina locations, call our scheduling department at (800) 221-4291. You can also schedule your drug test online utilizing our express scheduling registration by selecting your test and completing the Donor Information/Registration Section. You must register for the test prior to proceeding to the testing center.
The zip code you enter will be used to determine the closest drug or alcohol testing center which performs the type of test you have selected. A donor pass/registration form with the local testing center address, hours of operation and instructions will be sent to the e-mail address you provided. Take this form with you or have it available on your smart phone to provide to the testing center. No appointment is necessary in most cases. However, you must complete the donor information section and pay for the test at the time of registration.
Our laboratories are SAMHSA certified and all test results are verified by our in house licensed physicians who serve as Medical Review Officers (MRO).
State of South Carolina Drug Testing News
According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, in 2017 South Carolina had approximately 749 overdose deaths involving opioids. This is an alarming rate of 15.5 deaths per 100,000 persons, which is just over the national rate of 14.6 deaths per 100,000 persons. Like many other states, South Carolina is seeing a high increase in overdoses that involve the synthetic opioid fentanyl. Not to mention, heroin has also increased rapidly from 46 deaths in 2012 to 404 deaths in 2017.
In 2015, the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) funded a five-year grant of #3.2 million to South Carolina Overdose Prevention Project to reduce the state's overall number of deaths that relate to opioid use and misuse, according to the Department of Alcohol and other Drug Abuse Services.
Marijuana in South Carolina
South Carolina's statutes are generally more restrictive than other state marijuana laws. In addition, possession of even small amounts of marijuana remains illegal under federal law according to the Controlled Substance Act. Even if South Carolina were to legalize marijuana, a state's marijuana laws, federal law always supersedes state law, and the federal government hasn't given up on enforcing restrictions on interstate cases of pot possession, manufacturing and cultivation and trafficking and distribution. To date, South Carolina has no plans to legalize marijuana, and even an extended medicinal marijuana bill failed to make it to a hearing.
Although there is no major change in the works currently, state marijuana laws can evolve along with social attitudes regarding drugs. For more articles and information on this topic, you can visit FindLaw's drug charges section. Finally, if you or someone you know may have a drug or substance abuse problem, South Carolina's Department of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse has online, phone, and in-person resources that can help.
Urine or hair drug testing methods in South Carolina â€“ You choose!
Accredited Drug Testing offers different testing methods depending upon our customer's needs. With a 1 to 5-day detection period urine testing is the most common method used by employers, courts and schools. However, hair drug and alcohol testing is becoming a frequently used testing method due to a detection period of approximately 90 days.
Court Ordered Drug Testing (Probation/Child Custody) in South Carolina
Our local drug testing South Carolina centers provide drug and alcohol tests that are utilized for a wide variety of court ordered proceedings, including probation and other types of government required tests. Observed tests are available and tests results can be submitted for a wide variety of court ordered proceedings including probation hearings, child custody cases, litigation and all manner of government required tests.
Court ordered drug tests should contain detailed instructions specifying the type of test to be administered and the drugs that should be screened for. If sample collection needs to be witnessed in order to prevent potential tampering or substitution, those specifications will be stated in the court order.
DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing Services in South Carolina
We also specialize in providing 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
Employer/Drug Free Workplace Testing in South Carolina
Are you an employer and want to become a drug free workplace? Accredited Drug Testing specializes in providing comprehensive and cost-effective drug free workplace programs for small, medium and large companies. Businesses that utilize an employee drug testing program are commonly referred to as a Drug Free Workplace. However, many times companies do not fully qualify as a Drug Free Workplace because the drug testing program which they use does not have all of the components which make up a true Drug Free Workplace under their State specific law. Our Drug Testing South Carolina locations are ready to serve your needs. Want to open a free employer account? Click Here to open your employer drug testing account today and save money!
What Are the Benefits of Being a Drug Free Workplace in South Carolina?
- Enhanced Employee Performance
- Reduced Job-Related Accidents
- Reduced Employee Absenteeism
- Lower Workers Compensation Rates
- Improved Employee Moral
- Customer Satisfaction
On-site/Mobile Drug Testing in South Carolina
Do you have at least 10 employees needing a drug or alcohol test? If so, Accredited Drug Testing can provide on-site drug testing at your place of business. On-site drug testing services is frequently used by construction sites, manufacturing facilities, job fairs. On-site drug testing is available for pre-employment and random testing. Call us today at (800)221-4291 and speak to our on-site coordinator to schedule your drug testing event in South Carolina.
Drug Testing Locations in South Carolina
Accredited Drug Testing has drug testing locations in South Carolina and the surrounding areas. Many of our drug testing centers open early and have evening hours to accommodate a personâ€™s work schedule. Our drug testing locations in South Carolina 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 South Carolina specializing in Drug, Alcohol, DNA testing. DOT Physicals and Background Checks.
On the road or vacation? No worries! We can schedule your test, 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.
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.
Customized Drug Testing South Carolina
Accredited Drug Testing in South Carolina also provides customized drug testing for synthetic marijuana, Ketamine, spice, kratom, bath salts and various opioids including Fentanyl, Oxycodone, Vicodin, Percocet, and others. Prescription drugs can be screened including Adderall, Ritalin, and Suboxone with levels reflecting usage.
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.
Why choose Accredited Drug Testing in South Carolina?
Our staff is prepared to assist you with any questions you may have in a friendly and confidential manner and providing exceptional customer service and being available when you need us for drug testing in South Carolina is our #1 Priority and we look forward to serving the needs of employers and individuals who need any type of test.
How to Schedule a Drug Test in South Carolina
Scheduling a drug, alcohol or any testing service at any of our South Carolina testing facilities is simple and easy. Call (800) 221-4291 or you may schedule a test online 24/7 by clicking the â€˜Order a Testâ€™ button and receive your donor pass/registration form with the testing center address and instructions via email.
We Have Drug and Alcohol Testing Centers in All Cities in South Carolina. (Call for additional drug testing locations)
- Fort Mill
- Goose Creek
- Hilton Head
- Hilton Head Island
- Holly Hill
- Lady's Island
- Lake City
- Moncks Corner
- Mount Pleasant
- Murrells Inlet
- Myrtle Beach
- Ninety Six
- North Augusta
- North Charleston
- North Myrtle Beach
- Port Royal
- Rock Hill
- Surfside Beach
- West Columbia