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Marijuana Legalization: How does it affect your workplace

pre-employment drug screening, Drug Testing

You, as the employer, have the right to hire whom you choose in each position. However, state and federal law are making these decisions...

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3 Ways Pre-Employment Drug Testing Reduces Employee Turnover

employment screening, pre-employment drug screening

In 2011, for the first time, drug overdose deaths in the US exceeded the number of motor vehicle fatalities, showing that drug abuse is becoming...

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Flu season is beginning. Is your business ready?

occupational health

2018 was a deadly flu season in Texas. Last year, more than 6,000 people died from pneumonia and influenza between Oct. 1 and March 16 according...

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The greatest ROI in drug testing is on-site

Drug Testing

Let's get right down to business. The goal of Workplace Safety Screenings is to increasing safety and productivity, lowering liability. The best...

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Notes from the CEO: Hire securely this holiday season

employment screening, Drug Testing, HR

School is back in session, and many employers are looking to their holiday hiring plans. Holiday hiring is always difficult, but never more so...

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How to Know if Your Background Check Vendor is Putting Your Company at Risk

employment screening

Background checks are an essential part of any business’ hiring process, helping to assure workplace safety and reduce potential liability....

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Have you adapted your HR policies to accommodate the 2018 trends?

Drug Testing, HR

2018 has been a challenging year for Human Resources employees and business owners. Two of the top issues, cannibis and employee well-being, are...

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Occupational Medicine saves $500 per employee annually

occupational health

Your employees are your business. How do you, as their employer, help them perform their best every day? By implementing a occupational medicine...

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Watch for Signs of Heat Distress

Safety, occupational health

It's summer in Houston, and that means heat and humidity are very real factors in many businesses in this part of Texas. At Workplace Safety...

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How to Avoid Sprains and Strains in the Workplace

Safety

Some of the most common kinds of workplace injuries are sprains and muscle strains sustained on the job. These injuries aren’t life-threatening,...

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Drug Testing Myths Busted!

Drug Testing

When it comes to drug testing, it sometimes seems as if there is more misinformation floating around online than legitimate facts. There are...

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What Does ‘QNS’ Mean, and How Can it be Avoided?

Drug Testing

The most disappointing result for any drug test is QNS: Quantity Not Sufficient. A test that results in QNS is essentially inconclusive, wasting...

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