Employment Drug Screening Services And Drug Testing In Arkansas
We provide convenient pre-employment drug screening and drug testing primarily through Quest Diagnostics with thousands of offices located nationwide.
The Arkansas Workers’ Health and Safety Division of the Workers’ Compensation Commission governs compliance for employers’ drug screening and testing programs.
Collective bargaining agreements and federal statutes or regulation may also apply.
A 5% discount on workers’ compensation premium is available to employers with a qualified program.
Employers must annually apply for and be granted certification in order to enjoy the protection and benefits. The director of the Workers’ Health and Safety Division of the Workers’ Compensation Commission is the governing body.
Employers may conduct drug or alcohol testing to their job applicants who already have been awarded an actual offer for employment.
Testing must conform to Department of Transportation procedures and regulations to include only amphetamines, cocaine, marijuana, PCP and opiates as well as alcohol.
All drug testing required by the employer as per policy shall be at the employer’s expense. As an exception, additional tests not required by the employer are payable by the employee or job applicant.
Employer may take adverse employment action without restrictions based on a confirmed positive test result.
Employers are required to provide relevant educational materials to all employees regarding how to maintain a drug-free workplace. Employees are required to sign an acknowledgment of receipt for said material.
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