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Drug Testing Fairbanks, AK

Fairbanks, Alaska Drug Testing


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About Fairbanks, Alaska

Fairbanks is the borough seat of Alaska’s Fairbanks North Star Borough. The city has a population of over 32,000 people. Slightly smaller than the state of New Jersey, the Fairbanks North Star Borough encompasses the entire Fairbanks Metro Area. Some cities in the metro area are North Pole, Fox, and Two Rivers.

 

Fairbanks is home to a number of attractions and events all year round. In the summer, people from outside of Alaska primarily arrive on summer cruise lines that offer packages with travel included to Fairbanks. The Midnight Sun Game brings crowds on the summer solstice. It is a baseball game played after 10pm on the solstice since 1906. The Northern Lights, ice sculpting, and winter sports draw tourists in the winter.

 

Facts about Fairbanks

  • Fairbanks was named by city founder E.T. Barnette in honor of Sen. Charles W. Fairbanks of Indiana, who would go on to serve as Theodore Roosevelt’s vice president.
  • The Fort Knox mine has produced several million ounces of gold since it opened in 1996.
  • The aurora borealis can be visible in Fairbanks for approximately 200 days a year, roughly from mid-September to April.
  • The shortest day of the year in Fairbanks is Dec. 21, the winter solstice, when there is only 3 hours, 43 minutes, of official daylight.

 

SAMHSA Report for Alaska

Reports published by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration estimate that there are 53,000 people over the age of 12 who are dependent or abuse illicit drugs or alcohol in Alaska. Though Fairbanks is nowhere near epidemic levels, drug testing and drug free workplace programs help to directly address substance abuse issues in a community.

 

 

Stand Alone Random Drug and Alcohol Testing Programs in Fairbanks

Often companies with over 12 employees will opt for a stand alone program. This is a random testing pool from a single company. Random drug and alcohol testing programs are available for bus companies, private fleets, and for-hire carriers. 25% of your company’s drivers must be tested for drugs annually and 10% of your drivers must be tested for alcohol.

 

Alcohol Specific Testing in Fairbanks, Alaska

US Drug Test Centers in Fairbanks can also run alcohol specific tests. These include a variety of urine tests, hair tests, and breath alcohol testing. The EtG hair test measures the average ingestion of Ethyl Alcohol over a three month period. While this does not detect current impairment it can indicate a behavioral issue. 

 

Employers are Responsible for Maintaining a Drug-free Work Environment in Fairbanks

It is every employer’s duty to ensure a safe and healthful working condition for all employees. A workplace should be a safe place where all employees can perform their duties with minimum risks. Employers need to establish a program that will ensure that all employees are not in any potential danger arising from injuries or accident due to alcohol and drug misuse.

 

Supervisors must be appropriately trained to identify signs and symptoms of drug and alcohol use. Pre-employment test, Reasonable Suspicion/Cause test, Random test, Return-to-duty test, Follow-up, and Post-Accident are all examples of situations in which a drug or alcohol test might be given by an employer.

 

Drug-Free Workplace Policy and Programs

Employers need to establish a program that will ensure that all employees are not in any potential danger arising from injuries or accident due to alcohol and drug misuse. It is every employer’s duty to ensure a safe and healthful working condition for all employees. Employees must take reasonable care for their own health and safety and that of others, and cooperate with the employer with respect to action taken by the employer to comply with company alcohol and drug policy regulations.

 

US Drug Test Centers offers different drug free workplace programs. We can talk with your company to help put a drug free workplace program in place by creating a drug-free policy manual, setting up management with online drug free workplace training, enrolling all employees into random drug testing programs and more. We also give your company access to our cloud based software that allows you to schedule employee drug testing anywhere in the country 24/7!

 

Fairbanks’ Most Accurate Drug or Alcohol Testing

How do I know if the test is accurate? All of US Drug Test Centers' specimens go to a SAMHSA certified laboratory for testing. SAMHSA has an active advisory board that keeps its employees and administrators abreast of current and changing laws when it comes to drug testing. There are Mandatory Guidelines for Federal Workplace Drug Testing Programs that must carry consistencies throughout every agency and company that SAMHSA laboratories supplies. The advisory board has professionals that are uniquely qualified in their respective fields to review scientific evidence in the area of drug and alcohol treatment and testing practices.

 

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Testing options may vary on a site by site basis. Additional fees may apply depending on your location.

9 Testing locations in Fairbanks, Alaska

1405 Kellum Street

Fairbanks, Alaska 99701

Phone: 866-566-0261

1008 16th Ave Ste 100

Fairbanks, Alaska 99701

Phone: 866-566-0261

1867 Airport Way Ste 130b

Fairbanks, Alaska 99701

Phone: 866-566-0261

1626 30th Avenue

Fairbanks, Alaska 99701

Phone: 866-566-0261

1867 Airport Way

Fairbanks, Alaska 99701

Phone: 866-566-0261

1919 Lathrop Street Ste 125

Fairbanks, Alaska 99701

Phone: 866-566-0261

2301 Peger Road

Fairbanks, Alaska 99709

Phone: 866-566-0261

1275 Sadler Way

Fairbanks, Alaska 99701

Phone: 866-566-0261

1001 Noble St

Fairbanks, Alaska 99701

Phone: 866-566-0261