New Haven, Connecticut Drug Testing
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About New Haven, Connecticut
New Haven is located in New Haven County, Connecticut. The city has a population of over 130,000 people. New Haven is part of the New York Metro Area. The Greater New Haven area include West Haven, Branford, Hamden, Stratford, Shelton, and Bridgeport, among others.
The Industries sectors in New Haven are agriculture, construction and mining, manufacturing, transportation and utilities, trade, finance and real estate, services, and government. The Knights of Columbus, Hubbell, and Amphenol are 3 Fortune 500 companies based in the area. Yale and Yale-New Haven are the largest employers.
New Haven hosts many free music events throughout the summer. The New Haven Symphony Orchestra, the July Free Concerts on the Green in July, and the New Haven Jazz Festival. The jazz festival takes place in August and is one of the longest running free outdoor festivals in the United State, only being cancelled for a single year in 2007.
Facts about New Haven
- New Haven Green was built large enough to accommodate the number of people who would be spared in the Second Coming of Christ, 144,000.
- Claire Danes, Jodie Foster, Lupita Nyong’o, Sigourney Weaver, and Meryl Streep all graduated from Yale.
- The Collegiate School changed its name after a large donation from the former governor of Madras and merchant with the British East India Company, Elihu Yale.
- America’s very first public tree planting program was in New Haven.
SAMHSA Report for Connecticut
Reports published by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration estimate that there are 257,000 people over the age of 12 who are dependent or abuse illicit drugs or alcohol in Connecticut. Though New Haven 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 New Haven
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 New Haven, Connecticut
US Drug Test Centers in New Haven 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 New Haven
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!
New Haven’s 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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