Augusta is a consolidated city-county on the eastern border of Georgia. It has a population of over 190,000. The Augusta-Richmond Metro Area includes Richmond, Lincoln, Burke, Mcduffie, and Columbia counties. The metro area has cities in both Georgia and South Carolina. The largest of these are Martinez, Georgia Pop; Evans, Georgia; North Augusta, South Carolina; and Grovetown, Georgia.
Augusta's top employers are Fort Gordon, Augusta University, and the Richmond County School System. There is a large manufacturing presence in Augusta with Textron Specialized Vehicles, Covidien, and International Paper all calling Augusta home.
There are numerous parks and gardens in Augusta. Almost all of them include bike and running paths, playgrounds, and sports facilities. Augusta is also home to baseball, rugby, and roller derby teams. The city is probably most famous for the Master's golf tournament, which is the first major tournament of the year for the pro tour.
Reports published by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration estimate that there are 629,000 people over the age of 12 who are dependent or abuse illicit drugs or alcohol in Georgia.hough Augusta is nowhere near epidemic levels, drug testing and drug free workplace programs help to directly address substance abuse issues in a community.
A drug-free facility benefits everyone in the workplace. Committing to a drug-free policy can also reduce your exposure to liability related to drug or alcohol related incidents. US Drug Test Centers can help your company implement and maintain a drug-free environment with our complete range of drug testing services.
We offer extremely fast results for DOT and non-DOT drug tests – 93% of our negative drug test results are reported in 24 to 48 hours. Instant testing for non-DOT programs are also available with same day negative result for drug testing Augusta GA.
US Drug Test Centers offer a variety of affordable online training programs for your supervisors. There are DOT and non-DOT courses. Your supervisors may have already taken online drug and alcohol training. These courses are revised and updated annually as new information becomes available. It is recommended that supervisor refresher training is completed every 12 to 18 months.
US Drug Test Centers can perform drug tests required by probation or court orders. This service can be provided on a daily basis or as necessary. Our drug testing specialists are committed to the highest standards. This ensures properly administered tests and accurate results for your drug test Augusta GA.
Our drug testing facilities in Augusta can perform immediate drug tests for individuals which may be required in the following situations: by court order, probation, divorce hearings, custody hearings, and in other legal and employment circumstances. Many attorneys work with our US Drug Test Centers to order DUI or child custody drug and or alcohol tests for their clients. We have over 7 drug testing centers in Augusta for your convenience. These drug tests are done the same day that they are requested and the results are usually delivered quickly.
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 Employee 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.Have more questions? Visit our FAQs page for answers about drug screening Augusta GA!
We are your complete drug-free workplace solution for employers. We provide drug testing for all reasons such as pre-employment, random, reasonable suspicion, post-accident, and return to duty. We have a state-of-the-art cloud-based software that allows you to order drug testing 24/7, store all drug test results and chain of custody forms (forever), and you can see the status of all completed drug testing. We have random drug and alcohol testing consortiums and follow all DOT rules and regulations to direct your company in the right direction to stay in compliance. We can create drug-free workplace policy manuals specific to your company’s needs, and we provide online trainings. Our online trainings are perfect for company Supervisors to learn what signs to look for if someone might be under the influence. We also have trainings that explain what Supervisors should know about the DOT rules and regulations in regards to the drug and alcohol testing program. We are a part of the Drug and Alcohol Testing Industry Association (DATIA), and we always stay up to date with all drug testing-related rules and regulations. If you have any questions about state-specific laws regarding drug and alcohol testing, please contact our office and one of our team members will be glad to help you. If your company would like more information regarding setting up a corporate account you can set up an account online or contact us at 866-566-0261.
This material is intended for informational purposes only and should not be relied upon for legal guidance. State & local laws change frequently and vary greatly. These are state & local laws and do not over rule the federal Department of Transportation laws & policies. Readers are advised to consult with their legal counsel or industry experts before acting based on this information. Last Updated Dec 2022