Chicago, Illinois Drug Testing
Our testing locations do not accept payment and require a drug test order form at the time of testing. Please click the "Order a Test" button to order your test. Once your order has been processed, your drug test order form will be emailed to you.
US Drug Test Centers has the most drug testing locations in the Chicagoland area. We offer a variety of drug tests that are fast, affordable, accurate, and convenient. Not only can we perform drug testing in the Chicagoland area, but also nationwide. Give our office a call to get scheduled today!
Nationwide Immediate Service
Both employers and individuals often find situations where they need to order a drug test for immediate service or on going service for themselves or their employees. US Drug Test Centers is a nationwide company with over 20,000 locations ready to serve you, no matter where you are! Just one phone call to 866-566-0261 can arrange immediate drug or alcohol testing. Call today for service and get your drug testing completed. Our drug and alcohol testing services are provided for individuals needing drug testing for probation, court ordered testing, self-testing, drug testing of teenagers and more. For employers and staffing agencies, our drug testing centers can arrange for an immediate drug test for your applicant or employee anywhere in the country. Call 866-566-0261 for immediate service.
Drug and Alcohol Testing Is Serious Business For Your Business
The federal government estimates that drug and alcohol abuse in the workplace and its related events, costs American businesses up to $80 billion a year, and that is just in lost productivity alone. According to government statistics, employees who use drugs are three times more likely to be late to work, over three-and-a-half times more likely to be involved in a workplace accident, and five times more likely to file workers' compensation claims.
US Drug Test Centers is a nationwide network of testing centers whose mission is to provide your business with immediate testing solutions for your Drug and alcohol testing and drug-free workplace needs. We provide complete DOT drug testing and compliance programs, and drug-free workplace program needs, as well as being able to establish an ongoing drug testing and drug-free workplace program for your business.
DOT Compliant Drug & Alcohol Testing Programs
If you are a DOT-regulated company and need to have a DOT compliant drug and alcohol program in place, US Drug Test Centers are the professionals in establishing and servicing DOT compliant testing programs for the transportation industry. We strictly adhere to DOT compliance standards in all of our testing, which means when you use US Drug Test Centers, you can be rest assured that your program will pass a DOT audit anytime.
We Provide DOT-Compliant Testing Services to the Following Industries
US Drug Test Centers are here to provide DOT-compliant drug and alcohol testing and drug-free workplace programs to DOT regulated industries such as:
- Trucking Industry
- Aviation Industry
- Railroad Industry
- Public Transportation
- Pipeline Industry
- Maritime Industry
About Chicago, Illinois
The City of Chicago is the county seat of Cook County, Illinois. It is the third largest city in the United States with a population of over 2,700,000 people. The Chicago Metro Area consists of Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, and Will counties in Illinois and Lake County, Indiana. Aurora, Elgin, Joliet, Kenosha, and Naperville are other large cities in the area.
The city of Chicago is home to 12 Fortune Global 500 companies and 17 Financial Times 500 companies. It is one of the major financial centers of the world. Manufacturing, printing, publishing, and food processing are other important industries in the city.
There are many parks, museums, and attractions in Chicago. Lincoln Park has a zoo and a conservatory. The River North Gallery District features one the nation's largest concentration of contemporary art galleries. Museum of Science and Industry is located in Hyde Park.
Facts about Chicago
- Chicago was where the first fission reaction was created by a group of scientists working with physicist Enrico Fermi, under the football stands of the University of Chicago's stadium.
- Chicago is located almost equally distant from the Pacific and Atlantic oceans.
- Chicago has the largest collection of Impressionist paintings in the world, outside of the Louvre museum in Paris.
- Chicago is home to the world's first skyscraper, the Home Insurance Company, which was built in 1885.
SAMHSA Report for Illinois
Reports published by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration estimate that there are 820,000 people over the age of 12 who are dependent or abuse illicit drugs or alcohol in Illinois. Though Chicago is nowhere near epidemic levels, drug testing and drug free workplace programs help to directly address substance abuse issues in a community.
Immediate Service Available for DOT Random Testing Programs
Same day service is available to enroll in our DOT random consortium for owner operators and small trucking companies in Chicago. Certificates of compliance are issued same day when drivers are enrolled into our consortium pool or a stand-alone pool. Programs can be set up immediately. Contact US Drug Test Centers to quickly set up a consortium pool or a stand-alone pool. US Drug Test Centers has a special program for owner operators to participate in our random testing consortium. Same day service is available to enroll in our DOT Random Consortium.
DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing Program Compliance in Chicago
There are many specific components a company must have in place in order to be compliant with DOT regulations. US Drug Test Centers can guarantee your company will be in compliance by assisting in the creation of the follow documents, policies, and procedures:
- Designated Employer Representative (DER)
- Written Policy
- Regulations on file
- Pre-employment Testing
- Random, Post-Accident, Reasonable Suspicion, Return to Duty and Follow-up Testing
- Employee Education
- Supervisor Training
- Previous Employer Checks
- Removal of employees from safety sensitive positions when positive or refusal to test
- Substance Abuse Professional
Employees are Responsible for Their Safety and the Safety of Others
Employees must take reasonable care for their own health and safety and that of others. They must cooperate with the employer when actions are taken to comply with company alcohol and drug policy regulations. It is considered a good practice for employers to remove employees from their act of duty immediate when they have failed the drug test or reported for services under the influence of alcohol or illicit drugs.
Healthcare Professional Drug and Alcohol Testing in Chicago, Illinois
Our Healthcare Professional Panel is also available in Chicago. This panel tests for specific, highly addictive prescription medications that are readily accessible to workers in this field. This is a urine test which determines the presence or absence of the most abused prescription drugs or their metabolites. Our Healthcare Professional Panel is also an excellent standard for allied health students.
Chicago’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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