Topeka, Kansas Drug Testing
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About Topeka, Kansas
Topeka is both the county seat of Shawnee County and the state capital of Kansas. The city has a population of over 127,000 people. The Topeka Metro Area consists of Jackson, Jefferson, Osage, Shawnee, and Wabaunsee counties. Some principal cities in the area are Auburn, Holton, Osage City, and Silver Lake.
The state government employs one-fifth of the working population in Topeka. However, most of the working population participates in the educational, health, and social services industries. More than one-tenth of employees are in the retail trade industry.
There are numerous sites to see in Topeka. Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site and the Kansas State Capitol building are some of the historical attractions. Topeka is also home to the Kansas Children's Discovery Center in Gage Park, the Combat Air Museum at Forbes Field, and the Topeka Zoo.
Facts about Topeka
- The name Topeka is a Kansa-Osage sentence that means "place where we dug potatoes", or "a good place to dig potatoes".
- In 1989 Topeka became a motorsports mecca with the opening of Heartland Park Topeka.
- The city, laid out in 1854, was one of the Free-State towns founded by Eastern antislavery men immediately after the passage of the Kansas–Nebraska Bill.
- Home to the first African-American kindergarten west of the Mississippi River, Topeka became the home of Oliver Brown, the named plaintiff in Brown v. Board of Education.
SAMHSA Report for Kansas
Reports published by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration estimate that there are 207,000 people over the age of 12 who are dependent or abuse illicit drugs or alcohol in Kansas. Though Topeka 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 Topeka. 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 Topeka
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 Topeka, Kansas
Our Healthcare Professional Panel is also available in Topeka. 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.
Topeka’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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