Kentucky Drug Testing
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Kentucky, the bluegrass state has been hit by a growing epidemic. Heroin has been an issue in Kentucky; recently Fentanyl has posed even larger problems. Classified as a schedule II narcotic, Fentanyl is 50 times more addictive than heroin. Cities in Kentucky including Louisville and Lexington have been it the hardest. Kentucky is in the top ten states for opioid addiction and related overdoses. High rates of drug use hurt the entire community. US Drug Test Center offers online drug test information and resources for you or someone you know.
Kentucky employers have the right to enforce a drug free workplace to ensure productivity and safety. Employers who wish to participate in work compensation programs may test employees under reasonable suspicion of use of drugs or alcohol, following an accident that took place at the workplace, as a follow up to a rehabilitation program or at random. Employers may also request an alcohol test upon initial employment or for the reasons listed previously. US Drug Test Centers I Kentucky makes this easy. In some situations same day testing may be available for employers and individuals seeking testing.
With 120 counties in Kentucky and over 300 locations, there is a US Drug Test Center near you. Jefferson County including Louisville with 44 locations (one conveniently located off S Fourth in the heart of downtown and in zip codes 40218, 40203, 40213, 40217, 40218, 40223, 40291, and 40214), 25 in Lexington (off Nicholasville Rd. behind the University of Kentucky Arboretum) and even Somerset in Pulaski County where we have 5 locations. Other counties and cities with a location include; Kenton, Boone, and Warren and Hardin.
320 Testing locations in Kentucky
Available Testing Methods in Kentucky • Court Ordered Drug Testing • Pre-Employment Drug Screening Testing • DOT Drug Testing • DOT Random Drug Testing Consortiums • ETG Alcohol Testing • Hair Follicle Drug Testing • Self-Drug or Individual Drug Testing • Urine Drug Testing (DOT or non-DOT) • Teenager (School) Drug Testing • Probation Drug Testing
Marijuana is the third most popular recreational drug in Kentucky behind only alcohol and tobacco. For employers Kentucky has a drug free workplace program - 803 KAR 25:280. Certification of drug-free workplace. The regulations for a Drug-Free Workplace 803 KAR 25:280 were adopted on June 6, 2008. This regulation establishes the requirements for employers to apply and be certified by the Department of Workers’ Claims for implementing a drug-free workplace program. Maintaining a drug-free workplace demonstrates an employer’s willingness to promote social responsibility while providing a safe working environment for the employees and in exchange, the employer may be eligible and receive economic benefits such as a 5% discount on their workers’ compensation insurance premium.
Requirements for a certified Kentucky Drug-Free Workplace Program: 1. Written Policy 2. Education and Training 3. Employee Assistance Program (EAP) 4. Alcohol and Drug Testing 5. Confidentiality of Records 6. Certification
The Application Requirements for the Kentucky certified Drug-Free Workplace Program: • Written Policy • Distribution of documents to employees • A statement identifying alcohol and drug tests • Statement posted at place of employment • A statement describing the Employer’s Assistance Program (EAP) • A description of the alcohol and substance abuse education and awareness training program • A statement describing the confidentiality
For the Kentucky certified drug-free workplace program an eleven panel test is required: • Amphetamines • Cannabinoids/THC • Cocaine • Opiate • Phencyclidine (PCP) • Benzodiazepines • Propoxyphene • Methaqualone • Methadone • Barbiturates • Synthetic narcotics (expanded opiates)
Specific to the Mining industry is a requirement for a drug free workplace written policy. In mining, 0.04 is alcohol positive. At least 5% workers comp premium discount exists for mining operation with qualified Drug Free workplace including an EAP. A company that is a licensee of the Office of Mine Safety and Licensing (OMSL) can submit a written copy of their drug free work place program to OMSL for certification. To learn more about this certification, click here. If the program is certified by OMSL, then the licensee must submit proof of certification to KEMI to receive a 5% credit on their workers' compensation insurance premium. The program must remain in place the entire policy term to earn the credit.
US Drug Test Centers works with attorneys in Kentucky to assist for drug testing for their clients. Attorneys often need to order drug tests for divorce cases, child custody cases and accident investigations.
If you need a drug test today in Kentucky, call today. Our network facilities including all LabCorp facilities and all Quest Diagnostics facilities are available for immediate drug testing with one phone call to schedule. Drug and alcohol tests are available for individuals and for employers in all areas of Kentucky.
Testing options may vary on a site by site basis. Additional fees may apply depending on your location.
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