Duluth, Minnesota 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.
About Duluth, Minnesota
Duluth is the county seat of Saint Louis County, Minnesota. The city has a population of over 86,000 people, making it the second-largest city on the shores of Lake Superior. The Duluth Metro Area consists of Carlton County and Saint Louis County in Minnesota and the entirety of Douglas County, Wisconsin. The Twin ports of Duluth, Minnesota and Superior, Wisconsin make up the largest freshwater port in the world.
Duluth is a region center for health care, higher education, retail, and business services. It is also a major center for the transshipment of various cargoes. The Mid-Continent Ecology Division Laboratory and the University of Minnesota - Duluth have made Duluth a nationally recognized center for aquatic biology and aquatic science, which has led to the establishment of many companies of importance to the economy in the city.
Various attractions bring tourists to Duluth every year. The Great Lakes Aquarium is the nation's only all freshwater aquarium. Superior National Forest and the Boundary Waters Canoe Area are favorite wilderness destinations. You can also drive to Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada by following the highway north along Lake Superior.
Facts about Duluth
- Over 1000 ocean-going and freshwater ships travel through the Port of Duluth annually.
- More than 70 percent of Duluth students go on to college or post-secondary education.
- It is 2,342 freshwater miles from the Atlantic Ocean to Duluth via the Great Lakes/St. Lawrence Seaway.
- The annual John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon which starts in Duluth is 411 miles long
SAMHSA Report for Minnesota
Reports published by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration estimate that there are 360,000 people over the age of 12 who are dependent or abuse illicit drugs or alcohol in Minnesota. Though Duluth 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 Duluth. 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 Duluth
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 Duluth, Minnesota
Our Healthcare Professional Panel is also available in Duluth. 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.
Duluth'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 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.
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US Drug Test Centers
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.