Recent testing has
been 30% to 50%
has been 90%
Some employers decide to drug test employees for
a variety of reasons, such as deterring and detecting drug use, as well as
providing concrete evidence for intervention, referral to treatment and/or
disciplinary action. Before deciding to conduct testing, employers should
consider a few factors, including
:Who will be tested? Options may include all staff, job applicants and/or employees in
When will tests be
conducted? Possibilities including pre-employment, upon reasonable
suspicion or for cause, post-accident, randomly, periodically and
Which drugs will be tested for?
Options including testing applicants and employees for illegal drugs and testing
employees for a broader range of substance, including alcohol and certain
How will tests be conducted?
Different testing modes are available, and many states have laws that dictate
which may and may not be used.
Legislative Library, St. Paul, MN 612-296-3398
SAID Item No.:
Topic(s): Laws and
Sub-topic(s): State Laws and
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