2019 Update: Marijuana In The Workplace - Blueline Services Background Check and Drug Testing Trusted Company
2019 Update: Marijuana In The Workplace

Over 80% of employers are concerned about safety in the workplace with regards to marijuana's recreational legalization in many states, according to Current Consulting Group's 2019 employer survey. One of the biggest worries or impacts following marijuana's legalization is the potential for high costs at employers'...

What Exactly Is A Substance Abuse Professional - DOT Drug Testing Regulated - Blueline Services
What Exactly Is A Substance Abuse Professional?

A Substance Abuse Professional or SAP plays a very important role in drug and alcohol testing and keeping an effective drug-free workplace program. Certain safety-sensitive positions require employers to have a designed SAP, like those that are under Department of Transportation regulation. However, it is...

Pennsylvania's Landmark Clean Slate Act Now In Effect
Pennsylvania’s Clean Slate Act Now In Effect

The Clean Slate Act is now in effect in Pennsylvania. This means that Pennsylvania will now automatically seal misdemeanor records of those who were not found guilty, those whose charges were dropped, and those who committed low-level offenses if they have remained crime-free for 10...

Employers Speak Up About Illicit Opioid Use At Work
Employers Speak Up About Illicit Opioid Use At Work

The National Safety Council (NSC) recently commissioned the National Employer Survey to poll more than 500 U.S. employers to find out more about opioid use at the workplace. We thought that these statistics might be useful to consider as you strive to make or update your...

Drugged Driving On Our Roads - Marijuana - Blueline Services
Drug Impaired Drivers On Our Roads

We're all aware of the huge danger and problem that drunk driving can cause. Don't do it. Always have a designated driver. Call an Uber if necessary, etc. However, many people are unaware of another serious danger that is out on the roads as well: drug-impaired...

Oakland Becomes Second City In U.S. To Legalize Magic Mushrooms
Oakland Becomes 2nd City In U.S. To Legalize Magic Mushrooms

Earlier this week, the Oakland City Council voted unanimously to decriminalize adult use and possession of magic mushrooms (or psilocybin) and other psychoactive plants and fungi. This ruling follows Denver's similar ruling last month that also approved the legalization of psychedelic mushrooms. The psychedelic properties of...

How Will I Use The Drug And Alcohol Clearinghouse?
How Will I Use The Drug And Alcohol Clearinghouse?

With the Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse beginning on January 6th of 2020, we've received a lot of questions about what the clearinghouse will mean for different roles. To help answer some of those questions, we've included this chart the FMCSA created below that outlines what...