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Posted: November 15, 2018, 12:35 pm

ESPN

Delegation to inspect Russian lab
ESPN
BAKU, Azerbaijan -- The World Anti-Doping Agency says Russia will allow an international delegation to inspect its shuttered drug-testing lab this month. The visit is part of a deal between WADA and the Russian government that allowed Russia's anti ...
Moscow doping lab to be opened for WADA visitMinneapolis Star Tribune

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Posted: November 15, 2018, 9:26 am

ESPN

Manuel Charr to serve six-month suspension for failed drug tests
ESPN
The World Boxing Association has suspended its "regular" heavyweight champion, Manuel Charr (31-4, 17 KO), for six months stemming from his positive drug tests prior to a scheduled bout against Fres Oquendo (37-8, 24 KO) on Sept. 29. Epitrenbolone and ...

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Posted: November 15, 2018, 3:39 am

Firehouse.com (press release) (blog)

FL Firefighters Agree to Drug Test Change
Firehouse.com (press release) (blog)
Hillsborough County firefighters have agreed to a new three-year contract that includes random drug testing for five personnel every two weeks. Nov. 14, 2018. 0. Tweet. Share. Unable to load video. Hillsborough County firefighters have agreed to a ...

Posted: November 14, 2018, 10:05 pm

JD Supra (press release)

OSHA clarifies permissibility of post-accident drug testing, safety ...
JD Supra (press release)
For years, employers assumed they were entitled to drug-test employees after they were injured or were involved in a workplace accident … then things became ...
OSHA fines Montgomery-based steel company for safety hazardsAL.com

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Posted: November 13, 2018, 11:52 pm

EMS1.com

Fla. county responders to face random drug testing for first time
EMS1.com
Hillsborough County firefighters and paramedics will be subject to random drug testing for the first time under a new collective bargaining agreement approved this week by Hillsborough County commissioners. The contract, which has been ratified by the ...
Boy, 14 months old, drowns in pool at home in BrandonTampa Bay Times

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Posted: November 13, 2018, 4:56 pm

Fleet Owner

Opioids, marijuana complicate drug testing policies
Fleet Owner
Between the opioid epidemic we hear about in the media and the conflict between federal law and state laws regarding marijuana use, now is a good time for fleets to review their drug use and testing policies. Let's start with marijuana. Despite being ...

Posted: November 13, 2018, 1:28 pm

CDLLife

Megacarriers are one step closer to requiring stricter drug testing for all truckers
CDLLife
Mega trucking carriers are one step closer in fulfilling a goal of requiring stricter drug testing for all truckers. The recent passage the Opioid Crisis Response Act of 2018, which was signed by President Trump on October 24, will allow organizations ...

Posted: November 11, 2018, 10:13 pm

Tampa Bay Times

Hillsborough firefighters, paramedics to face random drug testing for first time
Tampa Bay Times
TAMPA — Hillsborough County firefighters and paramedics will be subject to random drug testing for the first time under a new collective bargaining agreement approved this week by Hillsborough County commissioners. The contract, which has been ...

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Posted: November 9, 2018, 8:51 pm

Drug testing legislation to include hair-sample testing for truck drivers
FreightWaves
A Morgan Stanley report also notes that by 2020 driver drug testing information is proposed to be stored in a centralized database to ease record sharing between carriers, which means that one test failure could keep a driver out of the market for all ...

Posted: October 29, 2018, 9:37 pm

Safety+Health magazine

Incentive programs, post-incident drug testing not prohibited under electronic recordkeeping rule, OSHA says
Safety+Health magazine
Washington — Post-incident drug testing and safety incentive programs are not prohibited under the anti-retaliation provisions in OSHA's electronic recordkeeping rule, the agency has clarified in an Oct. 11 memorandum sent to regional administrators ...
OSHA Hears Manufacturers' Concerns: Memorandum on Drug Testing and Incentive ProgramsShopfloor

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Posted: October 17, 2018, 7:24 pm