Work place drug addiction is increasing in number. People who are working have to face many stresses and rush from higher authorities. It is usual in all work places. People who cannot manage with stress and colleagues are getting addicted to drugs. Carrying drugs and alcohol to the work place is easily done by those people. Drug addicted worker will spoil the whole environment and the production of the company.
As the drug addiction problem have created many issues in the company more over company have to face a lot of problems and pay insurance for the workers in the case of accidents and injury. A company feels to eliminate the drug nuisance from the workplace. Hence they have widely accepted the rapid drug screen at workplace which is imposed by the federal government.
Drug testing at work place possess both pros and cons. Positive attitude of drug testing at work place aims to eliminate drug from the company. Negative feedback of the drug testing is that workers are being discriminated and false results will terminate the worker from the job. Hence drug testing at work place should be carried out at random manner such that it must not discriminate any worker.
Drug testing employee can be done at hiring process which is termed as pre employment drug screen. This had reduced the risk of the company. Employment drug screening which are carried out in the random manner is based on the mere lot system.
Drug rapid screen are carried out at the work place so that results can be obtained rapidly. Now a days instant test are preferred than lab method because lab method needs transportation of samples from the collection site to the testing place. This has replaced by the kit test method. Drug testing kit requires only less manual power and very less time.