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DOT Publishes Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for Electronic Signatures, Forms, and Storage for Drug and Alcohol Testing Records

On August 5, 2022, The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) issued an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM), Federal Register Vol. 87, No. 150 (pages 47951-47956).    The ANPRM requests comments from the public, specifically DOT-regulated employers and their service agents who implement and administer drug and alcohol testing programs required […]

WorkforceQA & Hamilton Robinson have joined forces

December 21, 2021 – Stamford, CT – Hamilton Robinson Capital Partners, together with management, has recapitalized WorkforceQA, a leading tech-enabled Third-Party Administrator (TPA) of employee compliance solutions focused on regulated and safety-sensitive industries. Headquartered in Salt Lake City, UT, the company serves many of the largest trucking, airline, logistics and […]

TRAQ Tips: Download MIS Report

  Employers subject to DOT drug testing regulations may be required to submit their annual MIS report. Generating and downloading your MIS Report is easy in TRAQ. Follow the steps below: After logging in, on the TRAQ main menu click the Mis Report button.     Typically, the MIS Report […]

Drug Testing Methods: a Comparison

When crafting a drug-free workplace policy and program it’s important to know the different types of laboratory-based testing options that are available, how they differ, and when they should be used. Below is a summary of the three most prevalent testing methods: Urine, Hair, and Oral Fluid. Each has its […]

DOT Non-Negative Result: The Process

A non-negative result reported by the laboratory may mean several different things—drugs detected in the specimen, the specimen is adulterated or substituted, or the specimen is invalid for testing. A non-negative result requires that a Medical Review Officer (MRO) must interview the donor and make a test result determination before […]

CCF & eCCF: What is the difference?

What is a CCF? CCF stands for Custody and Control Form and it is used to collect and track a drug test. The form establishes a record of the control and transfer of a drug testing specimen, typically from a donor to the collector, to the lab, and eventually documents […]

Transition to the new Federal Custody and Control Form (CCF): Avoid Delays

U.S Department of Health and Human Services has issued a revised Custody and Control Form (CCF) for federal testing programs, including DOT-mandated drug testing. After August 30, 2021, only the new CCF can be used. If the previous version is used after this date, results may be delayed and memoranda […]

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TRAQ Tips: Random Testing

Tracking random testing progress is easy in TRAQ. Quickly view random selections, completed tests, and yearly numbers by accessing the Randoms section.   After logging in, on the main menu click the Randoms button to view info about your random testing program.     To view random selections, scroll down to […]

The Drug Testing Process: How does it work?

There are 3 steps to a drug test: Collection, Laboratory analysis, and MRO. As an employer, it is important that you understand these steps and the role they play when managing an effective and efficient drug testing program. Read below for details on each important step in the drug testing […]

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