REMINDER: 2017 Version of the Federal Drug Testing Chain of Custody Form Expired on August 31st, 2023

As of August 31, 2023, the 2020/2023 Federal CCF must be used for DOT-regulated specimens.


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Implementing Best Practices for Pre-Employment Screening

Making smart hiring decisions can significantly decrease the costs associated with turnover. By establishing a strategic pre-screening process for employment candidates, you can minimize the likelihood of making a regrettable hiring decision. This approach not only mitigates obvious expenses but is also key in creating a safe workplace. Creating a […]

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 […]

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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