Category Archives: Testing Info

12 Dec

Drug Testing is going Electronic with eCCF

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Drug Testing is going Electronic with eCCF Drug screening employees is going electronic and becoming a streamlined process with electronic chain of custody forms (eCCF). This is an electronic version of a multi-part, paper chain of custody form (CCF). A traditional chain of custody form is a five-part carbon copy form. Using an eCCF creates a simpler

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26 Apr

Drug Addiction

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Drug addiction is a relapsing disease of the brain that causes compulsive drug seeking and use. Drug addiction is chronic and leads to destructive consequences for the user as well as the people around them. As a result of addiction, the brain changes over time and makes it problematic for the user to resist the intense

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21 Apr

Hair Testing: The Controversy and the Facts

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Late last year the American Trucking Association tried to convince Congress to pass legislation that would substitute hair testing for urinalysis as the standard for drug testing. The bill that the truckers urged Congress to amend was The Drug Free Commercial Act of 2015 (H.R. 1467/S. 806). Predictably, some in the trucking industry opposed the

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20 Apr

International Drug Testing

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International Drug Testing AMC Drug Testing has more than 25,000 collection sites nationwide in the United States, alone. We also offer international drug testing in various parts of the world such as Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, China, the Caribbean, Europe, Eastern Europe, India, the Middle East, North America, South America, and the United Kingdom.

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21 Dec

DOT FMCSA Annual Percentage Rate Requirement

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DOT FMCSA Annual Percentage Rate Requirement Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Annual Random Controlled Substances Testing Percentage Rate for Calendar Year 2016 AGENCY: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of program change. SUMMARY: The FMCSA announces, pursuant to 49 CFR 382.305, that it is reducing the minimum annual percentage rate for random

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13 Nov

Negative Dilute

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NEGATIVE DILUTE FACT SHEET  Creatinine is a naturally occurring waste product found in all human urine, if a specimen is found to have no creatinine it is not human urine.  The following are the parameters that determine whether or not a specimen is normal or dilute:    If a urine specimen falls

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29 Oct

DOT Drug Testing & the National Transportation Atlas Databases

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The U.S. Department of Transportation has recently released the 2015 edition of the National Transportation Atlas Databases. This database will show the entire country’s transportation infrastructure and how it is compiled. Using this database, transportation companies can gain insightful knowledge into the inner workings of the roadways. This database is necessary to ensure that safety

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21 Mar

Urine Drug Test

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Urine Drug Test Although there are several methods used to test for drug and alcohol use, the urine drug test remains the most common, convenient and affordable testing method. Urine testing can be used for alcohol and a wide range of illicit drugs. At AMC, we offer urine drug testing products and services for businesses,

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21 Mar

Employee Screening Services

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Potential employees are not always honest on job applications, resumes and CVs. In a difficult job market, many are more willing to lie or embellish to get the edge over the competition. Unfortunately, when employees lie about their past experience, education, or criminal history, the company pays the price. At AMC, we offer employee screening

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