New Chain of Custody Form

As many of you know by now (hopefully), beginning July 1, 2018, all DOT mandated drug tests must be done using the new chain of custody and control form. This is just one of the new changes to the DOT testing program, but it’s never too early to start preparing! If you’re one of our clients utilizing out-of-network facilities for DOT drug testing, or if you plan on setting up any new locations...
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DOT Expanded Opiates- What You Need to Know

On November 13, 2017, The Department of Transportation published a final rule in the Federal Register, adding four semi-synthetic opiates to the DOT drug test panel. It also added methylenedioxyamphetamine (MDA) as an initial test analyte and removed the testing of methylenedioxyethylamphetaime (MDEA). Since the final rule was published, we’ve been answering a lot of questions from our clients...
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DOT Compliant Supervisor Training

CCM has recently updated our supervisor training material on our website! All current customers should be able to use their existing login credentials to access this area of the website. If you have any questions/concerns regarding your login credentials or are having any difficulty accessing the training pages, please call us at 314-963-3404 or email justin@ccm-drugtest.com. What You Need to...
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Unused Opioids: How Many is too Many?

In 2015, there were 33,000 opioid related deaths in the United States. Of those 33,000, roughly half were involving a prescription opioid. A group of accredited researchers carried out a study to monitor the defined behavior of patients prescribed opiates following a wisdom teeth removal surgery. Variables included a control group- patients were given instructions for proper dosage, along with a...
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DOT Expanded Opiates

While the proposed rule changes don’t go into effect until later this year, it’s crucial that DOT regulated employers update their policies to best handle the addition of hydrocodone, hydromorphone, oxycodone and oxymorphone to the DOT testing panel. Over the last four years, synthetic opioid related deaths have doubled across the country, year over year. Based on national...
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Hello World

First blog posting. This is a sample...
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