RICOVR Healthcare recently answered these questions with independent third-party research of 200 employers across industries and focused on HR management professionals as respondents. Highlights of the research are below.
Amid legalization a majority said it was important to maintain a marijuana- (THC) free workplace to maintain safety. This means prohibiting use before coming to work or during work hours .
Almost half of employers are in the process or have updated their workplace marijuana drug policy as a result of legalization .
A significant amount of employers are conducting pre-employment, under suspicion, random, and post incident or accident THC testing .
A majority of employers are using an off-site facility (e.g. Quest Diagnostics) to conduct THC testing and many are using Third Party Administrators .
The vast majority of employers are using a urine-based THC test .
It takes most employers from 1 to 5 days to get a THC test result back .
A strong majority of employers are comfortable with using saliva as the test sample for marijuana (THC) .
A majority of employers would likely purchase XALIVA THC rapid drug test .
Many employers had comments about XALIVA THC :