Warnings for Hurricane Florence continue to be in effect for the states of North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. The storm is expected to strike the North Carolina/South Carolina coast on Thursday, September 13th and move inland over the Research Triangle Park, NC; location of Labcorp’s main testing facility. Lab-related service interruptions and/or delays may occur, as hazardous travel conditions are expected in storm affected areas.
DOT TO ADD SYNTHETIC OPIOIDS TO EXISTING DRUG TEST PANEL ON JAN 1ST
USDOT will begin testing CDL holders and other safety sensitive transportation employees for prescription opioids, namely Hydrocodone, Hydromorphone, Oxycodone and Oxymorphone.
The DOT announced it is adding these drugs to the existing urine test panel to be consistent with the Dept of Health & Human Services mandatory guidelines and “as a response to a national problem that can affect transportation safety.”
No new Chain of Custody forms will be required until possibly mid year 2018.
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