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Positive Drug Test

If there is a case where a line does not appear next to a substance, inform applicant of the findings and give them an opportunity to admit to use or to deny and submit the sample to a lab for further analysis. If they admit guilt you may make note of it on application and part ways at this time. If they want to submit for further analysis there is a chain of custody that must be followed. All steps should be completed in front of applicant so that the specimen never leaves the sight of either party.

# Fill out Chain of Custody form completely
# Remove Container Seal sticker from Chain of Custody form
# Both Manager and applicant initial Container Seal and affix to cup
# Give applicant Donor Copy (last page) of Chain of Custody
# Put cup in clear specimen bag and seal – there are two compartments, one for cup and one for paperwork
# Put specimen bag in protective box and then put in pre-addressed FedEx bag
# Drop at nearest FedEx drop off or call in a pick up

Please call S1-Safety 1st after your first test sent to MRO … they will walk you through just to be sure!!!!!!

NOTE: You CAN NOT send a urine sample if
(1) the temperature reading is below 90 degrees or above 100 degrees
(2) If the specimen is below the required amount
(3) If they are unwilling to sign Chain of Custody.

If employee is unwilling to sign Chain of Custody – make note and send them on their way. Lab will not perform test without signature.

 VIDEO! Visit to watch a short video on how to handle a positive result.

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