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FMCSA Clearinghouse friend, or foe?
The new FMCSA Clearinghouse regulations that began in January of 2020 have been a much-needed success. An employer utilizes the Clearinghouse to determine whether current and prospective employees have incurred a drug or alcohol program violation that would prohibit them from performing safety-sensitive functions, including operating a CMV (Commercial Motor Vehicle) The Clearinghouse also provides…Read More
You don’t want to miss this conference!
MCC is excited to announce our first annual Drug and Alcohol Compliance Conference. This conference will cover topics related to DOT/FMCSA drug and alcohol testing, as well as topics such as drug trends and leadership. We will be bringing in two speakers directly from the FMCSA, to discuss the FMCSA Clearinghouse and best practices for…Read More
Thanksgiving Hours 2022
We have so much to be thankful for this year, and most of all we are thankful for YOU! Thank you so much for trusting MCC with your drug and alcohol compliance. Our team wishes you and your family a very happy Thanksgiving! Our offices will be closed this Thursday and Friday, November 24th and…Read More
4th Quarter Reasonable Suspicion Supervisor Training
4th Quarter Reasonable Suspicion Training When : Thursday November 10th at 9:00am Didn’t have time to catch one of our other classes this year? Reserve your spot now and finish 2022 strong! What is Reasonable Suspicion? Reasonable suspicion is described as a set of circumstances that give you reason to conduct a “fitness for…Read More
Yes! Drug testing works!
Can Your Business afford not to Drug Test? Pre-employment and random drug testing for employees can be time consuming. However, when deciding to test or not, one must consider the cost of workplace substance abuse that affects companies’ liability to the tune of billions of dollars annually. All industries can be affected by substance…Read More
3rd Quarter Reasonable Suspicion Supervisor Training Class
Join our 3rd quarter Reasonable Suspicion Supervisor Training course! When: Thursday August 18th from 9am to 11am What is Reasonable Suspicion? Reasonable suspicion is described as a set of circumstances that give you reason to conduct a “fitness for duty” assessment of an employee based on objective observations. Reasonable suspicion training is a requirement for…Read More
Fentanyl use increases
IS YOUR COMPANY DRUG TESTING FOR FENTANYL? Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid that is up to 50 times stronger than heroin and 100 times stronger than morphine. There are also fentanyl analogs, such as acetyl fentanyl, furanylfentanyl, and alfentanil, which are like fentanyl in chemical structure. Fentanyl and its analogs are a major contributor to fatal and…Read More
What constitutes a valid prescription?
What constitutes a valid prescription? A valid prescription is an order for drugs or medical supplies, written and signed and then transmitted by telephone, fax or other means of communication with a pharmacist. The licensed physician or practitioner must be authorized by law to prescribe and administer such drugs or medical supplies. The prescription must…Read More
Drug Take Back 2022
The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day provides a safe and responsible method for disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the public about the potential for abuse of medications. This year’s annual National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is April 30, 2022, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. You can take Unused prescription drugs…Read More
First Quarter Random Drug and Alcohol Compliance
A reminder to complete DOT required quarterly random employee drug and alcohol screening for 1st quarter of 2022 It is the responsibility of the employer to provide random testing for all DOT (Department of Transportation) employees. CDL drivers must be randomly tested throughout the year. An employer who employs only himself/herself as a driver, who…Read More