- 1 What can I expect from a pre-employment drug test?
- 2 What drugs do they test for pre-employment?
- 3 How long does it take to pass a pre-employment drug test?
- 4 What happens if you fail a pre employment drug test?
- 5 Can you still be hired after failing a drug test?
- 6 What should I avoid before a drug test?
- 7 How far back does a urine drug test go?
- 8 Can alcohol make you fail a pre employment drug test?
- 9 When do you know if you passed a drug test?
- 10 Can you retake a pre employment drug test?
- 11 How do you fight a positive drug test?
What can I expect from a pre-employment drug test?
These drug tests typically screen for the use of the following illegal drugs (but can test for others if needed): Methamphetamines (meth, speed, crank, ecstasy) THC (cannabinoids, marijuana, hash) Cocaine (coke, crack)
What drugs do they test for pre-employment?
Cocaine, marijuana, methamphetamine, and opiates are just a few of the illicit drugs that can be detected in a candidate’s urine. The urine can also be screened for other drugs as requested by the employer.
How long does it take to pass a pre-employment drug test?
It usually only takes a few days to receive results from a workplace drug test. An employer may even request a rapid test, which can provide results the same day. Employers receive negative test results within 24 hours. Non-negative results take more time because of the additional testing required.
What happens if you fail a pre employment drug test?
What Happens If I Fail a Pre-Employment Drug Test? In most cases, if you fail a pre-employment drug test, you will no longer be eligible for the job. Companies who require pre-employment drug tests must clearly state that the offer of employment is contingent upon a new hire passing a drug screening test.
Can you still be hired after failing a drug test?
Failing a drug test in California means that an employer can legally deny you employment, or terminate your employment depending on the conditions of your hiring. Once you have been hired, the employer may choose to continue your employment but decline to promote you until you pass the next series of drug tests.
What should I avoid before a drug test?
For 24 hours prior to collecting the specimen, you should avoid strenuous exercise as well as the following substances and drugs:
- Vitamin B.
How far back does a urine drug test go?
Most drugs of abuse stay in the body for at least a few days after the last use and are traceable with urine tests. Opioids like heroin and oxycodone are detectable for between 1 and 3 days after last use. Stimulants including cocaine, meth, and ADHD medications are detectable for about 2 or 3 days.
Can alcohol make you fail a pre employment drug test?
If you consume alcohol closely enough to the time you take a drug test, it could show up as an illegal substance and land you in trouble. If deciding to drink the night before a drug test, please drink responsibly. To learn more about drug testing, contact our team of professionals by calling 866-488-8684.
When do you know if you passed a drug test?
Getting Results Your results will probably come in the mail, while your employer will generally receive the results by courier or fax. If you prefer not to wait for the results in the mail, you may call the human resources department within two to three days to see if you passed the screening.
Can you retake a pre employment drug test?
No you cannot retake. If you fail a drug test you are not able to retake and will not be considered for employment with the company.
How do you fight a positive drug test?
The best way to contest false-positive results is to reach out to your pharmacist and ask if prescription drugs and OTC medications you take on a regular basis can cause a positive drug test result. Ask if the pharmacist can provide written documentation to this effect and bring a copy to the test site.