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Rapid Blue® Dissolvable Bluing Tablets Picks Up First Distributor

DrugTestingCourses.com, the maker of Rapid Blue® Dissolvable Bluing Tablets, announced today that is has signed its first distribution agreement with DrugTestingSupplies.com to distribute its flagship product. “Over the past few years, our team has been working tirelessly to develop ‘Made in America’ products for the drug and alcohol testing industry. We are thrilled to announce

Easler Launches Its Learning Management System Called EaslerLMS

#edtech company Easler Education announced the official launch of its new learning management system called EaslerLMS™ on March 7, 2019, the next generation in learning management systems Easler Education Inc., an #edtech company, is excited to announce the launch of its learning management system: EaslerLMS™, the next generation in learning management systems. Although this version

The Benefits of Completing Supervisor Training

Supervisor training is legally necessary, and your entire workplace will benefit from having a competent supervisor that is equipped with the proper knowledge to handle tough and even dangerous situations. Not only will you have a more confident supervisor, but a few hours of training can also save lives and money[1]. Because the FMCSA rules

Consequences of Not Completing Reasonable Suspicion Training?

Your managers and supervisors are legally required to complete reasonable suspicion training if they are part of a DOT agency and USCG regulations require the training to be completed[1]. However, as a busy employer, you may wonder why you must train your supervisors when they have many other responsibilities to complete. Unfortunately, the consequences of

Should a DER Take Reasonable Suspicion Training?

A DER, or Designated Employer Representative, is a key role in many drug and alcohol-free workplace program functions[1]. When a drug test is performed, an employee needs to be removed from their duties, or when further information is needed about the company’s alcohol and drug policies, the DER is responsible and is the best source

Why Every Chiropractor Needs to Offer Drug Testing

Over the past few years, it has become more and more common to see drug testing offered by chiropractors. However, the connection between drug testing and chiropractic services is not always readily apparent. After reviewing the information connecting chiropractic and drug screening services, it will be clear that all chiropractors should offer drug testing within

Reasonable Suspicion Training Course Safeguard’s DOT-Regulated Employers

Easler Education, through its online training platform DrugTestingCourses.com, has developed its most recent version of reasonable suspicion training in order to accommodate both DOT regulatory requirements and modern Congressional concerns over new synthetic opioids and the American opioid epidemic. On October 24, 2018, the president signed the “Fighting Opioid Abuse in Transportation Act” into law

Signs & Symptoms of Fentanyl Drug Use

WHAT IS FENTANYL? Fentanyl is a potent synthetic opioid drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration for use as an analgesic (pain relief) and anesthetic. It is approximately 100 times more potent than morphine and 50 times more potent than heroin as an analgesic. WHAT IS ITS ORIGIN? Fentanyl was first developed in 1959

Will Medical Marijuana Discoveries Affect Safety in the Workplace?

In the past few months, legalization efforts for marijuana have resulted in more than one state decriminalizing cannabis. Nine states have legalized marijuana for recreational use–requiring no doctor’s note for use–so long as the user is over the age of 21[1]. Another 29 states have made marijuana legal strictly for medical purposes, despite a lack

Should Tribal Organizations Conduct Reasonable Suspicion Training for Supervisors?

When it comes to Native American tribes and Indian reservations, sometimes the rules can be more complicated because Indian reservations are considered domestic dependent nations. This means that, in addition to the laws of the tribe, federal law applies, but not the laws of the state or states they border[1]. Thus, federal regulations and tribal