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About Tim Thoelecke

Tim Thoelecke is the founder of InOut Labs. Tim’s number one mantra is “Take care of the customer first." InOut Labs is a nationwide provider of employee drug testing services, and your best choice for affordable, direct-to-consumer health tests. Tim Thoelecke is a certified Breath Alcohol Technician Trainer and a DATIA Certified Professional Collector Trainer, certified in drug and alcohol testing for DOT and non-DOT employers. He is a graduate of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program, and he founded InOut Labs to help employers and individuals take control of their health, culture and safety. InOut Labs also provides corporate wellness screenings, DNA testing and direct-to-consumer lab tests and B12 shots. Tim is an enthusiastic networker and enjoys connecting people. InOut Labs is BBB Accredited with an A+ Rating. https://inoutlabs.com/

InOut Labs Founder Tim Thoelecke Jr Presents to Safety Professionals

On Wednesday, September 21, 2022, InOut Labs’ founder Tim Thoelecke Jr presented “Drug Testing 101 — Facts and Myths” to a room full of EHS (Environmental Health and Safety) professionals at the Chicagoland  Health, Safety and Environmental Conference at the Northern Illinois University campus in Naperville, Illinois. An engaged audience had many questioned answered [...]

By |September 29th, 2022|Press|Comments Off on InOut Labs Founder Tim Thoelecke Jr Presents to Safety Professionals

InOut Labs Offers DOT-Compliant Drug Testing in Michigan

September 01, 2022 - InOut Labs, which is based in Morton Grove, IL, is happy to announce that they are now offering DOT-compliant drug testing services for employers in Michigan. InOut Labs is focused on helping clients comply with regulations on drug and alcohol testing as enforced by the US Federal Motor Carrier Safety [...]

By |September 5th, 2022|Press|Comments Off on InOut Labs Offers DOT-Compliant Drug Testing in Michigan

It’s just a little weed. Or is it?

Sometimes a regular visitor to our clinic brings a gift of appreciation for staff. Usually it is baked goods, a gift card, or a Starbucks. Today we received we received something special. "It's really good stuff a buddy in California sent me," he says. He was in for something other than a drug test, [...]

By |August 3rd, 2022|Marijuana|Comments Off on It’s just a little weed. Or is it?

What happens if a selected employee is not available for random drug testing?

From the DOT Publication Best Practices for Random Drug and Alcohol Testing. Let's see what happens if an employee is not available for random drug testing. Best Practices For Random Drug Test If an employee selected for testing is known to be unavailable during the selection cycle (legitimate extended absence, long-term illness, etc.), document the [...]

By |July 27th, 2022|DOT Compliance, Drug FAQ|Comments Off on What happens if a selected employee is not available for random drug testing?

Compliance Checklist for Owner-Operators

For owner-operators, it’s critical for your business to stay in compliance with government regulations. Here’s an Owner Operator DOT compliance checklist to help you stay on top of the most common compliance requirements. 1) Drug and Alcohol Testing Owner-operators are required to participate in a Department of Transportation (DOT) Drug and Alcohol testing program. A [...]

By |July 20th, 2022|DOT Compliance, DOT Drug Testing, FMCSA Clearinghouse|Comments Off on Compliance Checklist for Owner-Operators

What Happens If My Employees Don’t Complete The Random Drug Testing Before the End of the Quarter?

The answer depends on whether the random selection program is a DOT regulated program or a non-DOT program. DOT has specific requirements. DOT Random Drug Testing In a DOT regulated random testing program, all random tests are supposed to be conducted in the period when the selections were made. An employee selected, for example, in [...]

By |July 18th, 2022|DOT Compliance|Comments Off on What Happens If My Employees Don’t Complete The Random Drug Testing Before the End of the Quarter?

How Often Should Random Testing Selections and Tests Take Place?

Find out how often should random testing take place from the DOT Publication Best Practices for Random Drug and Alcohol Testing. What makes random testing so effective is the element of surprise. While employees know they will be tested, they are never quite sure of when, so random selections and testing should be performed at [...]

By |July 14th, 2022|DOT Compliance, Drug FAQ|Comments Off on How Often Should Random Testing Selections and Tests Take Place?

How Are Employees Selected for Random Testing?

Interested in how are employees selected for random testing? Find out the details from the DOT Publication Best Practices for Random Drug and Alcohol Testing. Everyone in a random testing pool must have an equal chance of being selected and tested in each selection period. Be sure to use a scientifically valid method to select [...]

By |July 14th, 2022|Drug FAQ|Comments Off on How Are Employees Selected for Random Testing?

Converting From an Owner Operator to Employer

As an Owner Operator, when you take on employees, your DOT FMCSA requirements change. 1) Written Drug & Alcohol Testing Policy Owner Operators do not really need to have a written substance abuse policy. Employers do. FMCSA regulation Part 382 specifically requires that employers have a written policy that is distributed to each driver. 362.601 [...]

By |July 14th, 2022|DOT Compliance, DOT Drug Testing|Comments Off on Converting From an Owner Operator to Employer

Post Accident Drug Testing

What if a driver is involved in an accident? The rules for Post-Accident Testing state that if a vehicle is towed from the scene of an accident and the driver receives a traffic citation, that the employer must conduct a DOT Post-Accident Drug and Alcohol Test. Rule of Thumb: No ticket, no test. The Post-Accident [...]

By |July 13th, 2022|DOT Compliance|Comments Off on Post Accident Drug Testing