Tim Thoelecke, founder of InOutLabs, says, “If you have a small number of employees, it is much easier to meet DOT random testing compliance percentages if the employees are in a larger testing pool, called a consortium. As long as the consortium meets the DOT required minimums, then all of the drivers in the consortium pool are compliant. For employers in Michigan and all over the United States, InOut Labs makes it easy and convenient to have DOT-compliant drug testing conducted in nearly any U.S. location, with many drug testing collection sites in Michigan. Our cloud-based software allows employers to order drug tests anywhere in the nation and receive all of the results, no matter which collection site your employee goes to. The Drug Testing web portal also stores all of your results.”
InOut Labs manages a number of DOT Consortium and company random drug testing pools all over the country. The DOT is the federal agency in charge of overseeing the rules and regulations for companies in the transportation industry. All employers operating in railroad, marine operations, trucking, mass transit, or airlines, they are all subject to the regulations of the DOT. DOT mandated services that are provided by InOut Labs include: drug and alcohol testing for pre-employment, reasonable suspicion; random, return-to-duty, and post-accident situations; background screening for pre-employment and annual evaluations; clearinghouse support; physical examinations and occupational health screenings; and electronic driver qualification management.
There are a number of things that make the drug and alcohol testing services provided by InOut Labs distinct from similar services from other providers. These include the: 18,000 collection sites nationwide; software platform integrated with MRO services, which means faster results; supervisor training (required by DOT); written policy (required by DOT); DOT physicals nationwide; clearinghouse support; DOT audit assistance; SAP referrals; and Return To Duty and Follow Up Testing assistance.
Meanwhile, the Clearinghouse of the FMCSA is a centralized online database of the drug and alcohol program violations gathered by the DOT and FMCSA. This is a real-time database that employers are mandated to search as a way to screen and query applicants for their commercial driver positions to find out if they have any drug and alcohol program violations. The implementation of this requirement started on January 6th, 2020. This is why InOut Labs provides FMCSA Clearinghouse support. This includes: unlimited consultation for all Clearinghouse matters; Sample Consent Forms; Sample Confidentiality Agreement; Required Annual Query; Required Pre-Employment Queries; Violation Reporting; Clearinghouse Registration Support Assistance; reporting of negative RTD test; reporting of successful completion of Follow-up Testing; and $10 per pre-employment full query or violation report.
Founded in 2012 by Tim Thoelecke, InOut Labs has the mission of providing drug and alcohol testing including other wellness services to all sizes of companies. Their aim is to have healthy companies all over the country since this will result in reduced expenses for health insurance and workers compensation. Healthy workers tend to be more productive, have fewer sick days, and have fewer insurance claims. InOut Labs plays a vital role in helping employers keep their workplaces safe for both workers and customers. By applying the power of advanced technology to conduct drug testing and background checks, InOut Labs is doing its part in improving the productivity and safety of the workplace.
Those who are interested in learning more about the drug and alcohol testing services offered can check out the InOut Labs website or contact them on the phone or through email. They are open from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm Central, from Monday to Friday.
SOURCE: Press Advantage [Link]