Navigation Links
Avitar's Notes Significance of New On-Site Oral Fluid Drug Testing Laws
Date:8/19/2007

Drug Free Workplace Programs To Become More Effective, Widespread

CANTON, Mass., Aug. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Avitar, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: AVTI) highlights the importance of the State of Hawaii's recent updating of their workplace drug testing laws to incorporate oral fluid-based on-site technology and its associated benefits.

"The State of Hawaii's new law enabling on-site oral fluid-based drug testing dramatically improves any company's ability to promote a drug free workplace and truly manage on-the-job drug abuse," said Pete Phildius, Chairman & CEO of Avitar. "Most employers know that workplace drug abuse is as bad if not worse than ever," continued Phildius. "The convenience of on- site oral fluid testing, when compared to traditional laboratory-based urine drug testing, will play an important role in reversing this costly trend."

In response to the support of multiple trade unions and industries, Hawaii enacted a new law which went into effect July 1, 2007, allowing companies that previously used laboratory-based urinalysis to use newer on-site oral fluid- based technology.

"Drug and alcohol abuse remain a problem in Hawaii's workforce. The law will go a long way towards helping to promote a drug-free workplace. This measure provides a cost effective on-the-job alternative to lab tests that can be costly and difficult to schedule." -- Lt. Governor Aiona.

The construction industry in particular advocated the need to replace urine-based testing, noting that on-site oral fluid devices are cheaper, faster and easier to use than urinalysis. Traditional urine testing typically takes several days to obtain results, and requires applicants or employees to go to specified collections sites/clinics. On-site oral fluid technology provides initial results within 5-15 minutes at a fraction of the cost of urine lab tests. Any non-negative on-site test results can also be confirmed in a laboratory using oral fluid. Lastly, or
'/>"/>

SOURCE Avitar, Inc.

Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.

Page: 1 2

Related biology technology :

1. Eppendorf Electroporation Application Notes Your participation is highly welcome !!!
2. Eppendorf Electroporation Application Notes Your participation is highly welcome !!!
3. General Notes on Primer Design in PCR*
4. Musicnotes reports 45 percent growth in 2006
5. Musicnotes strikes deal to distribute Sony/ATV sheet music
6. Musicnotes signs licensing deal with Christian music provider
7. Distance Education Conference Selects Sonic Foundry to Make Keynotes, Panel Presentations Available On-Demand
8. Esker Fax Engine Provides High-Performance, High-Value Fax to The Lotus Notes(R) Enterprise
9. Microfluidic analysis of multiplex PCR products for the genotyping of Helicobacter pylori
10. Maximize Viral RNA Yield from Biological Fluid
11. Genomic DNA Isolation From 1 ml of Body Fluid
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/22/2015)... (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 Crystal Diagnostics (CDx) ... that it has received AOAC-PTM Certifications for the six non-O157 ... and O145; collectively referred to as STEC or the “Big-6”) ... colony forming unit (cfu) per 325 g of raw ground ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... zFlo Motion , a US leader in ... product from a new partner. STT-Systems has developed ... 15 years, with offerings in the optical-motion capture, 3D scanning, ... (inertial measurement unit), iSen, is opening eyes around the world. ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 22, 2015 Controlled Substance Compliance Services ... helps companies check the legal requirements around using controlled ... China. , As their international operations expand and ... software solutions built as a result of the first ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 2015 Diagenode, Inc., a leading ... Bioruptor® and complete solutions for epigenetics research, recently ... alleviating the need for manual processing. The new ... ChIP of histones or transcription factors and a ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Crystal Diagnostics Awarded AOAC-PTM Accreditation for the Rapid Detection of “Big 6” E.coli Food Pathogens 23D Motion Capture Just Got Easy 2Global Compliance Service for Controlled Substances to Expand to China 2Diagenode Launches Unique Semi-Automated Solution for Chromatin Immunoprecipitation 2
... N.J., Jan. 24 Aton Pharma, ... today that it has,launched an expanded, ... assistance and patient education resources, for ... ophthalmic,insert). Lacrisert is a unique preservative-free, ...
... According to a recent College,of Pharmacy study ... for minor wound care is substantially more effective ... USA300. Scientists conducting,the study compared three common over-the-counter ... community acquired MRSA. Breaks in,the skin, such as ...
... Inc. (NYSE: NTY ), (http://www.NBTY.com ), a leading global ... cast a conference call to review,fiscal first quarter results on ... 2008 at 8:30 AM (ET). A press release announcing,results for ... (ET) that,day., A live and on-demand web cast of ...
Cached Biology Technology:Aton Pharma Introduces Expanded Distribution of Lacrisert(R) (hydroxypropyl cellulose ophthalmic insert) at Hawaiian Eye 2Aton Pharma Introduces Expanded Distribution of Lacrisert(R) (hydroxypropyl cellulose ophthalmic insert) at Hawaiian Eye 3Researchers Pinpoint Best Treatment to Reduce Deadly USA300, MRSA Staph Infections 2Researchers Pinpoint Best Treatment to Reduce Deadly USA300, MRSA Staph Infections 3NBTY to Web Cast Fiscal First Quarter Conference Call 2
(Date:1/22/2015)... Infinisource has launched its new NXG series of time clocks ... a higher standard for collecting attendance and labor data and ... installation, touch screen interface and seamless connection to cloud-based iSolved, ... solution for the small to mid-size employer. The ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... Dec. 22, 2014 Research and Markets ... the "The Global Watermarking and Fingerprinting Markets" ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 This insight ... watermarking and fingerprinting markets. Watermarking aims to control ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/86ncd6/micro_market ) has announced the addition of ... Market" report to their offering. ... market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 3.6% ... larger share in this market, Canada ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Infinisource's NXG series sets new time clock standard 2The Global Watermarking and Fingerprinting Markets 2Micro Market Monitor: North America Perimeter Security Systems Market (Intrusion Detection Sensor, Video Surveillance, Communication/Alarm and Notification, Access Control System) 2Micro Market Monitor: North America Perimeter Security Systems Market (Intrusion Detection Sensor, Video Surveillance, Communication/Alarm and Notification, Access Control System) 3
... anesthetic desflurane does not contribute to increased production of ... it can produce more of this Alzheimers associated protein. ... year, and there has been concern that anesthetic use ... Zhang, Yuanlin Dong, Rudolph Tanzi, Zhongcong Xie, and colleagues ...
... a forthcoming special issue of the Inderscience publication, ... Volume 32, Issue 4), researchers from various fields ... track the dispersal of atmospheric pollutants, particulates, and ... Stefan Institute, in Ljubljana, Slovenia, provides an editorial ...
... study mapping the evolutionary history of animals indicates that ... be inferred from fossils and studies of living animals--was ... The study, which was funded by the National Science ... 10, 2008 issue of Nature. Using new high-powered technologies ...
Cached Biology News:Biomonitoring 2And the first animal on Earth was a ... 2And the first animal on Earth was a ... 3
... depletion cocktail is tailored to ... suspensions of rat spleen cells. ... StemSep (or compatible 0.5 Tesla) ... T cell content of the ...
CleanCut agarose is used to prepare genomic DNA plugs for use in pulsed field gel electrophoresis (PFGE) applications. Supplied as a 12 ml solution of 2% agarose....
... The 96 PW is an intelligent full microplate ... all wells simultaneously. This instrument gives you the ... outstanding washing efficiency , Performance ... and excellent wash efficiency. A dispense precision of ...
... Ideal for cell culture scale-up, these ... 10 7 - 10 9 range ... bottles or spinner flasks. • High mechanical ... leak tested prior to shipping • Certified ...
Biology Products: