Any drug test given should be pursuant to a comprehensive policy. You should discuss this issue with your corporate counsel for more information.
The purpose of a post-injury drug test is to identify intoxication as a potential injury cause. It will assist the WC Carrier in reducing your costs if it is accomplished, but you will not get in trouble if it is not. You may wish to develop a Drug Policy for Applicants and Injuries prospectively.
We give free general concepts to be helpful, but you should give ALL your facts to a licensed Attorney in your state before you RELY upon any legal advice.
Your most productive conversation on this topic would be with your WC insurance carrier. Your interests are aligned.
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