Drug Testing

drug testing services

Norton’s drug testing services includes a comprehensive program to meet all DOT Department of Transportation drug testing requirements listed in DOT Rule 49 CFR Part 40

Norton Medical Industries has been providing comprehensive drug testing services for more than 25 years. We are a third-party administrator and a full-service, anti-drug and alcohol misuse prevention program management company. Norton has been assisting thousands of governmental entities, educational institutions and private companies to design drug and alcohol programs since 1989.

We are confident that we are a qualified and capable and can help your company comply with your agencies and provide a safe stable workplace.

Norton Medical began providing federal compliance administration for county-level transit authorities in the early 1990s, and most of those governmental clients remain loyal Norton customers today. Our clients include Golden Empire Transit serving Bakersfield, California, SunLine Transit Agency serving the Coachella Valley and Sun Metro Transit serving El Paso, Texas, as well as the Los Angeles Department of Transportation and Orange County Taxi Administration Program. State governmental clients include the New Mexico Department of Transportation, Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs and the Wyoming Department of Corrections. Our client base stretches from the Malibu School District to the Police Department of Nantucket Island, just off the coast of Massachusetts.

Norton Medical features an in-house, certified Medical Review Officer and MRO team that responds promptly when non-negative results are received to deliver accurate, validated results, both negative and positive, usually the next day. Our MRO, Dr. Marshall Zablen, can provide litigation support in any case where a test is challenged.

Norton provides the best online drug testing administration and data management software available. We constantly improve the proprietary software to optimally fit the needs of companies regulated by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. All client information, random selections and test results are intuitively maintained on a web-accessible secure server. Everything required for a federal audit can be accessed through your secure web page, including MIS reports and statistical summary reports. Federal auditors have inspected Norton Medical Industries on many occasions over the years and offered suggestions for improvement as well as praise for our system’s convenience, clarity and usability.

We have embraced technology to improve efficiency, but Norton has never abandoned its commitment to providing live, trained administrators based in our offices answer our phones and address client concerns promptly. Norton Medical Industries provides drug testing services characterized by personal customer service and reliable compliance at competitive prices.

What is a pre-employment drug test?

A pre-employment drug test screens potential employees for illicit drug consumption.

What is a random drug test?

Random drug tests are implemented in a drug misuse deterrence program to deter illicit drug use while an employee is employed.

What is a reasonable suspicion drug test?

A reasonable suspicion drug test is used when a manager or supervisor has evidence or sufficient cause to suspect that their employee is using drugs while working. Reasons that supervisors may use to determine whether an employee is under the influence includes: abnormal behavior, unable to complete tasks at work, slurred speech, and physical evidence of drugs.

What is a post-accident test?

As its name suggests, a post-accident test is conducted when the employee is involved in a workplace incident. Drug tests should be conducted within 32 hours of the incident and an alcohol test is required to be completed up to 8 hours after the incident has occurred.