• Pre-Employment Drug Screening

    Range of employee drug screening options to help you build a drug-free, healthy and productive work environment. 

Pre-Employment Drug Screening Company

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Hiring a drug user can hurt your business and leave a lasting bad mark on your brand. You risk the safety of your employees and their loyalty to the company. 

How to avoid such candidates?


Subscribing to an employee drug screening company can be helpful for you to filter out such candidates. Adding a drug test to your hiring process will filter out such candidates and allow you to select from a list of effective candidates. 

An expert employee background check company can be useful to setup a employment drug screening process into your hiring process to hire effective personnel to help you achieve your goals with minimal road blocks. 

Drug Testing Panels

5 Panel Drug Testing

A standard 5 panel drug test detects the presence of  all the 5 basic substances  in a pre-employment drug testing: Marijuana, Cocaine, Opiates, Phencyclidine, and Amphetamines.

9 Drug Panel Testing

A standard 9 panel drug test is similar to a standard 5 panel drug test but can detect up to 9 substances: Marijuana, Cocaine, Opiates, Phencyclidine, Amphetamines, Barbiturates, Benzodiazepines, Methadone, and Propoxyphene.

7 Panel Drug Testing

It is an extension of the 5 panel drug testing. A standard 7 panel drug test checks for Barbiturates and Benzodiazepines in addition to the standard substances checked in a 5 panel drug test. 

10 Drug Panel Testing

A standard 10 panel drug test is an upgrade to the 9 Panel Drug test with one additional substance it can test. Usually, a standard 10 panel drug test adds Propoxyphene test into a standard 9 panel drug test. 

N Panel Testing

Basically, the standard drug tests are done in 5, 8, 9 or 10 panels, however, the drug tests can be customized based on an employer's needs. For example, a 5 panel drug test can be customized to test for Methadone if customized to test for it as opposed to a standard 5 panel test which detects Marijuana, Cocaine, Opiates, Phencyclidine, and Amphetamines. 

Commonly tested drug substances that can be detected when conducting drug tests through us are as follows: 

  1. Marijuana 
  2. Cocaine 
  3. Opiates 
  4. Phencyclidine 
  5. Amphetamines 
  6. Methamphetamines 
  7. Barbiturates 
  8. Benzodiazepines 
  9. Steroids 
  10. Methadone 
  11. Quaaludes 
  12. Propoxyphene and many more 

Why perform Pre-Employment Drug Test?

  1. Safe Workplace
    Protecting your current employees from the impacts of working with a drug-addicted person is vital to maintain an effective workplace. Conducting employment drug tests and follow-up checks help create such a secure workplace. 
  2. Increases Employee Productivity
    Employees when less distracted work more effectively and help each other solve any obstacles along the way. 
  3. Compliance with Laws
    Most states in the US have laws and regulations for pre-employment drug testing. Although, laws differ from state to state, it is good to stay updated and complied to them. Employers in California can refer this blog about drug testing laws in California

Why Background Partners for Background Screening and Drug Testing?

Background Partners is known employee screening company which provides quality employment drug screening services. We are based in California and are one of California's best employment drug testing company. We are a reliable company for any employee screening tests such as identity verification, documents verification and many more.

Background Partner company works with a diverse range of clients. We don't discriminate against smaller businesses and start-ups. Many of these companies are key drivers of innovation and economic growth.

Methods of Drug Testing

Urine Test

In urine drug test, the candidate is requested to submit a urine sample either from home or at the test site. 

Hair Test

In hair drug test, a sample of hair follicle is used extracted to test the presence of drug substances. 

Oral or Saliva Test 

In swab oral test, sample is taken by a medical personnel by swiping the inner part of your cheek with a Q-tip. 

Blood Test

In blood drug test, blood sample is collected by a medical professional which is used for testing of drug substances. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need insurance to do a pre-employment drug test?

Answer: No, you do not require insurance for a pre-employment drug testing. In most cases, the employer pays for the drug screening tests as part of their hiring process. 

How costly are drug screening tests?
On average, drug tests cost 30$-50$ per person. Drug testing companies provide various plans for bulk tests for companies of varying sizes. 

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