How Drug Tests Are Performed – Impact of Drug Testing Programs

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) in collaboration with and commissioned by the Drug & Alcohol Testing Industry Association (DATIA) conducted a survey in March 2011 to obtain the opinions of human resources professionals about corporate drug testing. The survey revealed that some employers noticed an impact on employee productivity, absenteeism and workers compensation […]

Employee Productivity After Implementing Drug Testing

It is no surprise that drug abuse in the workplace decreases an employee’s productivity. It could cost an organization thousands of wasted dollars each payroll to fully compensate workers who are not operating at expected capacity.


The Drug and Alcohol Testing Industry Association (DATIA) funded a project to obtain the current opinions of human […]

Drug and Alcohol Testing Industry Association or DATIA – Providing New Opportunities in the Drug and Alcohol Testing Industry

DATIA was founded in 1995 and was previously called the National Association of Collection Sites. It primarily represents the entire drug testing industry in Washington DC and to date has 1300 members including laboratories, TPAs, testing equipment producers and manufacturers, collection sites and MROs.

The missions of DATIA evolve on four things. First, […]