Missouri State Drug Testing Laws
Workplace Drug Testing Issues – Missouri State Laws
These categories do not affect DOT-regulated drug testing. Government employers should always call for potential additional restrictions on employee drug testing.
Workplace Drug Testing Laws in Missouri
|Drug Testing Issue
|Instant or POCT Testing
||Use lab testing for post-accident to use the intoxication defense. Confirm all non-negative results at the lab.
||SAMHSA certified highly recommended to avoid liability exposure.
|Medical Review Officer
||It is highly recommended to use an MRO for all workplace drug tests.
Employers should maintain comprehensive drug-free workplace programs and policies to take advantage of Unemployment Compensation Denial and Workers' Compensation Reduction & Denial.
Intoxication Defense – Denial of Workers Compensation Claim - The Company may raise a defense to any workers' compensation claim filed where there is positive alcohol or controlled substance test result. This could result in a 50% reduction of benefits otherwise payable or complete forfeiture of those benefits.
This chart is intended for informational purposes only and should not be relied upon for legal guidance. State
and local law vary greatly; therefore, you are advised to consult experienced legal counsel during the design
of your actual substance abuse testing program and with any questions that follow.
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