Drug and Health Screening

Unify your screening program into an
efficient, single-source experience.

Promote a Foundation of Trust and Safety

Maintaining a safe and productive work environment for your employees is important to you; it ties directly to the positive culture you're building. Your employment drug testing and health screening program is a key component that helps you keep your work environment productive. It provides essential insight to help you actively address workplace safety concerns or policy violations.

Icon stat. We run millions of drug tests annually
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Drug Screening is Critical

According to the National Safety Council (2020), 9% of US working adults have a substance abuse disorder that directly impacts their employers and co-workers through:
  • Increased unplanned absences
  • Decreased productivity
  • Increased likelihood to leave
  • Higher healthcare costs

Streamline Your Drug and Health Screening

At Sterling, our consultative approach and deep market expertise help you to optimize your program. Benefits include:

  • Extensive suite of post- and pre-employment drug and health screening services
  • In-house compliance experts to monitor changes and share industry best practices
  • Easy electronic drug and health registration across national clinic network
  • Modern mobile-responsive online access
  • Real-time status tracking in our Client Hub
  • Faster result delivery on a single screening report
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The Sterling Difference

Optimize your program efficiency using our internal industry experts, robust suite of post- and pre-employment drug tests and health screening services, and expansive tech-enabled network.

Consultative Approach

We're there for you every step of the way. Leverage our subject matter expertise, solutions, and support to help you create a trusted drug and health program that proactively addresses your business challenges.

Single-Source

As your company grows, you need a drug and health partner who can scale with you. Sterling unifies your complex screening program into a single-source, multi-faceted solution that will cover your needs well into the future.

Digital Automation

Time is precious for you, your employees, and new hires. We've streamlined our employment drug testing and health screening services to create a simple, fast, and easy experience using the latest in digital automation.
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Expertise to Help You Optimize

Your employment drug screening and occupational health services must be streamlined to seamlessly provide all your new hire and employee testing needs. Our deep market expertise provides an integral connection between our internal experts and your specific business challenges and compliance needs. No matter how you are regulated - DOT, OSHA, or other state and federal requirements - we can help you optimize your program.

Experience Matters

  • 0+ decades
    decades evolving our drug and health screening solution*
  • 0 . 0M+
    drug tests and health screening services performed annually *
  • 9 years
    average individual tenure across our D&HS team*
*Sterling Q1, 2022 Stats
Expansive Suite of Drug and Health Services
Sterling’s employment drug testing and health screening services are designed for today’s workforce. Our expansive suite of services can be tailored to fit your specific needs and requirements, and includes:
Drug Testing
  • - DOT and Non-DOT Panels
  • - Certified Laboratories
  • - Certified MROs
  • - Urine, Oral Fluid, Hair, Blood Sampling
Physical Exams
  • - Non-DOT and DOT Exams
  • - Physical Abilities Tests
  • - OSHA/EEOC/ADA Compliant
  • - Lift Tests
Alcohol Testing
  • - DOT Evidential Breath Testing
  • - Certified Breath Alcohol Breathalyzer Testing
Clinical Services
  • - Titers and Vaccinations
  • - Infectious Disease Testing
  • - TB Testing
  • - Lab-Based Blood Tests and more
Instant Testing
  • - Urine, Oral Fluid Sampling
  • - On-site or clinic-based
  • - Integrated Reporting Options
  • - Variable Panels
Covid-19 Testing
  • - Additional On-site Testing assistance
  • - Vaccine Documentation
  • - Collection or Validation
  • - PCR and Antigen Testing
  • - Observed Testing
  • - Antibody Testing

Simplified Experiences

Sterling’s end-to-end electronic drug and health screening process means easy online ordering of all services, status updates throughout the process, and faster result delivery on a single, unified background screening report.
Client
Candidate/Employee
Partner
Connected group
Order submitted on Client Hub or through Applicant Tracking System integration.
Donor completes all screening information and electronically registers at a test site capable of all required services.
The registration is received on their mobile device; they complete any required information online and proceed to test site.
Candidate or Employee provides specimen; specimen is sent to lab.
Specimen is analyzed in lab; results reported to MRO.
MRO receives result and form. Interviews donor if needed and verifies test results.
Final results and related documents are delivered in the Client Hub, along side other background screening services.
Client
Candidate/Employee
Partner
Connected group
Order submitted on Client Hub or through Applicant Tracking System integration.
Donor completes all screening information and electronically registers at a test site capable of all required services.
The registration is received on their mobile device; they complete any required information online and proceed to test site.
Clinical and Physical Services performed.
Clinic compiles results and provides a medical determination.
Final results and related documents are delivered in the Client Hub, along side other background screening services.
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Extensive Clinic Network

Sterling’s extensive clinic network delivers both the coverage and flexibility you require to meet your changing needs. Three decades of working closely with our network partners and investing in direct lab integrations has resulted in a streamlined end-to-end screening process that automates the complexity of coordinating multiple services. We can create the streamlined experience you’re looking for. 

Stat. 20k+ qualified clinics, creating an immense network of convenient locations
20k+ qualified clinics, creating an immense network of convenient locations
No matter how your industry is regulated, our dedicated industry-specialized support teams can help you optimize your program to meet your compliance needs.

Department of Transportation (DOT) Regulated

Sterling helps you manage your DOT regulated program:
  • Compliance requirements of all DOT modes
  • Electronic CCF for end-to-end electronic DOT process with optional paper process
  • Random program management
  • MIS reporting and audit assistance
  • FMCSA Clearinghouse pre-hire and annual queries
  • Supervisor and employee training
  • Substance Abuse Professional referrals
  • 24/7/365 scheduled and emergency response onsite testing
Learn about our Transportation Solutions

Healthcare

Our Clinical Concierge team works with you to create a seamless drug testing and health screening experience for your employees and new hires alike.
  • Healthcare testing services to support federal and local compliance requirements
  • Electronic registration for drug and clinical services
  • Clinical Concierge team works to keep candidates and employees on track, speeding completion and initiating essential follow up services
Learn about our Healthcare and Life Sciences
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Workplace Health and Safety

Sterling’s in-house compliance and regulatory experts monitor new laws and regulations, sharing industry best practices to help you keep your program up-to-date as changes take effect.
  • Robust offering of occupational health screening services
  • Electronic registration for drug testing, clinical and physical screening services
  • On-site occupational health testing
  • 24/7/365 scheduled and emergency response on-site testing
  • Random program management
  • Policy and best practice guidance
Learn about our Manufacturing Industries
From those who produce consumable goods to the most complex and technological defense solutions and everything in-between, manufacturers want to attract and retain the best employees. A safe working environment supports that goal, and robust background check solutions – such as Criminal Background Checks , Pre-employment Verifications, and Drug and Health Screenings, among others – are fundamental in enabling workplace safety. Often, manufacturing companies need to include occupational health screening. With Sterling, that’s a simple request and has already been implemented as part of our employment screening programs. Our network of partner clinics offers an array of screenings and services, such as Fit-for-Duty exams to meet Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and other regulatory requirements. Learn More
Recent times have reinforced the importance of safely moving goods and people. Our varied solutions suit the unique needs of drivers, mechanics, and pilots within trucking, mass transit, rail, air, and pipeline to help remain compliance-focused across relevant regulatory authorities, including the Department of Transportation (DOT), Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), and Pilots Records Improvement Act (PRIA) requirements. All screening needs are managed through a single, core platform that includes integrations for Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) Monitoring and Driver Qualification Files (DQFs), and are all covered under employment screening for the transportation industry. Learn More
From engineers to project planners to laborers, success in the construction industry requires teamwork. Trust is a critical component for building great teams – and trust starts when your full population has had a thorough construction background check. Sterling’s industry experts can work with you and address your business needs to provide a robust background check geared for candidates in the construction industry. We help close gaps so that you can learn your candidates are who they say they are, and meet all qualifications set by your company. Sterling offers compliance tools and services that can be leveraged to help you comply with various regulatory requirements, including those for OSHA. Learn More

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