As more and more employers look for ways to ensure that their workplaces are drug-free, the following advantages of random testing are worth considering:

1. It’s one of the most effective methods for detecting drug users in the workplace.

2. It’s non-discriminatory… it treats everyone fairly.

3. Supervisors don’t have the burden of selecting specific employees for testing.

4. The federal government requires it as a means of establishing safer highways, airways, and in other transportation environments.

5. The U.S. military has been using it for more than 25 years.

6. A number of states allow random testing.

7. It’s cost effective and easy to manage.

8. It increases the overall effectiveness of a drug testing program thus improving an employer’s overall return on investment in drug testing.

9. Drug users dislike random testing.


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