Frequently Asked Questions: Tests and Screenings

Answers To Common Questions About Concentra Testing and Screening Services

  • Yes, Concentra provides a full range of drug tests, including non-regulated drug tests for pre-employment, random, post-accident, and reasonable suspicion purposes. We perform mandatory drug tests for all regulated industries.
  • Some of the drug tests Concentra provides include pre-placement drug testing, random drug testing, and DOT-compliant drug testing. Urine, breath, blood, and saliva specimens can be collected for drug screens where allowed within the parameters of applicable state and federal laws for non-regulated employment drug testing. For a full list of the drug tests we provide, please call your local center.

  • Concentra is committed to offering quick and efficient solutions for your drug testing needs. Urine sampling and recent-use oral fluid (saliva) drug screens are available at all of our centers within the parameters of applicable state and federal laws for non-regulated employment drug testing.

  • Our rapid drug testing technology identifies a negative test within minutes. Non-negative test results and regulated drug tests must be reviewed by a federally certified (SAMHSA) laboratory, which usually takes about three to five days.

  • Drug test results typically take 24 to 48 hours, depending on the type of test being performed (e.g., urine, hair or DOT). If Concentra serves only as the collection site for your drug tests, then results will be reported to you directly from your selected lab/third-party administrator, and result times may vary.

  • Yes, our drug tests comply with all state and federal regulations, including OSHA (the Occupational Safety and Health Administration). 

  • There are many different types of pre-employment screenings, but the four most common Concentra is asked to provide include:

    • DOT physicals
    • OSHA physicals (including hazmat and respiratory exams)
    • Pre-employment drug tests
    • Human Performance Evaluations (HPEs)
  • It tests an applicant’s ability to perform actions that are required by their job. This can include testing things like pushing, pulling, lifting certain weights, and squatting.

  • Pre-employment screenings improve workplace safety and can reduce employee turnover and direct costs by making sure that a job applicant can safely perform their job functions before they’re trained.

  • Yes, we provide biometric screenings in our centers.

  • Yes. Learn more about what we provide on our substance abuse management.