Drug Testing Los Angeles, California
Smart Drug Testing locations in Los Angeles, California provide drug testing, alcohol testing, DOT physicals, DOT drug testing and DNA testing at over 25 drug testing locations in Los Angeles, CA and the surrounding area. Drug and alcohol testing services are provided for employers and individuals needing a test. Same day service is available and most testing centers are within minutes of your home or office. Our drug testing Los Angeles, CA services are provided in a friendly, convenient and confidential manner. Call us today or schedule online!
How to schedule a drug or alcohol test in Los Angels, California
To schedule any type of drug test at our Los Angeles, California locations, call our scheduling department at (800) 977-8664. You can also schedule your drug test online utilizing our express scheduling registration by selecting your test and completing the Donor Information/Registration Section. You must register for the test prior to proceeding to the testing center.
The zip code you enter will be used to determine the closest alcohol drug and alcohol testing center which performs the type of test you have selected. A donor pass/registration form with the local testing center address, hours of operation and instructions will be sent to the e-mail address you provided. Take this form with you or have it available on your smart phone to provide to the testing center. No appointment is necessary in most cases. However, you must complete the donor information section and pay for the test at the time of registration.
Facts about Los Angeles, California
When LA was founded, the city’s full name was “El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora Reina de los Angeles sobre el Rio Porciuncula.” (If your Spanish is rusty, that translates to “The town of our lady queen of the angels on the Porciuncula River.”). Los Angeles is widely famous for its interesting nicknames such as the ‘City of Angels,’ ‘Angel town,’La La Land,’ ‘Tinsel Town,’ ‘The Big Orange,’ ‘City of Flowers & Sunshine,’ and the most popular ‘L.A.’ In 1892, oil was discovered near what is now Dodger Stadium. By 1923, Los Angeles produced one quarter of the world’s oil. It still sits atop the third largest oil field in the country! An oil derrick on the property of Beverly Hills High School produces about 400 barrels a day. The school earns about $300,000 a year in royalties. If Los Angeles were its own country, its economy would be bigger than Saudi Arabia, Switzerland, and Sweden’s. Los Angeles was actually part of Mexico under the Spanish Empire before it was annexed by the U.S. in 1848 during the Mexican-American War.
A suburb of Los Angeles, Hollywood is a destination in itself, with its own unique history and iconic sites. The attractions in Hollywood are closely associated with the film of industry and the glamour of the silver screen. The Hollywood sign originally said “Hollywoodland.” The hillside Hollywood sign, Hollywood Boulevard, the walk of Fame, an the Chinese Theatre can easily fill a day or two of sigh seeing. Tons of stars are buried in Hollywood’s Forever Cemetery. One of them is Looney Tunes voice actor Mel Blanc, whose gravestone reads, “That’s all folks.” The City of Angels is so diverse that it is home to people from more than 140 countries who speak over 200 different languages. One can experience different cultures and languages by visiting nearby towns such as Chinatown, Korea Town, Little Tokyo, Little Ethiopia, Thai Town, and Little Armenia, etc. Los Angeles is the place to be. It is the only city in North America to have hosted the Summer Olympics twice. It would also host the 2028 Olympics. Los Angeles International Airport is the largest and busiest airports in California and 2nd busiest airport in the U.S. behind Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson. It is the 4th busiest airport in the world. Los Angeles might be the second most popular city in the US but Los Angeles always tops the list of world’s worst traffic congestion cities. According to reports, the time and fuel wasted during traffic congestions cost more than $2,800 to a typical driver.
Drug Testing Los Angeles, California –Urine or hair testing methods – you choose!
Smart Drug Testing offers different testing methods depending upon our customers needs. With a 1 to 5 day detection period urine testing is the most common method used by employers, courts and schools. However, hair drug and alcohol testing is becoming a frequently used testing method due to a detection period of up to 90 days and even longer in certain cases.
DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing Los Angeles, California (DOT 49 CFR, Part 40 Requirements)
Smart Drug Testing provides DOT drug testing and DOT breath alcohol testing at our locations inLos Angeles, CA which complies with all requirements of DOT 49 CFR Part 40.Most testing centers are within minutes of your home or office and the process to schedule a DOT drug test or DOT breath alcohol test is FAST AND EASY. Our staff is trained and certified in DOT drug testing procedures and chain of custody requirements. All DOT drug tests are analyzed by a SAMSHA certified laboratory and reviewed by our Medical Review Officer on staff.
Additional DOT Services:
- Consortium Enrollment
- Supervisor Training
- Employer Drug Policy Development
- MVR Reports
- Employee Training
- Background Checks
We also provide drug-free workplace programs to DOT regulated industries such as:
Court Ordered Drug Testing Los Angeles, California (Probation/Child Custody)
Our local Los Angeles, California drug testing locations provide drug and alcohol tests that are utilized for a wide variety of court ordered proceedings, including probation and other types of government required tests. Observed tests are available and tests results can be submitted for a wide variety of court ordered proceedings including probation hearings, child custody cases, litigation and all manner of government required tests.
Court ordered drug tests should contain detailed instructions specifying the type of test to be administered and the drugs that should be screened for. If sample collection needs to be witnessed in order to prevent potential tampering or substitution, those specifications will be stated in the court order.
On the Road or on Vacation? No Problem!
Smart Drug Testing has over 20,000 drug and alcohol testing locations nationwide, call us today to schedule a test in any state or city.
Child/Family/Personal Drug Testing Los Angeles, California
Smart Drug Testing offers convenient, cost effective and confidential options for parents, family members or anyone needing to take a drug or alcohol test for personal reasons. The process is simple, call us at (800) 977-8664 and speak with one of our customer service specialists to determine which testing option may be best for you. Or you may also register online to purchase your test.
Employer/Drug Free Workplace Testing Los Angeles, California
Smart Drug Testing specializes in providing cost effective and comprehensive Drug Free Workplace Programs which include: pre-employment, random, post accident and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing. As well as drug policy development, employee training and awareness signage and on-going consultation to ensure that a company is a drug free workplace. Many states offer discounts on workers compensation insurance premiums when a business is qualified as a drug free workplace.
When you arrive at our Los Angeles, California Drug Testing Locations- Be Prepared
When you walk into a collection facility also known as a collection site, our trained and certified collectors follow strict protocol procedures to ensure that donors receive a consistent, high-quality experience. Collectors are trained to follow a standardized process at every location to help control the integrity of the specimens and the drug test results and often these rigorous protocols can sometimes take donors by surprise. Here are some tips to ensure a smooth drug testing experience.
- Bring a valid Government issued photo ID
- Be prepared to remove all outer garments (e.g coveralls, jackets, sweaters, coats and hats)
- Leave briefcases, purses and bags behind
- Empty your pockets when instructed by the collector
- Cooperate with all collector instructions throughout the entire collection process.
What is a Drug Test?
A drug test is a technical analysis of a biological specimen, for example urine, hair, blood, breath, sweat, and/or oral fluid/saliva-to determine the presence or absence of specified parent drugs or their metabolites. Major applications of drug testing include detection of the presence of performance enhancing steroids in sport, employers and parole/probation officers prohibited by law (such as cannabis, cocaine, methamphetamine, and heroin) and police officers testing for the presence and concentration of alcohol (ethanol) in the blood commonly referred to as BAC (blood alcohol content). BAC tests are typically administered via a breathalyzer while urinalysis is used for the vast majority of drug testing in sports and the workplace. Numerous other methods with varying degrees of accuracy, sensitivity (detection threshold/cutoff), and detection periods exist.
A drug test may also refer to a test that provides quantitative chemical analysis of an illegal drug, typically intended to help with responsible drug use. pre-employment, random selection, post-accident and reasonable suspicion. Testing purposes for individuals can include court ordered, probation, child custody or for any other personal reason.
Drug test screening groups commonly used are a 5 panel, 10 panel and 12 panel drug test, (panels specify how many drugs will be screened) however customized screening can be analyzed for drugs such as opiates, bath salts, synthetic cannabinoids and a wide range of prescription drugs.
Smart Drug Testing also provides customized drug testing for synthetic marijuana, Ketamine, spice, kratom, bath salts and various opioids including Fentanyl, Oxycodone, Vicodin, Percocet, and others. Prescription drugs can be screened including Adderall, Ritalin, and Suboxone with levels reflecting usage.
Providing exceptional customer service and being available when you need us for drug testing in Los Angeles, CA is our #1 Priority and we look forward to serving the needs of our clients.
Drug Testing Locations in Los Angeles, CA
Don’t see a location near you, call 800-977-8664
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