Drug Testing Santa Ana, California
Smart Drug Testing locations in Santa Ana, CA provide drug testing, alcohol testing, DOT physicals, DOT drug testing and DNA testing at over 20 drug testing locations in Santa Ana, 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 Santa Ana, California 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 Santa Ana, California
To schedule any type of drug test at our Santa Ana, 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 Santa Ana, California
Passing south on Interstate 5, the Santa Ana Freeway, just below the Orange Crush Interchange, you come across a place that bills itself on its water-tower as, “Downtown Orange County.” That is not too farfetched as Santa Ana is the Orange County seat, which is to say all the main Orange County government services are headquartered in the city. In fact, and here is a Santa Ana fact in the opening paragraph, the Orange County government is the largest employer in Santa Ana. So, with a quick glance passing along down the I-5 Santa Ana, like much of Southern California, looks so much like one of the many same suburban cities making up the puzzle piece of the Los Angeles Basin. Getting off the freeway and spending some time in the city you will see there is much more to Santa Ana than meets the eye.
There is a perception in Orange County and around Southern California that Santa Ana is not quite safest place to be. Sure, like any large city they have their problems, from street crime to corruption in city government, and some of these problems make the rounds on local news and even international news. However, and this is another thing that surprises many people, according to a 2011 Forbes study of cities with populations of 250,000 and up, Santa Ana ranked as the nation’s fourth safest city. Santa Ana is one of America’s top five most densely populated cities ranking up there with New York and San Francisco. However, in total population numbers Santa Ana is not the largest city in Orange County with its 329,427 residents, according to the 2011 U.S. Census. Rather, the most populated city in Orange County is the home of the Mouse, Anaheim, with their 336,265 residents, according to the 2010 U.S. Census
Drug Testing Santa Ana, 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 Santa Ana, California (DOT 49 CFR, Part 40 Requirements)
Smart Drug Testing provides DOT drug testing and DOT breath alcohol testing at our locations in Santa Ana 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 Santa Ana, California (Probation/Child Custody)
Our local Santa Ana 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.
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Child/Family/Personal Drug Testing Santa Ana, 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 Santa Ana, 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 Santa Ana, 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 Santa Ana CA, is our #1 Priority and we look forward to serving the needs of our clients.
Drug Testing Locations in Santa Ana, CA
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Santa Ana /ˌsæntə
Santa Ana is in Southern California, adjacent to the Santa Ana River, about 10 miles (16 km) from the coast. Founded in 1869, the city is part of the Greater Los Angeles Area, the second largest metropolitan area in the United States, with almost 18 million residents in 2010. Santa Ana is a very densely populated city, ranking fourth nationally in that regard among cities of over 300,000 residents (trailing only New York City, San Francisco, and Boston). In 2011, Forbes ranked Santa Ana the fourth-safest city of over 250,000 residents in the United States.
Santa Ana lends its name to the Santa Ana Freeway (I-5), which runs through the city. It also shares its name with the nearby Santa Ana Mountains, and the Santa Ana winds, which have historically fueled seasonal wildfires throughout Southern California. The current Office of Management and Budget (OMB) metropolitan designation for the Orange County Area is Santa Ana–Anaheim–Irvine, California.