As one of the industry's only ISO 9001:2008-certified, third party administrators, BIG® offers a high-quality comprehensive suite of occupational health screening (OHS) services. We provide truly integrated program management resources with the flexibility to meet all requirements for drug and alcohol testing, physicals, vaccinations and more.
We offer national screening capability through a comprehensive pool of thousands of mobile collectors, collection sites and medical facilities located throughout the United States, plus agreements with multiple HHS/SAMHSA-certified testing laboratories. These services are also available on an international basis.
Our full array of OHS support services, tools and resources for enhanced program effectiveness, efficiency and convenience, includes:
• TriTrack—our proprietary online specimen tracking system
• On-staff Medical Review Officer (MRO) services
• Automatic chain of custody form printing and replenishment
• Automated, integrated, and customized results delivery
• Scored results through our Report Scoring System
• After-hours emergency services
Drug Testing (Instant to 48-hour turnaround)
Our drug testing services include urine, hair and saliva-based screening methodologies utilizing both laboratory and instant testing technologies. Tests can be performed through our onsite collector network or our vast pool of more than 10,000 collection sites located throughout the United States and Canada.
Employers can select from 5-panel testing (amphetamines, cocaine metabolites, marijuana metabolites, opiates, phencyclidine); 9-panel testing (amphetamines, cocaine metabolites, marijuana metabolites, opiates, phencyclidine, barbiturates, benzodiazepines, methadone, propoxyphene); or customized panel testing. We accommodate tests for specific drugs, such as Ecstasy and OxyContin, as well as testing for adulterants.
We can perform drug testing for pre-employment, reasonable suspicion/for cause, random testing, post-accident, return to duty and other purposes, using procedures that comply with your company policy as well as DOT guidelines and applicable state laws.
Breath Alcohol Testing (Instant to 48-hour turnaround)
Our breath alcohol testing services offer breath specimen analysis at your location or at any of our thousands of certified collection facilities. Breath alcohol tests are performed by DOT-certified technicians using federally approved testing equipment.
Random Program Management (RPM)
Our random program management (RPM) services include automated random periodic selections of test subjects from your employee lists, Web-based notification of selections, test scheduling assistance and automated compliance monitoring via myBIG.net, our Web-based report management system. All selections and testing are conducted in compliance with your company policy and/or DOT guidelines.
Medical Review Officer Services
BIG’s Medical Review Officers (MROs), certified by the MROCC and/or AAMRO, perform complete drug test review and verification services, including the applicant interview, results investigation and results reporting. Our MROs are also directly available to you at any time for ongoing consultation on your program.
Our physical examinations service includes exams for DOT, post-offer, return-to-work and other purposes requiring the evaluation of the applicant’s physical ability to meet the essential functions of a job position. BIG® can coordinate scheduling, maintain and review results records and data, administer billing, and assist in interpretation of exam results, all in accordance with DOT guidelines and/or your company policy.
BIG® can offer vaccination services including PPD Skin Test for Tuberculosis (TB), BCG Vaccine for TB, Hepatitis Vaccines and other vaccines in accordance with your company policy. Vaccinations can be administered at your site or through our network of thousands of medical clinics throughout the United States and Canada.
Drug-Free Workplace Policy Development and Review
BIG’s OHS team can offer policy development support through sample policy materials, review of your existing policy and direct access to our MROs for policy consultation. We will also provide you with continual updates on emerging occupational health screening issues and pending federal and state legislative changes.
Other services include:
• OSHA Compliance
• Medical Surveillance Programs
• Hearing Conservation Programs
• Executive Examinations/Physicals
• Independent Medical Evaluations
• Worker Compensation Case Management
• Smoking Cessation
• Stress Management