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Accredited Collection Facility


As an Accredited Collection Facility, Intermountain Toxicology Collections, Inc., is dedicated to providing its clients with superior collection services, which ensure the integrity of the specimen and the privacy of the donor.  Intermountain Toxicology Collection, Inc. has successfully met the requirements of the Accredited Collection Facility Program, administered by the Drug & Alcohol Testing Industry Association (DATIA), which was created by quality minded leaders in the drug and alcohol testing industry interested in raising the level of the accuracy in urine specimen collections.

The Accredited Collection Facility Program involves upholding the highest professional standards in the following two main areas: 1) the collection facility and its operation and 2) the collection facility's personnel.  To obtain accredited status, collection facilities status, collection facilities are required to adhere to strict standards in areas such as regulatory compliance, company services standards, specimen handling, operational practices, business ethics and facility equipment.  All accredited collection facilities are also required to maintain a staff of Certified Professional Collectors (CPC) and are formally trained in DATIA's Collector Training Course, and a Certified Professional Collector Trainer (CPCT).

One of the most frustrating and costly aspects of workplace drug testing is the high incidence of rejected specimens due to errors at the collection site.  As an Accredited Collection Facility staffed with well-trained collectors, we can assure our clients that Intermountain Toxicology Collection, Inc. maintains a minimal number of rejected specimens, thereby saving everyone time and resources. 
Nationally Accredited for Administration of Drug and Alcohol Testing Programs (NAADATP)

The goal of the Nationally Accredited for Administration of Drug and Alcohol Testing Programs (NAADATP) program is to have a national standards program for companies who provide drug free workplace program management services, to ensure they have company specific standard operating procedures, safeguards, knowledge and professional practices that keep their clients in compliance with federal drug and alcohol testing regulations. There is a demonstrated need for standards in drug and alcohol testing program management. A clear consensus of opinion exists that standards need to be adhered to on issues of random notification, notification of positives, liability insurance, pre-employment testing rules, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) etc. 

The NAADATP program not only provides guidelines for management of drugfree workplace programs, but also affords employers an assurance of quality. By utilizing a NAADATP
provider, employers can rest assured that the provider of services is in full compliance with regulations. Through the required contract process, employers are made aware of what services they are being provided. In cases where the client does not have all services provided by the NAADATP provider, the contract spells out what additional services need to be performed for the employer to be in full compliance with any applicable federal regulations. 

Through this program, accreditation provides the company with recognition for their excellence and adherence to industry established standards.