The Good, The Bad & The Ugly Of Drug TestingMany people never consider drug testing vehicles that have been stolen and recovered or to have their rental properties tested after particularly messy tenants have vacated.Yet not doing this is leaving them wide open for potentially life threatening exposure to drugs like fentanyl. Life-Threatening!!!Now that I have your attention here's a bit more background to take the fear element up even higher, but don't worry I'll clarify a … [Read more...]
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You've Got to Know When To Walk Away From DangerA TRUE STORY Last year, I received a call from a family member in distraught, because her brother finally returned home after a long stay in the hospital. She was always worried about her younger brother and she just wanted to do good by bringing in professional cleaners and providing him with a clean, sanitized home when he returned.After asking her some initial questions (which is protocol before entering any premises) she … [Read more...]
Another Stolen Vehicle Recovered Sure, another stolen vehicle has been found and returned to it's owners and their initial thoughts may just be they're just glad to have it back, but did the thought of vehicle decontamination cross their mind?Probably not, but it should be a top priority.The majority of the time a vehicle is stolen it's for illegal activities and often it is related to drugs or the thief themselves is a drug user.This can involve needles, biohazards and even drug … [Read more...]
If you are a property owner, the chance that one of your properties will be used to process or distribute fentanyl or one of its derivatives is growing. Because fentanyl is generally produced elsewhere then shipped to distributors across North America, you are more likely to encounter it inside labs producing other drugs or inside distribution centers where they cut, package and send fentanyl and drugs that have been cut with fentanyl out onto the streets.Although a distribution lab does not … [Read more...]
There are multiple ways people can be exposed to fentanyl. Chemicals have become part of our daily lives. We use them for everything from cleaning windows to making automotive parts and lifesaving medicines. Unless you make a conscious effort to avoid coming into contact with them, you are likely exposed to a variety of commercially produced chemicals every day. Most of these chemicals have been tested and found to have negligible long-term side effects when used as directed. However, even these … [Read more...]