Company does urine AND hair test?

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    I'm about to go to a company orientation and they tell me now that they do both a urine and hair test. Why would they do both? are they bluffing about the hair test part? Thet last company I was with only did urine.
    I know I can pass the urine but the hair i'm not sure about because I took a xanax (anti-anxiety medication) my friend gave me because I was having a panic attack a week and a half ago. If I don't pass will it show up on the DAC or any national drug test DOT thing? Should I shave my whole body?! haha
     
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    Yes do it.
     
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    They will just send you home if they can't get hair to test.
     
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    When you say your WHOLE body it had better been everywhere. One guy did the shave routine and neglected the hair on his Johnson. Guess where they took their clipping from..
     
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    If I don't pass will it show up on the DAC or any national drug test DOT thing?
     
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    Good question. I am not sure if they keep a record of those that dont pass. Better let someone esle answer that. Anyone??
     
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    Hair tests show history of drug use and some other drugs as a back up to the pee test. The tox panels they use look for common things.

    IF you take something you are not prescribed, then it is dumb. Sorry but I dealt with too many people doing this and costing me money.
     
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    If I don't pass will it show up on the DAC or any national drug test DOT thing? Should I find some other type of work for a bit. I don't want to screw up my record. A lot of company applications ask 'have you ever failed a drug test' if I lied and said no is there any database or record they could check to find out if I lied. Again I am not a drug addict or even a recreational user. I am genuinely concerned about my record.
     
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    No offense intended but why would you do such a stupid thing knowing you where going to try to get a driving job?
     
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    The last company I worked for only did a piss test. I assumed it was the industry standard. I only took one Xanax and didn't know about companies hair testing. I haven't drove for over 8 months. Look I wrote this post because I needed help. Not to be bashed or called stupid people. If you can't answer the question please don't waste my time and yours.
     
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