SonicTest Labs of Tempe Receives DATIA Accreditation

SonicTest Labs is proud that it employs collectors that have achieved the Certified Collector (CPC) and Certified Professional Collector Trainer (CPCT) designations through the Drug and Alcohol Testing Industry Association (DATIA) Collector Certification Program. This rigorous certification program requires experience in performing specimen collections, training of collection personnel to become proficient in urine specimen collections for drug testing in the workplace, as well as a comprehensive examination to test the proficiency level of the individual collector. By employing Certified Professional Collectors (CPC) and Certified Professional Collector Trainers (CPCT), SonicTest Labs can assure its clients that specimen collections are performed in a professional and consistent manner, maintaining confidentiality for the donor and security, integrity and control of the specimen.

As an Accredited Collection Facility, SonicTest Labs is dedicated to providing its clients with superior collection services, which ensure the integrity of the specimen and the privacy of the donor. SonicTest Labs 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 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 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) that 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 SonicTest Labs maintains the highest level competence, thereby saving everyone time and resources.

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