Drug Testing Laws in the State of Utah
Voluntary Drug and Alcohol Testing Act This law provides that no cause of action may be brought against any employer who establishes a drug and alcohol testing program in compliance with the act. Employers are specifically authorized to conduct any type of testing in order to maintain the safety of employees and the public or to maintain productivity and quality of services and products. If a testing program is implemented, all management personnel must also be subject to testing. The law requires that specific requirements be met with regard to drug testing procedures.
UTAH Workers' Compensation State law provides that when an employee's injury or occupational disease is caused by the use of illegal substances, the intentional use of prescribed substances or from intoxication, benefits are denied unless the employer permitted, encouraged or had actual knowledge of such behaviors.
State Drug Testing Laws