Legally Defensible Specimen Collection
This video demonstrates the steps required for an observed legally defensible urine specimen collection for drugs of abuse testing. Failing to follow all of these steps could make it difficult to impossible to legally defend the test results produced from the specimen.
The key aspects of a legally defensible urine specimen collection and chain of custody are:
The step by step procedures needed to accomplish these four points are illustrated in this video.
Failing to perform or failing to perform correctly any of these steps could invalidate the defensibility of the test in court and compromise the goals of the agency’s drug testing program.