Hernia.. drug test?

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by Richieeeups, Feb 10, 2016.

  1. Richieeeups

    Richieeeups New Member

    Will I be drug tested if I got a hernia because of work? I gotta go to the clinic today and was wondering because I do smoke weed regularly
  2. oldngray

    oldngray nowhere special

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  3. rod

    rod retired and happy

    Kind of late to worry about it now. Are you a driver?
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  4. Richieeeups

    Richieeeups New Member

    No I'm not a driver. Im a loader
  5. Brownslave688

    Brownslave688 You want a toe? I can get you a toe.

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  6. Big Arrow Down...D

    Big Arrow Down...D Leave the gun,take the cannoli

    Absolutely not...
  7. burrheadd

    burrheadd Creepy pervert

  8. rod

    rod retired and happy

    I doubt you have anything to worry about. From what I understand if you are a loader and show up for work regularly you can get away with anything short of being an ax murderer. (even that won't disqualify you during peak).
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  9. realbrown1

    realbrown1 Annoy a liberal today. Hit them with facts.

    Stay off drugs.

    You will be better off in the long run.
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  10. rod

    rod retired and happy

    I doubt he is looking for a lecture---more like permission to continue :-)
  11. realbrown1

    realbrown1 Annoy a liberal today. Hit them with facts.

    Who gives a crap what he is looking for?

    He needs to stay off drugs if he is going to continue to work for UPS.
  12. Brownslave688

    Brownslave688 You want a toe? I can get you a toe.

    I'm all for the legalization of weed. However it's still :censored2:ing illegal.

    If you're fine working part time at ups or Micky d the rest of your life go ahead. If not learn to do without.
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  13. burrheadd

    burrheadd Creepy pervert

    It's "Medicine"
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  14. olroadbeech

    olroadbeech Happy Verified UPSer

    "don't bogart that joint, my friend."

    btw . welcome to Brown Cafe where you will be lectured, ridiculed , judged, pre-judged, put down , bullied , and everything else under the sun by people that don't have to say it to your face.

    kinda like UPS.

    if you stop smoking you can send your stash to me.
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    Last edited: Feb 10, 2016
  15. hondo

    hondo promoted to mediocrity

    Maybe. It probably depends on the worker's compensation laws in your state.

    I suggest you call your union business agent (or an experienced shop steward) immediately!
  16. Returntosender

    Returntosender Well-Known Member

    You got a hernia at work. To deal with pain you smoke weed regularly.

    If they force you to see the company doctor? Doctors are either Board Cerified and Board Eligible? What kind of doctor you want checking out injury. Specially a injury close to your testes.

    Call your state medical vocational licensing division, see if that doctor license is current and if any previous medical malpractice complaints happened in the past. You might get some interesting answers.
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  17. rod

    rod retired and happy

    You might be onto something there. I wonder if the OP lives in a legalized medical marijuana state. He could get a prescription.
  18. Plenty of highly successful people out there who get high. Lawyers doctors all sorts.

    1BROWNWRENCH Amateur Malthusian

    HAH! I go nowhere near that stuff and I got tested for the third time in 5 months last week.
  20. MendozaJ

    MendozaJ Active Member

    You could probably get a prescription now if your state allows it.

    Never go to a UPS doctor, especially when a workers' comp claim is the next step.