Tag Archives: clandestine laboratory

The Rise of Workplace Opioid Abuse

Written by: Virginia McCormick, NES, Inc. Employers are increasingly finding themselves confronting the realities of workplace opioid abuse.   Opioid Abuse an Enduring Concern in the Nation The odds of dying accidentally from an opioid overdose rose in 2018 to one in 96, according to an analysis published by Injury Facts, an extension of the National […]

Fentanyl and Other Opioids: Adapting to a Changing Landscape

Written by: Brian Escamilla and Joe Mangiardi of NES, Inc. Fentanyl and other opioids are being manufactured and consumed in more ways than ever before, requiring vigilance on the part of law enforcement, first responders, and NES to know how to be prepared for potential encounters with these hazardous substances.   NES Featured in U.S. Army Article […]

NES Awarded DEA Clandestine Laboratory Training Contract

Written by: Joe Mangiardi, NES, Inc.  Pictured above, clandestine laboratory training participants in level A personal protective equipment (PPE) strike a pose in front of the NES office in Folsom, California.   DEA Renews Clandestine Laboratory Training Contract with NES On December 1, 2017 NES was awarded a clandestine laboratory training contract with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) carrying […]

Use of Field Tests Comes into Question

Written by: NES, Inc. Staff Misunderstood field test equipment can lead to undeserved arrests.   Field Test Results Questioned Recent events involving presumptive field tests have led to questions being raised about their use. Several months ago a field test of an unknown white substance influenced an officer to interpret the results as positive for methamphetamine and, […]