Life Sciences

Life Sciences encompass companies in the fields of biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, food processing, environmental, biomedical devices and organizations and institutions that devote the majority of their efforts in the various stages of research, development, technology, transfer and commercialization.

Of paramount importance to the millions of consumers that rely on the products produced by this industry is safety, efficacy, and trust.

There are a variety of Life Sciences industries, and each are unique in the technology and research used to produce their products and services, yet there are common focus areas for each. They must all adhere to strict protocols, numerous regulations, and high standards to assure safety and prevent fraudulent activities within their organizations. A key component to assuring safety and risk prevention programs are in place, is a comprehensive background screening program.

Why does the Life Sciences Industry put their trust in CSI?

CSI understands a primary focus for Life Sciences is to mitigate risk. We offer a comprehensive screening program with an emphasis on quality and details. CSI has been serving organizations for over 45 years, and we are able to structure our background screening program to meet stringent hiring standards and regulatory requirements. We use search methodologies, incorporating investigative techniques, technology, and highly trained specialists in providing comprehensive, compliant, thorough, and timely background checks.


Biotech safety has some unique challenges, as this research involves, working with hazardous materials and bloodborne pathogens. Biotech organizations have a responsibility to avoid workplace hazards, assure the health and safety of the workforce and must have a risk prevention program in place that is tested regularly. An important component of any risk prevention initiative is a high quality background screening program.

CSI’s approach to background screening is unique to the industry, we utilize our extensive experience in servicing highly regulated and safety/security sensitive organizations. Our trained screening specialists apply our investigative techniques, technology, and analytical skills to each component of a background check. Our results are not a check the box report, we deliver, a timely, comprehensive, easy to understand report that enables an organization to screen smart, while reducing the risks associated with hiring employees.

With CSI you can rely on:

  • Our ability to understand the complex regulations
  • Quality and Accuracy
  • Quick Turnaround time
  • Screening packages specific to your various positions
  • Ongoing/Monitoring screening solutions
  • Vendor/Contractor screening solutions
  • Integrated solutions

CSI’s screening solutions are designed to address:

  • I9/E-Verify
  • Criminal
  • Statewide Sex Offender Registry
  • Education
  • Employment Verification
  • Professional License Verification
  • DEA
  • Global Watch Lists
  • OFAC
  • Medical Exclusion/Sanctions (FACIS)
  • Abuse Registries
  • Social Media
  • Drug and Alcohol Screening
  • Occupational Screening
  • Contractors and Vendors
  • Ongoing Monitoring
  • M&A due diligence

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