The course focuses on the key aspects of a regulation-compliant drug and alcohol testing program.
This course, developed in conjunction with the experts from the Transportation Safety Institute (TSI) of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), looks at the motor carriers requirements for a Controlled Substances and Alcohol Use Testing Program. The course focuses on the key aspects of a regulation-compliant drug and alcohol testing program.
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Delivery Method: Online
Regulations: FMCSR – 49 CFR 382 and 40
This course is intended for all motor carrier personnel associated with their company’s Controlled Substances and Alcohol Use Testing Program, including:
- Safety Compliance personnel
- Safety Supervisors
- Human Resource (HR) personnel
- Operators of commercial motor vehicles
After taking this course, you will be able to:
- Describe the purpose of the Drug and Alcohol Use and Testing regulations
- State the prohibitions and consequences for the use of alcohol and controlled substances, including the role of the SAP in positive drug test results
- Outline the general procedures for testing, the six types of testing required, and the specific requirements for pre-employment testing
- List the specific requirements for random testing, post-accident testing, reasonable suspicion testing, return-to-duty testing, and follow-up testing
- Recognize the requirements for record retention and confidentiality, and for providing a drug and alcohol policy to employees.