DOT Alcohol Abuse: 07. Refused or Failed Alcohol Tests
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DOT Alcohol Abuse: 07. Refused or Failed Alcohol Tests

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Updated May 24, 2024

What you'll learn

  • Every industry under the DOT’s oversight must comply with the testing rules, which include testing if there is reasonable suspicion of alcohol misuse and a random testing program that includes all employees.
  • Learn more about what it means for an employee to refuse or fail an alcohol test and your obligations as a supervisor.
Course Description

When it comes to managing a DOT alcohol testing program, it’s likely that – at some point – you’ll have an employee refuse alcohol testing. Even more disappointing, you may have an employee fail a test. As you know, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) mandates alcohol testing of all safety-sensitive employees. Every industry under the DOT’s oversight must comply with the testing rules, which include testing if there is reasonable suspicion of alcohol misuse and a random testing program that includes all employees. In this video, you’ll learn more about what it means for an employee to refuse or fail an alcohol test and your obligations as a supervisor.