DOT Alcohol Abuse: 10. Employee Training for Alcohol Testing
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DOT Alcohol Abuse: 10. Employee Training for Alcohol Testing

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Updated Jul 19, 2024

What you'll learn

  • Drug testing is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s effort to ensure that all transportation providers are drug- and alcohol-free – whether on the road, rails, waterways, or in the air.
  • Learn an overview of the DOT alcohol testing rules and procedures required for employees who perform safety-sensitive work.
Course Description

It’s usually mandatory to undergo alcohol testing if you’re in the transportation industry. It’s simply part of the job. Alcohol testing became a requirement in 1991 as part of the Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act. It’s part of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s effort to ensure that all transportation providers are drug- and alcohol-free – whether on the road, rails, waterways, or in the air. In this course, we’ll provide a general overview of the DOT alcohol testing rules and procedures required for employees who perform safety-sensitive work.