DOT Alcohol Abuse: 03. Reasonable Suspicion and Post-Accident Testing for Alcohol
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DOT Alcohol Abuse: 03. Reasonable Suspicion and Post-Accident Testing for Alcohol

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Updated May 27, 2024

What you'll learn

  • In the transportation industry, alcohol testing is a standard part of the job.
  • Learn the specifics of reasonable suspicion testing and post-accident testing, to help you understand when you’re required to send an employee for alcohol testing in some of the more challenging circumstances you may face in your role.
Course Description

Initiating alcohol testing is one of the more uncomfortable tasks associated with being a supervisor of employees in safety-sensitive positions. But in the transportation industry, it's a standard part of the job. As a supervisor, you can alleviate some of the discomfort by knowing the federal rules and regulations regarding testing. In this video, we’ll go over the specifics of reasonable suspicion testing and post-accident testing, to help you understand when you’re required to send an employee for alcohol testing in some of the more challenging circumstances you may face in your role.