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

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Updated May 24, 2024

What you'll learn

  • The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) mandates drug 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 drug abuse and a random testing program that includes all employees.
Course Description

When it comes to managing a DOT drug testing program, it’s likely that – at some point – you’ll have an employee refuse drug testing. Even more disappointing, you may have an employee fail a drug test. As you probably already know, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) mandates drug 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 drug abuse 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 a drug test and your obligations as a supervisor.