Random Drug Testing Guidelines

Those wishing to implement a drug-free workplace policy and program should seek the council of a professional third-party administrator (TPA), which can advise on the proper way to conduct random testing. The use of this form of testing can help discourage the use of drugs or abuse of alcohol while the employees are working, creating a safer, healthier workplace. This type of drug screening is a requirement of Department of Transportation (DOT) regulated companies, regardless of state law, including the FAA, FMCSA, USCG, PHMSA, FRA, FTA and the FRA. A few best practices addressed by the DOT Best Random Drug Testing Practices include: random testing for safety-sensitive employees, Random Testing Rates, and information about who is required to have random testing under DOT rules.


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