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Employee drug testing

L. Nye Stevens

Employee drug testing

statement of L. Nye Stevens, Associate Director, General Government Division, before the Subcommittee on Employment Opportunities, Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives

by L. Nye Stevens

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Published by U.S. General Accounting Office in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drug testing -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesTestimony -- T-GGD-88-14
    ContributionsUnited States. General Accounting Office
    The Physical Object
    Pagination7 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14901274M

    Jun 28,  · Drug testing under 49 CFR Part , Subpart A, is to be conducted as follows: Prior to employment, after an accident, randomly, upon reasonable cause, upon the return to duty, and; Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) required random follow-ups, of an employee who fails or refuses a DOT drug test required under Part Drug testing techniques and methods. (A) The initial drug testing protocol for state employees and applicants for state employment shall use an assay technique which meets federal department of health and human services requirements.

    To successfully implement a DOT Alcohol and Drug Testing program the employer is required to educate the employee about the testing rules, types of tests, consequences, and signs and symptoms of alcohol misuse and drug abuse. Federal Agency Workplace Drug Testing Programs. EFFECTIVE MAY 31, Note: This manual applies to federal agency drug testing programs that come under Executive Order dated September 15, , section of Public Law 71, 5 U.S.C. section note dated July 11, , and the Department of Health and.

    Department of Veterans Affairs VA HANDBOOK /4 Washington, DC Transmittal Sheet May 25, VA DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE PROGRAM 1. REASON FOR ISSUE: To revise Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) procedures regarding random drug testing for employees. An employee handbook, sometimes also known as an employee manual, staff handbook, or company policy manual, is a book given to employees by an employer. The employee handbook can be used to bring together employment and job-related information which employees need to know. It typically has three types of content.


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Employee drug testing by L. Nye Stevens Download PDF EPUB FB2

Laws on Employee Drug Testing. Find out your state's rules for testing applicants and employees. By Lisa Guerin, J.D. Except for certain employers in industries that are heavily regulated by the federal government (such as transportation, nuclear energy, and military contracting), federal law doesn't have much to say about drug testing.

Many. Jan 02,  · Employers Resources and Downloads. Employers seeking additional information on DOT drug and alcohol testing rules are encouraged to use the resources listed on this page. Workplace Drug Testing: Can Employers Still Screen for Marijuana. "When an employer receives a positive test result for marijuana and the applicant or employee claims to be a medical marijuana.

employee testing negative for illegal substances. [Company Name]'s policy is intended to comply with all state laws governing drug testing and is designed to safeguard employee privacy rights to the fullest extent of the law. Before being asked to submit to a drug test, the employee will receive written notice of the request or requirements.

Some industries, safety-sensitive jobs and federal contractors must comply with federal drug-testing rules that dictate the steps employers must take after an employee fails a drug screen. However. Dec 02,  · Don’t rush into putting a drug-alcohol abuse policy into your employee handbook.

And if you already have a policy on this topic in your handbook, review it to make sure it isn’t exposing you and your business to troubles you haven’t anticipated. Table of Contents Common Mistakes1) Drug Testing Program2) Inadequate Statement in Policy2) Not Defining.

Nov 08,  · If an employer knowingly allows an employee under the influence of drug misuse to continue working and his or her behaviour places the employee or others at risk, the employer could be prosecuted.

Implementation. So if an employer feels there is a justifiable health and safety risk, how should it implement a drug and alcohol testing policy?Author: Katherine Maxwell.

Aug 10,  · Random drug testing has little to no advanced notice, which is an effective deterrent to employee drug use. For Cause Drug Tests: Employees may be required to submit to a drug test if the company believes they have been under the influence of drugs or alcohol on the job, if unexcused absence from work or lateness is an issue, or if performance.

Employee Drug Policy The faculty and staff of Rhodes, as citizens, are responsible for knowing and complying with all applicable state and local laws that make it a crime to possess, sell, deliver or manufacture those drugs considered to be “controlled substances” by the state of Tennessee.

Oct 22,  · The book first gives an overview of drug-testing policy, facilitating drug testing and treatment, challenges to drug-testing programs, and state, local, and federal legislation on drug testing.

The text then defines the problem of drug abuse, including dimensions of abuse, defining the problem and the needs of employers, employing a drug abuse Book Edition: 1.

A drug testing consent form is used by companies and organizations to conduct mandatory drug and alcohol tests for all of their employees. A lot of companies would require applicants to take a drug test or screening test even before they hire a job candidate for the position.

With a drug testing policy you can ask the employee to visit the lab and learn of a potential issue before more serious problems arise. Without one, you will be hard pressed to justify sending the employee for testing. By the time you put a policy in place, it might be too late.

Drug testing: Rights and responsibilities for employers. It’s safe to say that employers will remember as the year of marijuana. With varied forms of legalization in effect throughout 26 U.S. states, marijuana has now become one of the country’s fastest-growing industries.

Jan 22,  · Employee Handbook. This publication was produced by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to assist safety-sensitive employees subject to workplace drug & alcohol testing in understanding the requirements of 49 CFR Part 40 and certain DOT agency regulations.

Nothing in this publication is intended to supplement, alter or serve as an. a drug & alcohol free transportation industry, and in passed the Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act, requiring DOT Agencies to implement drug & alcohol testing of safety-sensitive transportation employees.

The Omnibus Act’s testing requirements do not apply to PHMSA. The Drug and Alcohol Testing Industry Association (DATIA) is the national voice for program managers, laboratories, collection sites, third party administrators and other businesses which are a key part in drug deterrence and detection.

DATIA, formed inis a member association. Apr 18,  · Should You Test Your Employees For Drugs. By QuickBooks April 18, There are generally two forms of workplace drug testing: Pre-hire screening and current-employee testing. The latter, in particular, comes with a host of cultural and legal issues.

which can positively impact a company’s culture and overall employee morale. Drug testing can help to improve employee morale and productivity while decreasing absenteeism, accidents, downtime, turnover and theft. Because every business and workforce is unique, every employer should make a careful determination about the drug testing program elements that are most beneficial for their workplace.

Drug Testing At Work: A Guide for Employers and Employees [Potter & Orfali] on maybom247.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The new edition provides reliable, current information on the legal issues and the technology of drug testing in the workplaceAuthor: Potter & Orfali.

Drug testing, for example, may be mandated for some types of employees, as is the case with workers subject to U.S. Department of Transportation mandatory testing guidelines. Some federal contracts and grants may require employers to adopt drug-free workplace policies and possibly even to provide for drug-testing of employees.

Create Your Own Drug and Alcohol Workplace Testing Policy OPTION – 1) The U.S. Department of Labor’s Working Partners for an Alcohol and Drug-Free Workplace Program Advisory assists users to build tailored drug-free workplace policies and provides guidance on how to develop a comprehensive drug-free workplace program.(Free) ELaw Drug-Free.In terms of the Drug-Free Federal Workplace Program, SAMHSA is responsible for enforcing the Mandatory Guidelines on Drug Testing and coordinating the review of agency drug plans under E.O.

SAMHSA also provides technical assistance to Federal agencies on drug testing, medical review, laboratory certification, and overall drug program.Contact the closest drug testing location to request a drug test. Arrange to have the cab (or whoever) take the employee straight to the drug testing center, and be sure the employee also has a ride home for afterward.

If the employee refuses the drug test, you should refer to your policy, which should spell out what happens next.