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Reasonable Suspicion Drug And Alcohol Testing For Managers And Supervisors

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Reasonable Suspicion Drug And Alcohol Testing For Managers And Supervisors

As a supervisor of those with safety-sensitive positions, such as operating a motor vehicle, you have an obligation to address a situation if you have reasonable suspicion to suspect an employee is abusing alcohol or other drugs and they are under the influence. Subsequently, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has identified clear and specific guidelines to help supervisors decide whether they ought to refer an employee for immediate drug and alcohol testing using reasonable suspicion as the basis for the referral.

This Reasonable Suspicion Drug And Alcohol Testing For Managers And Supervisors course aims to provide managers and supervisors with the basis for understanding the importance of drug and alcohol testing for CDL drivers in compliance with DOT regulations. The course starts explaining reasonable suspicion testing in the workplace by covering what it is and what it is not. The course demonstrates how to recognize signs and symptoms of substance abuse, and how to approach an employee suspected to be abusing drugs or alcohol.

Utilize this course to ensure a clear and consistent understanding of reasonable suspicion testing and to help managers act when changes in an employee’s appearance or behavior over time indicate that they may be abusing drugs or alcohol.

Video on Demand   This course is in the Video On Demand format, to read about Video On Demand features click here.

  • Install on any SCORM LMS
  • Full-screen video presentation
  • Print certificate and wallet card
  • You have 30 days to complete the course

Managers and supervisors in transportation

The course presents the following topical areas:
  • Introduction
  • An Overview Of Reasonable Suspicion Testing
  • What Makes Suspicion Reasonable?
  • Recognizing Signs Of Substance Abuse
  • Approaching The Employee
  • Conclusion

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