DOT Drugs & Alcohol Testing: What Employees Need to Know SS17041AE (27 Min.)
You may have many questions about DOT Drug and Alcohol testing. This video answers them.
Who is subject to DOT testing?
Why are safety-sensitive employees tested?
What information must employers provide when I first begin performing DOT safety-sensitive functions ?
What conduct is prohibited by the regulations?
What drugs does DOT test for?
Can I use prescribed medications & Over-the-counter (OTC) drugs and perform safety-sensitive functions?
When will I be tested?
How is a urine drug test administered?
What are Medical Review Officers (MROs)?
If I disclose my prescribed medication use/medical information to the MRO during my interview, will the MRO report that information to a third party?
How is an alcohol test administered?
Should I refuse a test if I believe I was unfairly selected for testing?
What is considered a refusal to test?
What happens if I test positive, refuse a test, or violate an agency-specific drug & alcohol rule?
What are Substance Abuse Professionals (SAPs)?
How do I find a SAP?
Will I lose my job if I violate drug & alcohol regulations?
Will my results be confidential?
Will the results follow me to different employers?
What should I do if I have a drug or alcohol abuse problem?