Federal law specifies several situations in which motor carrier employees who perform “safety-sensitive” duties, such as drivers, are required to undergo drug or alcohol testing. One of these is when there is a “reasonable suspicion” that they may be “under the influence”.
“DOT ‘Reasonable Suspicion’ Testing Overview: for Managers and Supervisors” course discusses the concept of “reasonable suspicion”, the types of situations that justify reasonable suspicion testing, and the procedures that managers and supervisors should use to administer it fairly and effectively.
Topics covered in the courses include:
- An Overview of Reasonable Suspicion Testing
- What Makes Suspicion “Reasonable”?
- Recognizing Signs of Substance Abuse
- Approaching the Employee
- … and more