Federal DOT frequently asked questions

Do I need to have written policies that explain my program?   Yes. The DOT Agencies require employers covered under their regulations to have policies in place that fully explain their drug and alcohol program. Not only must you have policies, but you must also...

Arizona Drug Testing Laws

Arizona law allows employers to test for alcohol or drug impairment and regulates the procedures that employers must follow (AZ Rev. Stat. Sec. 23-493et seq.). This is a voluntary law that, if followed, limits employer liability with regard to actions alleging...

Texas Drug Testing Laws

Under Texas and federal laws, there is almost no limitation at all on the right of private employers to adopt drug and alcohol testing policies for their workers. Government employers are not so free, due mainly to court decisions holding that testing employees...

A drug-free workplace program should be monitored, measured for progress, and tracked for results. Even if you already have some or all of the program in place and have not been doing evaluations, you can still begin to evaluate. Plan to review and evaluate your...

Drug Testing Policy

If you have legal requirements for a drug-free workplace policy and program and comply with those requirements, you will reduce the chances that your organization will experience legal issues. First, you will be meeting the requirements of the law. Second, you will be...