Can I still be a DOT Driver if I fail a drug test?
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by Esther Miller
4M ago
A better question to ask, is am I still employable if I fail a drug test? The short answer is not right away. It used to be when a CDL driver who failed a drug or alcohol test would simply move on to a new employer who didn’t know the DOT rules or check the ..read more
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What is a DOT MIS Report?
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by Drug Free Business
7M ago
What is a Department of Transportation Drug & Alcohol MIS Report? This report is a summary of all DOT drug and alcohol tests for employers who are required to comply with DOT regulations within a given year. The database is required for each employer in each mode of transportation including FMCSA (including owner/operators), FTA, FRA, FAA, PHMSA and US … What is a DOT MIS Report? Read More ..read more
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What is an S.A.P.?
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by tpool
1y ago
If you have an employee who tests positive for either drugs or alcohol and falls under DOT regulations, you are required by law to refer that employee to a Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) and the employee is then required to complete their prescribed return-to-duty plan before they can return to safety-sensitive duties.   The SAP is … What is an S.A.P.? Read More ..read more
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The Benefits of Onsite Drug Testing in 2023
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by Drug Free Business
1y ago
Onsite drug testing for abuse at the worksite can provide many benefits for both employees and employers. Here are some of the key advantages of onsite testing: Increased productivityBy detecting drug use quickly and effectively, onsite testing helps to minimize the impact of substance abuse on workplace productivity. This ensures work is completed efficiently and … The Benefits of Onsite Drug Testing in 2023 Read More ..read more
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January 2023 Newsletter
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by Drug Free Business
1y ago
Fresh Start Focus: Goodwill Industries January is a great time for a fresh start. We’d like to highlight one our clients, Goodwill Industries who has been providing fresh starts with their worker retraining programs and recycled and upcycled merchandise. since 1957. To learn more, click on the picture above. DOT DER question of the month: … January 2023 Newsletter Read More ..read more
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December 2022 Newsletter
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by Drug Free Business
1y ago
Whale Watching 2022 we had a whale of a good time of providing you, our family of clients with our services this year. These pictures are from our most recent company event, whale-watching provided by one of our clients, Puget Sound Express! Seeing these beautiful creatures in our gorgeous Northwest waters while sharing time with … December 2022 Newsletter Read More ..read more
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November 2022 Newsletter
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by Drug Free Business
1y ago
Focusing on Gratitude This month we are focusing on gratitude! Thanks to our many clients who choose to be Drug Free and make our communities a better place to live. This month we are especially thankful for Orion Industries. This non-profit provides job-training and job opportunities for employees who may have had barriers to meaningful … November 2022 Newsletter Read More ..read more
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Top 10 Drug Testing Terms Employers Need to Know
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by Drug Free Business
2y ago
When you are developing your company’s drug test policy, having a working knowledge of how the drug testing process works can help you alleviate future headaches and possible liabilities. Here is a sample of some of the most common terms that will help you navigate the drug testing process.  1. Drug Test Panel: This is the … Top 10 Drug Testing Terms Employers Need to Know Read More ..read more
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How an EAP Can Help Your Company
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by Drug Free Business
2y ago
Employee assistance programs (EAPs) can promote healthier and more productive workers. The global pandemic, inflation, and world events have pushed Americans’ stress to alarming levels, according to recent polls conducted for the American Psychological Association. When employees are preoccupied with these and personal issues such as drugs, alcohol, money, relationship or work problems, it can … How an EAP Can Help Your Company Read More ..read more
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What are the Criteria for DOT FMCSA Post-Accident Drug Testing?
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by Drug Free Business
2y ago
When an accident occurs involving one of your CDL drivers, a common reaction for many employers is to order federal Post-accident drug tests. Requiring Post-accident drug testing after all accident situations may seem logical, but DOT regulations are specific as to what is a qualifying event triggering a federal post-accident drug and alcohol test.  So … What are the Criteria for DOT FMCSA Post-Accident Drug Testing? Read More ..read more
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