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Document Title:What Employees Need to Know About DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing
Number Of Pages:24 
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Keywords:49 CFR Part 40, substance abuse regulations, drug and alcohol  
Main Category:Drug and Alcohol 
Organization:US Department of Transportation
Office of the Secretary
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Sponsor Agency:ODAPC 
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Report Type:Information Booklet 
Description:The U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) substance abuse testingis crucial for the safety of employees, co-workers and the traveling public. The world's largest drug and alcohol testing program, these regulations cover 12.1 million people. And with that many people, confusion over the rules is inevitable, so this publication is for workers who call and say, 'Couldn't you just tell me what this means?' So, here it is ' a quick, readable guide to the basics every employee should know about the DOT drug and alcohol testing regulations. And, if you cannot find the answers in these pages, you will learn where to find them. Effective August 31, 2009, Direct Observation Collections are mandatory for all DOT Return-to-Duty and Follow-Up drug testing. This document has been updated to reflect these new requirements.  

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