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Overview of DOT Compliance for Employers

Surviving a DOT Audit

Supervisory Reasonable Suspicion Determination

Upcoming Presentations

March 30, 2010
- Ephrata Community Hospital, Ephrata, PA 1 - 5 pm.

Supervisor Training in Dealing with Workplace Substance Abuse/Misuse

Rich Wilson will conduct a Supervisor training program which meets the mandatory requirements of all Department of Transportation (DOT) agencies for supervisors of regulated employees and is recommended for supervisors of non-regulated employees (Drug-free Workplace Act).

Participants will receive our comprehensive manual, A Supervisor's Guide to Dealing with Drugs & Alcohol in the Workplace, a Dangerous Drugs booklet and a certificate of completion noting DOT & Drug-Free Workplace compliance.

Topics include:

  •  Drug & Alcohol testing laws & Privacy concerns

  • Regulated (DOT) vs. Non-Regulated (Drug-free Workplace) Testing

  • Drug & Alcohol testing processes overview

  • How Employees try to avoid detection

  • Substance Abuse in Business

  • Reasonable Suspicion Determination

  • Identifying, Documenting & Confronting Substance Abuse Issues

Cost:  Workplace Partners Clients $ 50.00 each - Non Clients $ 60.00 each

For more information or to sign up for the seminar contact Judi Brosey at Workplace Partners at (717) 351-2426 or email her at jbrosey@ephratahospital.org or Rich Wilson at (610) 868-9783 or email him at rwilson@4fmcsahelp.net.

To request a seminar for your supervisors on-site, contact Rich Wilson at rwilson@4fmcsahelp.net or call (610) 868-9783,

Available Seminars

(Employer Site or for Organizations, Associations Seminar Presentations)
(Contact us for more information, availability or rates)

Overview of DOT Compliance for Employers:

This presentation covers the basic aspects of compliance for employers with Commercial Motor Vehicles, including safety and drug & alcohol testing. Our overview is recommended for employers, drivers and bargaining units (unions). Many hospitals, clinics, physicians, and other service agents have also enhanced their knowledge base and strengthened market share by utilizing us as a source of help and information.

Among the topics are:

  • Medical Examinations
  • Drug & Alcohol Testing
  • Driver Qualification Files
  • Driver Licensing & Endorsements
  • Driver Education & Training Requirements
  • Hours of Service
  • Vehicle Inspections & Maintenance
  • Accidents & Investigation
  • Written Drug & Alcohol and Safety Policies
  • Recordkeeping & Reporting
Surviving a DOT Audit (Review):

This Seminar is recommended for employers, contractors and insurance companies. It outlines the basic components of a DOT review and points out potential traps employers fail to recognize which can result in significant monetary fines as well as operating authority revocation. Subjects include:

  • Medical Examinations
  • Drug & Alcohol Testing Policies and Programs
  • Driver Qualification Files
  • Vehicle Maintenance
  • Record of Duty Status
  • Safety Fitness
Supervisory Reasonable Suspicion Determination:

The DOT requires employer to train supervisors in making reasonable suspicion determinations of potential workplace drug and alcohol use and to document training. This seminar meets the minimum requirements of DOT and is recommended for supervisors of non-regulated employees also. The course includes:

  • A Supervisor's Guide to Substance Abuse/Misuse in the Workplace
  • Overview of DOT & Drug-free workplace drug and alcohol testing rules & regulations
  • Workplace substance abuse/misuse (identifying, documenting, & confronting)
  • Reasonable Suspicion Determination (with easy to use "Observations" form)
  • Supervisory "Quick Reference" guide
  • Guide to Dangerous Drugs
  • Certificate of Training