DOT Regulation for Safety Sensitive Positions
DOT regulation 49 CFR Part 40
The Department of Transportation (DOT) regulation – 49 CFR Part 40 – defines the Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) as a person who evaluates employees who have violated a DOT drug and alcohol regulation.
When a person in a safety sensitive position is found to have violated a DOT alcohol or drug related regulation, a SAP evaluation is required.
Who is covered by this regulation?
There are many employees bound by the 49 CFR Part 40 DOT Regulation. They include*:
- School bus drivers
- Airplane mechanics
- Truck Drivers
- CDL holders
- Flight Attendants
- Train Engineers
* Please note this is just a sampling of the many types of employees covered by this regulation.
Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse | View PDF
For CDL drivers, employers, and C/TPAs (January 2020)
What Employers Need To Know About Drug and Alcohol Testing | View PDF
DOT Office of Drug and Alcohol Policy and Compliance Notice
Office of Drug and Alcohol Policy and Compliance Fact Sheet | View PDF
Workplace Testing Program / ODAPC’s role at DOT
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