19 May 2022
South Central Tennessee Development District , Mount Pleasant
Drug and Alcohol: Drug and Alcohol Program Manager (DAPM)
Description: This course will provide a comprehensive overview of the FTA Drug and Alcohol testing program, covering all major topic areas of FTA drug & alcohol compliance. The course will cover all requirements as well as best-practices to ensure ongoing efficiency, effectiveness, and compliance for a USDOT-FTA drug and alcohol testing program. The course covers such topics as regulatory history and requirements related to 49 CFR Part 655 and 49 CFR Part 40; policy development and implementation; categories of testing (i.e., pre-employment, random, post-accident, reasonable suspicion, return-to-duty, and follow-up); supervisor/employee training requirements; recordkeeping requirements; reporting procedures and requirements, including DAMIS; and testing procedures and services agent oversight (Urine Collectors, Breath Alcohol Technicians, MROs, SAPs, Laboratories, C/TPAs), among others. This training is also designed to keep transit managers up-to-date and knowledgeable about current compliance issues and the FTA audit process.
Drug and Alcohol: Reasonable Suspicion Determination
This presentation details the supervisor’s requirements to make reasonable suspicion referrals as mandated under the Federal Transit Administration’s mandated drug and alcohol testing program for public transit operators. In accordance with 49 CFR Part 655 and Part 40, supervisors are instructed on the FTA’s rule for making reasonable suspicion referrals and proper documentation of those referrals. Topics include long term/short term indicators, the definition of reasonable suspicion, signs, symptoms, and behaviors, and the documentation and referral process.
If you require a reasonable accommodation or modification in order to attend this training, please contact the training coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or 937-299-5007, at least two (2) business days prior to the training.
Lunch is not provided. You can bring lunch or restaurants are available near by.