U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) – Background Checks, a joint publication of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Federal Trade Commission
What Employers Need to Know
When making personnel decisions – including hiring, retention, promotion, and reassignment – employers sometimes want to consider the backgrounds of applicants and employees.
FMCSA Publishes a Drug & Alcohol Implementation Guide
Implementation Guidelines for Alcohol and Drug Regulations in Highway Transportation is a great tool for motor carrier employers in implementing the FMCSA drug and alcohol regulations.
The FMCSA Commercial Driver’s License Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse
The Clearinghouse is a secure online database that will give employers, the FMCSA, State Driver Licensing Agencies (SDLAs), and State law enforcement personnel real-time information about commercial driver’s license (CDL) and commercial learner’s permit (CLP) holders’ drug and alcohol program violations. An act of Congress directed the Secretary of Transportation to establish the Clearinghouse.
The Clearinghouse will enable employers to identify drivers who commit a drug and alcohol program violation while working for one employer, but who fail to subsequently inform another employer (as required by current regulations).
January 6, 2020, Mandatory use of the Clearinghouse goes into effect.
National Drug Control Strategy
Provides an overview of continued efforts by the Federal Government to further the goals of the National Drug Control Strategy.
Am I covered by DOT drug & alcohol testing regulations?
Many employees and employers have asked, “How do I know if I am subject to the U.S. Department of Transportation drug and alcohol testing regulations?” To answer this question, we have developed the following decision tree to assist you in determining if you are covered or not. The decision tree is only a guide and does not replace or supersede the actual regulations.
Americans with Disabilities Act
Current List of DHHS Certified Laboratories
National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information
Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988
The Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988 requires some Federal contractors and all Federal grantees to agree that they will provide drug-free workplaces as a precondition of receiving a contract or grant from a Federal agency.
Office of National Drug Control Policy
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
Federal Railroad Administration
Federal Transit Administration
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Drug-Free Workplace Guidelines and Resources
National Institute of Mental Health
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
Substance Abuse Mental Health Service Administration (SAMHSA)
PARTNERSHIP FOR A DRUG-FREE AMERICA ®- Bringing together renowned scientists, parent experts, and communications professionals to help parents prevent, intervene in and find treatment for drug and alcohol abuse by their children.
The Drink Wheel
Intoximeters Inc. “Drink Wheel” is a form that you can fill out that when completed will instantly compute your estimated blood/breath alcohol concentration (“BAC”) or blood alcohol content. This simulates the breath alcohol testing done by an Intoximeter Alco-Sensor IV. The Alco-Sensor IV is used in both Law Enforcement and Workplace Testing for alcohol testing. It is presented as a public service to Intoximeters web site visitors. Its primary purpose is to provide useful information about the responsible use of alcohol.