COVID-19 Update from FSSolutions

Due to the recent COVID-19 surge, some clinics and collection sites in our network are experiencing capacity and staffing issues. FSSolutions’ is doing its best to mitigate these issues, which may impact documentation and turnaround time. Please have your donors/candidates call the site to confirm hours of operation and wait time.

The Department of Transportation, Federal Railroad Administration, published in the Federal Register May 17, 2012, a Notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM)

The NPRM is proposing additional toxicologicaltesting for non-controlled substances to be tested forpost-accident tests.

The substances the FRA routinely conducts for post-accidenttests are marijuana, cocaine, phencyclidine (PCP), and certainopiates, amphetamines, barbiturates, and benzodiazepines. They areproposing adding two types of non-controlled substances which aretramadol (a synthetic opiod) and sedating antihistamines.

Comments must be submitted on or before July 16, 2012.

See link for further information:

http://www.swiftpage6.com/CampResource/2Y0RJSUNI4KRSDL4/1/text.pdf

 

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