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Drug & Alcohol Regulation Updates Newsletters

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Issue 76: October 2022


  • 2022 Management Information System (MIS) Reporting
  • Employers who Operate Seasonally Must Still Meet Minimum Testing Rates
  • Common Follow-Up Testing Issues
  • DOT Tests Are Separate From and Take Priority Over Non-DOT Tests
  • Check with the Medical Review Officer (MRO) to Determine Cancellations due to Collector Error
  • Factoring Travel Times into Testing
  • Refusal Exemptions for Pre-Employment Tests
  • Taxicab Exception
  • More on Found Items: Unauthorized Items Left in the Restroom
  • Employer Discretion When Scheduling Random Tests
  • Drug and Alcohol Substance Abuse Trainings Available
  • If You Receive FTA Operating Funds, All Safety-Sensitive Functions are Covered
  • Reclassifying Drug and Alcohol Tests

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Last updated: Friday, October 14, 2022