Reasonable suspicion is one of several reasons an employer may rely on to require employees to submit to a drug or alcohol test. But what does having “reasonable suspicion” really mean when applying this concept in a drug-free workplace policy? Depending on the...
DOT Reasonable Suspicion Training for Supervisors
DOT Reasonable Suspicion Training for Supervisors Training is a 2-hour self-paced online training course that includes interactive videos, documents, and resources. Students who complete the course will be able to make reasonable suspicion determinations and accurately recognize the signs of suspicious behavior.
Reasonable Suspicion Training for Supervisors is only required once in a lifetime. However, if the FAA regulates the supervisors, they must enroll in recurrent/refresher training annually.
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Under federal law, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) mandates that certain employers involved in transportation-related fields train their supervisors in identifying the signs and symptoms of drug and alcohol use and abuse. These agencies include: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Federal Transit Administration (FTA), Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), United States Coast Guard (USCG), and Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA).
DOT Reasonable Suspicion Training for Supervisors is required for all personnel who manage one or more safety-sensitive employees covered by the agencies listed above. DOT reasonable suspicion training is designed to assist employers with ensuring compliance and safety, as these supervisors must be capable of making determinations to test an employee suspected of prohibited drug or alcohol use.
DOT drug and alcohol testing regulations require 60 minutes of training on indicators of probable drug use and another 60 minutes of training on the detection of symptoms of alcohol misuse. This course is designed to meet and exceed the training requirements and is DOT-compliant.
Students benefit from self-paced online training that includes interactive videos, documents, and resources. A certificate of completion can be downloaded immediately after passing the online exam.
Trained supervisors can recognize safety risks early and have a higher probability of intervening before an accident or injury.
Enroll in the DOT Reasonable Suspicion Training for Supervisors today and start learning the signs and symptoms of drug and alcohol abuse.
This course meets or exceeds the training requirements in all 50-states and for the following federal agencies:
- Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA),
- Federal Aviation Administration (FAA),
- Federal Transit Administration (FTA),
- Federal Railroad Administration (FRA),
- United States Coast Guard (USCG), and
- Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA).
Minimum Technology Requirements:
- A computer or mobile device that is less than 5 years old.
- Speakers, headphones, or earbuds to listen to audio
- Webcam for interacting with instructors during mock collection (this only applies to courses with mock collections)
- Internet Browsers, such as Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome, are preferred to download these browsers visit Mozilla Firefox (latest version) – Download or Google Chrome (latest version) – Download
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- A stable high-speed Internet connection or greater is required.
- If using Internet Explorer, please upgrade to Microsoft Edge since Microsoft has discontinued the use of Internet Explorer.
Drug & Alcohol Reasonable Suspicion Testing: A Guide for Workplace Supervisors
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Course Features & FAQ
This course meets or exceeds the training requirements in all 50-states, the following federal agencies: FMCSA, FAA, FTA, FRA, USCG, PHMSA, and other counties that use the DOT guidelines.
Live Customer Support
Students, managers and supervisors can contact us, chat with a us-based trainer to answer questions for the duration of the course by calling 1-888-390-5574, using our in-application live chat, or sending an email and we will respond within 60-minites during of regular business hours.
Learn Anytime & Anywhere
Our courses only expire when you're finished with they are finished with the course, this means that employees don’t feel rushed into “cramming” for a course only to forget the material a week later and therefore perform better in practice and make fewer mistakes than in traditional training environments.
Credits Never Expire
Unused course credits never expire, so feel free to order bulk credits to receive maximum discounts.
Same-day certificate issuance after completing a course, downloadable in PDF format & printable.
2 Hours of Learning
Instant Course Access
Employees receive instant course access right after registration or invitation sent by a training manager, or supervisor.
Instant Manager Accounts
When a employer purchases two or more credits we will automatically create a manager account which can then be used to invite employee, keep all training certificates in one place that will help you stay compliant and well prepared for a audit conduct by the DOT.
Volume discounts for credits are automatically applied during the checkout process. Did you know that course credits never expire so feel free to purchase credits in bulk.
Approved for CE Credits
We are an Approved Education Provider with many human resources certification organizations, licensing bodies and regulatory agencies throughout the world and we offer continuing education credits (CE Credits) with the majority of our courses.
Employers can purchase training and reference books which will assist students and supervisors in understanding the regulations involved for each applicable DOT sub agency including the FMCSA, FAA, FRA, FTA, PHMSA and USCG.
Legal Research on DOT Reasonable Suspicion Training
Exposing the Fireman’s Pole: The Constitutionality of Firefighter Direct Observation Random Drug Tests in Wilcher
Can an organization require random drug tests conducted under direct observation in a non-federally regulated testing pool? It depends. In Wilcher v. City of Wilmington the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit was asked to determine whether the City of...
What protections are afforded to employees subject to federally mandated drug testing programs? In 1986 an Executive Order barred drug use by federal employees who were on or off-duty and tasked executive agencies with developing a drug-free workplace plan. In...
The case Casados v. Denver involves an action challenging the constitutionality of a drug and alcohol testing policy based on reasonable suspicion. In October of 1988, the mayor issued Executive Order 94 (“the Order”) which established a drug and alcohol testing...
Dykes v. Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority involved Dykes, a bus driver employed by the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (“SEPTA”) and represented by the Transport Workers Union of Philadelphia, Local 234 (“Local”). On July 13,...
The Clash of the Titans: Reasonable Suspicion Drug Test Disputes Face Off Against an Employer’s Good Faith in Kelly v. Boeing
The following case from Oregon focuses on reasonable suspicion testing and when an employer has a good faith belief when taking adverse action against an employee. The court in Kelly v. Boeing Company grappled with whether an employer had good faith belief to...