Training on Texas Workplace Drug Testing Laws

Workplace training for testing laws will be available to learners 48 hours after enrollment, including delivery of a quick reference guide.

Under Texas law, there is very little limitation placed on private employers in implementing a drug-free workplace policy. An employer can perform a drug test for a wide variety of reasons including in pre-employment context, as part of a random testing program, after a qualifying accident, under reasonable suspicion, or as part of a return-to-duty agreement.

The State of Texas requires certain elements to be met when implementing a drug testing policy in order to qualify for certain unemployment and workers’  compensation benefits. Employers must give adequate notice and have implemented a proper procedure for including chain of custody for testing for drug and alcohol tests.

This course is ideal for the following professionals who want to enhance their knowledge and skills related to drug and alcohol testing in the workplace:

  • Employers and human resources personnel
  • Occupational health and safety professionals
  • Law enforcement officers
  • Legal professionals
  • Substance abuse counselors and mental health professionals
  • Educational administrators
  • Policymakers and regulators
  • Individuals interested in personal knowledge

Enroll now and join us in promoting a safe and drug-free workplace while ensuring legal compliance with Texas' drug and alcohol testing laws.

In this comprehensive course created by subject matter and drug-free workplace expert, attorney Andrew Easler, Esq, learners will gain a deep understanding of the laws and regulations surrounding workplace drug testing in Texas.

Focusing on private employers, we will explore the various reasons for implementing drug tests, such as pre-employment screening, random testing programs, post-accident assessments, reasonable suspicion, and return-to-duty agreements.

We will discuss the requirements and procedures that must be in place to ensure compliance with Texas' unemployment and workers' compensation benefits system. This includes providing adequate notice to employees and establishing the proper chain of custody protocols for drug and alcohol testing.

Key topics covered in the course include:

  1. An Overview of Texas drug testing laws and regulations
  2. Employer rights and responsibilities in maintaining a drug-free workplace
  3. Drug and alcohol testing procedures and methods
  4. Chain of custody requirements and best practices
  5. Handling positive drug test results and consequences for employees
  6. The impact of medical and recreational marijuana on workplace drug testing in Texas
  7. Confidentiality and privacy considerations in drug testing
  8. Federal drug testing requirements and their interaction with Texas law

This course is designed for professionals such as employers, human resources personnel, occupational health and safety professionals, law enforcement officers, legal professionals, substance abuse counselors, mental health professionals, educational administrators, policymakers, regulators, and individuals interested in personal knowledge.

Upon completing this course, learners will be equipped with the knowledge and skills necessary to promote a safe and drug-free workplace while ensuring legal compliance with Texas' drug and alcohol testing laws. Enroll now to gain valuable insights and expertise in this critical aspect of workplace management.

Upon completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the legal requirements and best practices for drug and alcohol testing in the workplace in Texas
  • Comprehend Texas privacy laws and their impact on drug and alcohol testing
  • Identify the procedures for drug and alcohol testing, including sample collection, laboratory testing, and confirmation testing in Texas
  • Recognize the consequences of non-compliance with Texas' drug and alcohol testing laws
  • Implement and maintain effective drug and alcohol policies and programs in the workplace for Texas employers

DOT Compliant Training

The course is made to meet or exceed the stringent training and certification benchmarks established by federal and state regulatory bodies across all 50 states and their territories, as well as in Canada, Mexico, and any country following DOT regulations for agencies including FMCSA, FAA, FTA, FRA, USCG, and PHMSA, along with other jurisdictions that apply DOT guidelines.


Content Made and Reviewed by Attorneys

Taking a course developed and reviewed by attorneys with expertise in their subjects ensures learners receive accurate and relevant content. Their specialized knowledge translates into practical insights, preparing learners for real-world applications.


Collector Support® for Drug Testing

Learners, managers, and supervisors have direct access to our team of trainers for inquiries, assistance, or questions. Reach out to a US-based trainer by calling or sending an email. We are committed to responding quickly during regular business hours, ensuring you receive timely support to enhance your learning experience.


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Our eLearning platform, with its intuitive design, is accessible across all modern desktops, mobile devices, and tablets, ensuring a seamless learning experience. Our courses remain active until completion, eliminating the need to rush and promoting better retention, performance in practice, and reduced errors compared to conventional training methods.


Credits Expire Only After Acceptance

Content credits provide a flexible approach to training, only expiring when the user accepts the course invitation. This means training managers can purchase credits ahead of time, enjoy cost savings, and be free to allocate training as it suits training schedules or organizational needs.


Download Certificates Upon Completion

After course completion, learners can immediately download their training certificates. Managers and trainers will also have the ability to view and download certificates for their employees, streamlining the documentation of completed training.


Instant Manager Account with 2+ Content Credits

With the purchase of two or more credits, a manager account is automatically created. This account streamlines the process of inviting employees, consolidates training certificates, and assists with general compliance and certification training audits.


Volume Discounts

Did you know that our course credits never expire? This provides the flexibility to stock up and learn from anywhere in the world and at any time. Plus, purchasing in bulk is cost-effective, as volume discounts are automatically applied during checkout, providing more value for your investment.


Compliant with State Regulations

This course is made to meet or exceed the training standards and requirements set by the specific state, province, or territory for which it was created and intended. Please note that additional licensing, permits, or registrations may be necessary and should be obtained from the relevant state agencies as needed.


Instant Access to Courses and Content Credits

Trainers and managers can instantly invite learners to access courses. Upon registration or receiving an invitation, learners gain immediate entry to start their training


Estimated 1 Hour of Learning

This course provides an estimated 1 hour of content and training and was made to meet or exceed all relevant federal or state training hour mandates, as well as any other certification or qualification requirements. While the duration is for planning and compliance purposes, the completion time may vary according to each learner’s pace, reading speed, and comprehension ability.

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