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Why is DOT Drug Testing Training Necessary?

Why is DOT Drug Testing Training Necessary?

To understand why DOT Drug Testing is necessary, we must first examine the nature of it. DOT Drug Testing regulations came about in 1991 after Congress passed the “Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act of 1991” to protect the American people from transportation...

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Pros and Cons of Different Drug Testing Certification Programs

Pros and Cons of Different Drug Testing Certification Programs

Becoming a credentialed drug screening professional can offer you access to a rewarding career, but getting started might not be as easy as it seems. You’ll need to determine which type of certification you wish to pursue, and each comes with its pros and cons. You’ll...

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The Most In-Demand Drug Testing Courses

The Most In-Demand Drug Testing Courses

As more and more businesses realize the importance of drug and alcohol testing for employees, and more businesses comply with federal guidelines, the need for trained, certified testing professionals increases. Today, you can embark on a rewarding career by completing...

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Is Online Drug Testing Training Right for Your Needs?

Is Online Drug Testing Training Right for Your Needs?

Drug testing training can prepare you for a rewarding career working with DOT-regulated companies, private employers, and in other areas. Many companies today have Drug Free Workplace policies that prohibit employees from working under the influence of drugs or...

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Important Tips on Becoming a DOT Urine Specimen Collector

Important Tips on Becoming a DOT Urine Specimen Collector

Drug testing is generally completed by using either blood or urine samples. This is true for non-DOT testing; however, DOT testing requires adherence to strict requirements and guidelines which limit collections to urine specimens only. If you are wondering...

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How to Earn Your Breath Alcohol Technician Certification

How to Earn Your Breath Alcohol Technician Certification

The world of drug screening has expanded considerably in recent years as a new focus has been put on workplace safety and maintaining a drug and alcohol-free environment. The upshot of this was the creation of new career possibilities in the drug and alcohol screening...

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Becoming DOT Drug Testing Collection Qualified

Becoming DOT Drug Testing Collection Qualified

DOT regulated companies are under significant regulatory constraints when it comes to drug testing. The government sets specific regulations for each transportation industry, from the Coast Guard to the FAA and everything in between. For organizations considering...

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Choosing a DOT Drug Testing Supervisor Training Program

Choosing a DOT Drug Testing Supervisor Training Program

Both federal and state governments mandate that DOT-regulated companies from taxicab companies to freight haulers sponsor certain employees through DOT drug testing supervisor training. Because of the tremendous need for these programs, a number of course providers...

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Types of DOT Drug and Alcohol Training for Employers

Types of DOT Drug and Alcohol Training for Employers

DOT regulated companies face significant requirements in the realm of drug and alcohol training. Because employees in safety-sensitive positions have significant responsibilities to provide safe transport to their customers, it is essential that they are fully trained...

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Choosing DOT Drug and Alcohol Training for Employers

Choosing DOT Drug and Alcohol Training for Employers

The United States Department of Transportation mandates that all companies that fall under its umbrella provide training for employees, supervisors, and managers concerning drugs and alcohol in the workplace. While the DOT does provide leeway in terms of how this...

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What are the Types of Drug Testing Certification Programs?

What are the Types of Drug Testing Certification Programs?

Whether you’re a professional looking to start a new career, or an employer seeking to have in-house staff credentialed for drug screening, understanding the types of drug testing certification programs is important. There are several options, and they differ in...

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The Differences Between DOT & Non-DOT Drug Testing Programs

The Differences Between DOT & Non-DOT Drug Testing Programs

Suggested Courses: DOT Urine Specimen Collection, Non-DOT Urine Specimen Collection Drug and alcohol testing play important roles in all businesses, regardless of industry. However, you’ll find that when it comes to DOT and non-DOT drug and alcohol testing program...

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What is Employer DOT Drug Testing Supervisor Training?

What is Employer DOT Drug Testing Supervisor Training?

Transportation companies have a responsibility to their customers and clients to provide safe, reliable transport from one place to another. That applies whether you run a bus company, a limo company, an airline, or something completely different. While there are...

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When Is Drug and Alcohol Testing Performed?

When Is Drug and Alcohol Testing Performed?

Drug and alcohol testing has become an accepted thing in most workplaces, although there are several states in the country that limit an employer’s ability to test employees. The DOT also mandates only a limited range of drugs that can be screened for with these...

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Who Must Have DOT Drug and Alcohol Awareness Training?

Who Must Have DOT Drug and Alcohol Awareness Training?

All DOT companies are subject to providing employees and supervisors with DOT drug and alcohol training. For supervisors, this takes the form of reasonable suspicion and company policy implementation training. For other employees, it takes the form of DOT mandatory...

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What Is DOT Mandatory Drug & Alcohol Awareness Training?

What Is DOT Mandatory Drug & Alcohol Awareness Training?

Transportation companies employ safety-sensitive employees. These might be airline pilots, bus drivers, railroad engineers, or some other type of professional. However, all employees of DOT companies play an important role in safeguarding passengers and customers. DOT...

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Understanding Non-DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing Programs

Understanding Non-DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing Programs

When it comes to DOT-related companies, the federal government sets very strict standards in the way of drug and alcohol training and testing. How do non-DOT drug and alcohol testing program requirements vary from those, though? Actually, there are several key...

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