The objective of this Policy is to develop a drug and alcohol-free workplace which will help ensure a safe and productive workplace and to provide education and treatment to our employees. In order to further this objective, the following rules regarding alcohol and illegal drugs in the workplace have been established.
1.The company want to get a safety place to work, meet the regulations of the DOT and federal agencies.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s alcohol and drug testing rules apply to every person and to all employers of such persons who operate a commercial motor vehicle in commerce in any state, and is subject to: (1) the commercial driver’s license requirements of 49 CFR Part 383;(2) the Licencia Federal de Conductor (Mexico) rquirements; or (3) the commercial driver’s license requirements of the Canadian National Safety Code.
1. Alcoholism and other drug addictions are recognized as diseases responsive to proper treatment, and this will be an option as long as the employee cooperates.
2. The manufacture, distribution, dispensing, possession, sale, purchase, or useof a controlled substance on company property is prohibited.
3. Being under the influence of alcohol or illegal drugs on company property is prohibited. The unauthorized use or possession of prescription drugs or over-the-counter drugs on company property is prohibited.
4. Employees who violate this Policy are subject to appropriate disciplinary action including termination.
5. ThePolicy applies to all employees of the company regardless of rank or position and includes temporary and part-time employees.
Company Premises - All company property including vehicles, lockers, and parking lots.
Company Property - All company owned or leased property used by employees such as vehicles, lockers, desks, closets, etc.
Controlled Substance - Any substance listedin Schedules I-V of Section 202 of the Controlled Substance Act (21 U.S.C. S 812), as amended. Copies are maintained for employee review by Personnel and Health Services.
Drug - A drug is any chemical substance that produces physical, mental, emotional or behavioral change in the user.
Drug Paraphernalia - Equipment, a product or material that is used or intended for use in concealing anillegal drug or for use in injecting, ingesting, inhaling or otherwise introducing into the human body an illegal drug or controlled substance.
Fitness for Duty - To work in a manner suitable for the job. To determine "fitness", a medical evaluation may include drug and/or alcohol testing.
Illegal Drug - An illegal drug is any drug or derivative thereof which the use, possession, sale, transfer,attempted sale or transfer, manufacture, or storage of is illegal or regulated under any federal, state, or local law or regulation and any other drug, including (but not limited to) a prescription drug, used for any reason other than a legitimate medical reason, and inhalants used illegally. Included is marijuana or cannibis in all forms.
Negative Test Results - "Negative Test" results areresults that indicate no alcohol or drugs in the employee's system other than properly used prescription medication.
Reasonable Cause/Reasonable Suspicion - Supported by evidence strong enough to establish that a Policy violation has occurred.
Testing - Is generally defined as a urine, blood, or breath test to determine chemical or drug content. Testing can occur in the following instances:
2. Random test as required by the DOT best practices.
3. Reasonable cause to suspect use
4. Injury involving employee(s) causing or contributing to the injury
5. On-the-job accident
Testing results will remain confidential.
Under the influence - A state of having a blood alcohol concentration of 0.10 or more, where "alcohol concentration" has the...