DOT Drug Testing
Employees who are designated in DOT regulations as safety-sensitive are subject to DOT drug and alcohol testing.
DOT drug tests are conducted using urine specimens only for the following drugs/metabolites:
The following are defined as safety-sensitive function and are subject to testing:
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA): Flight crews, flight attendants, flight instructors, air traffic controllers at facilities not operated by the FAA or under contract to the U.S. military, aircraft dispatchers, aircraft maintenance or preventive maintenance personnel, ground security coordinators and aviation screeners.
Commercial Motor Carriers (FMCSA): Commercial Drivers License (CDL) holders who operate Commercial Motor Vehicle, 26, 001 lbs. gvwr. or greater, or operate a vehicle that carries 16 passengers or more including the driver, or required to display a DOT placard in the Transportation of hazardous materials.
Federal Railroad Adminstration (FRA): Engine and train, signal service, train dispatchers.
Federal Transit Authority (FTA): Vehicle operators, controllers, mechanics and armed security.
US Coast Guard (USCG): Crewmembers operating a commercial vessel.
Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Admin: Operations, maintenance and emergency response.