Random Drug and Alcohol Testing
Random Testing Requirements
Annually the University is required to randomly test at
least 50% of all cdl drivers for drugs and at least 10% of
all cdl drivers for alcohol.
- Monthly our testing contractor notifies each employing unit of the employees (if any)
to be tested for that month, and of the tests to be
- The employee must be sent for the designated tests
within 30 days of receiving notification.
- If for any reason the department fails to send
the employee for the specified test(s) during
within 30 days of receiving notification, the
department must contact Program
Administrator (Bruce Miller) immediately.
- On the day within the 30 day window that you determine
that the employee will be sent for testing:
- Complete the Test Authorization Form which instructs the
laboratory what tests are to be performed.
- hand the employee the FEDERAL DRUG TESTING
CUSTODY AND CONTROL FORM and the completed Test Authorization Form and notify the employee that he/she is to
immediately go to the designated collection site and
present both forms to the technician or
- Note that some labs only do drug tests
and others to both drug and alcohol
tests. If the employee needs a drug and
alcohol test, be sure to send the
employee to a lab that does both.
- The employee must NOT be given advance
notification of the test.
- The employee may not refuse or defer the test.
- If an employee refuses for any reason to go for
a test, the refusal must be treated as a positive test.
Contact your Human
Resources Consultant (HRC) immediately.
- If an employee informs you that he/she expects
to test positive for drugs or alcohol the
employee must be sent for testing but do not
allow the employee to drive him/herself to the
collection site. Contact your HRC immediately.
- If for any reason an employee who was scheduled
for testing in a month did not go for testing,
complete the No Test Notification form and fax
it to our testing contractor according to the
Random Test Results Reporting
The results of random tests will be reported by our testing contractor. Immediately
contact our contractor if
there are questions.
If test results are negative, no action is required but
records must be maintained in accordance with Records Retention &
If positive results are reported, immediately contact your
unit's HRC, remove the employee from safety
sensitive work and review the Positive Test web page.