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WELCOME!. DRUG TESTING TRAINING. PRE-TEST. Each State agency is required or not required to implement a drug testing policy. (Circle One) Substance abuse crosses all demographic, geographic, and labor management lines. (True or False)

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welcome

WELCOME!

DRUG TESTING TRAINING

pre test
PRE-TEST
  • Each State agency is required or not required to implement a drug testing policy. (Circle One)
  • Substance abuse crosses all demographic, geographic, and labor management lines. (Trueor False)
  • A supervisor should attempt to counsel an employee if drug use is suspected. (True orFalse)
the orm drug testing policy

THE ORM DRUG TESTING POLICY

GOAL

ORM has a legislative mandate to eliminate or reduce recognized hazards, therefore, DrugTesting Policy review is an audit requirement

a state agency drug testing policy shall include

A STATE AGENCY DRUG TESTING POLICY SHALL INCLUDE:

Written Policy

Education & Awareness Program

Supervisor Training

Employee Assistance Program

Drug Testing Procedures

written policy
WRITTEN POLICY

Tailored to an agency’s specific drug testing needs:

  • Assignment of responsibility
  • Safety/Security Sensitive Positions
  • Must be disseminated to all employees
  • Mandate drug testing in accordance with Executive Order KBB 05-08 & 05-11
  • Violation of Policy actions
education awareness
EDUCATION & AWARENESS

Who is the Substance Abuser?

  • Crosses all demographic, geographic & labor management lines.
  • No agency is immune.
  • Looks, talks and acts like everyone else.
  • Usually only noticeable through poor job performance.
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EDUCATION & AWARENESS
  • Safety
  • Productivity
  • Quality

NEGATIVE IMPACT OF SUBSTANCE ABUSE:

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EDUCATION & AWARENESS

EXECUTIVE ORDER KBB 05-08 & 05-11 MANDATES TESTING AS FOLLOWS:

  • When reasonable suspicion exists
  • Following an accident that:
    • Leads to reasonable suspicion
    • Results in a fatality
    • Results in the release of a hazardous waste
    • or material
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EDUCATION & AWARENESS

EXECUTIVE ORDER KBB 05-08 & 05-11

3. Randomly as part of a rehabilitation monitoring program

4. Pre-employment for both employees/appointees

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EDUCATION & AWARENESS

EXECUTIVE ORDER KBB 05-08 & 05-11

Randomly for all employees in a safety/security sensitive position

Prior to promotion/reassignment to a safety/security sensitive position

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EDUCATION & AWARENESS

TARGET SUBSTANCES

  • MARIJUANA
  • OPIATES (NARCOTICS)
  • COCAINE
  • AMPHETAMINES
  • PHENCYCLIDINES (PCP)
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EDUCATION & AWARENESS

PRESCRIPTION

AND

OVER-THE-COUNTER DRUGS

  • NOT feeling drowsy does NOT mean one is UNimpaired!!!
  • Sedation “effects” from drugs can last from 20 minutes to 4 hours, or more (depending on the drug and the individuals sensitivity and metabolism)
  • NEVER operate heavy machinery or vehicles – when taking
  • prescribed or over-the-counter medication with a warning on the label that drowsiness may result.
employee assistance program
EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

Provides “outside” Professional Assistance to employees and/or family members who may benefit from outsource:

  • Substance Abuse
  • Family Problems
  • Emotional Problems
  • Financial Problems
  • Other Problems Affecting Job Performance
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EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
  • Availability
    • Representatives can be contacted through agencies’ Human Resources section.
    • Services are provided free of charge for a specified number of visits.
    • Confidentiality – if service is used,NoOne, including supervisors, are informed.
drug testing

DRUG TESTING

RECOMMENDED MINIMUM TESTING REQUIREMENTS

recommended minimum testing requirements

RECOMMENDED MINIMUM TESTING REQUIREMENTS

Procedures:

Chain of Custody form for reason of testing

Testing performed by SAMSHA-certified laboratory

Collection under direct observation of same gender

Negative results sent to authorized agency contacts

Positive results reported by lab to qualified MedicalReviewOfficer

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RECOMMENDED MINIMUM TESTING REQUIREMENTS

CONFIDENTIALITY

  • All drug testing is considered confidential pursuant to LRS 49:1012
  • Information cannot be used against an employee except where drug use is considered relevant
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RECOMMENDED MINIMUM TESTING REQUIREMENTS

POSITIVE TEST RESULTS

  • Current Employees – Agency may, but are not required to, allow an employee to undergo rehabilitation without termination
  • Prospective Employees/Appointees – Shall be cause for elimination from consideration for employment or appointment
orm audit requirements
ORM AUDIT REQUIREMENTS
  • Documented distribution of the policies and training shall be presented at the ORM annual audit.
  • Documented re-training of the policies must be conducted at least once every three years and presented at the ORM audit.
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POST-TEST
  • Give examples of noticeable signs of possible drug use:
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POST-TEST
  • If you are taking prescribed or over-the-counter drugs with a warning “against operating heavy machinery or vehicles,” should you still do it? Yes or No
  • Supervisor should provide frequent _________ to rehabilitated employees.
  • Supervisors should treat rehabilitated employees as cured. True or False
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POST-TEST
  • EAP is designed to assist & support employees with the following:

a) Family problems

b) Emotional problems

c) Financial problems

d) None of the above

e) All of the above

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POST-TEST
  • Documented distribution of drug testing policy and training shall be presented at the __________ annual audit.
  • Name some safety or security sensitive positions where random drug testing would be conducted.
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