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Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority Rx & OTC Medications. Obstacles, Challenges & Resistance. Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority Concerns Understaffing resulting in “work’ being cut. Employee compensation Unions Concerns - 13 separate unions

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obstacles challenges resistance
Obstacles, Challenges & Resistance
  • Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority Concerns
    • Understaffing resulting in “work’ being cut.
    • Employee compensation
  • Unions Concerns- 13 separate unions
    • Union will comply only with polices and procedures that are mandated by state / federal regulation or contractually negotiated.
    • Employee compensation
incremental progression
Incremental Progression
  • 2003

Utilized New York State 19-A Vehicle & Traffic Law medical regulations to create several forms and postings relating to the use of RX & OTC medication(s).

article 19a of the new york state vehicle and traffic law
Article 19A of the New York State Vehicle and Traffic Law

§509-l: No person shall:

a) consume a drug, controlled substance or an intoxicating liquor, regardless of its alcoholic content, or be under the influence of an intoxicating liquor or drug, within six hours before going on duty or operating, or having physical control of a bus, or

commissioner s regulations
Commissioner’s Regulations

§6.10(b)(11): A person is physically qualified to drive a bus If he or she:

does not use an amphetamine, narcotic, or any habit-forming drug

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Incremental Progression
  • 2006

Added questions on health history form requiring the disclosure of the use of RX & OTC medication(s).

incremental progression2
Incremental Progression
  • 2009

Introduced Rx & OTC education during “new hire” orientation. Which includes PowerPoint and hand-outs.

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Monitoring

Street Supervisors

Medical Department

Passenger Concerns

street supervisors
Street Supervisors

Assess for evidence of driver impairment during accident investigation

Review bus video for evidence of impairment

Refer to Medical Department for evaluation if any concerns

monitoring medical
Monitoring - Medical

Drivers fill out questionnaire listing all medications at annual or biennial 19A physical exam – same as pre-placement

Drivers are questioned about medications by nurse on return to work following sick leave

Medical evaluation on referral from supervisor

Medical referral following customer complaint or concern

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