Many states allow employers to conduct drug and alcohol screening themselves. API Global provides the training and screening kits for those employers.
Under Oregon administrative rule 333-024; 333-024-0365
Substance of Abuse Registration
(1) It shall be unlawful for any entity to perform any on-site test for non-medical substance of abuse screening tests prior to filing a registration form with the Division and payment of the registration fee,
(cont.) (e) Signature of the business owner / operator certifying that:
(A) Only SOA kits approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) or alcohol screening tests that meet the requirements of the conforming products list found in the United States Department of Transportation National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Docket No. 94-004 and meet the standards of the United StatesDepartment of Transportation Alcohol Testing Procedure, 49 C.F.R. part 40, ineffect on October 23, 1999, are used;
(B) Tests are administered according to the manufacturer’s package insert;
(C) Custody chain procedures are written and followed;
(D) Personnel administering the screening are trained in the use of the SOA screening tests by the manufacturer; and
(E) When the SOA device produces a positive result on a specimen and the entity indicates that the test result is to be used to deny or deprive any person of employment or any benefit, or may otherwise result in adverse employment action, the same specimen shall be submitted to a clinical laboratory licensed under ORS 438.110 or 438.150, or certified under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988, Public Law 100-578, 42.U.S.C.201 and 263a for that testing, or an equivalent out of state laboratory and the presence of a substance of abuse confirmed, using a different analytical method, prior to the release of the on-site test result.
API Global provides a comprehensive training program for your personnel in the understanding, use and administration of these FDA cleared screening devices in direct support of your “drug and alcohol policy”. Proper protocol is presented and supported with training handouts so your personnel are equipped to handle the occasion of preliminary positive results which require submission to our certified laboratory for confirmation testing meeting the standards outlined above.
Each graduate of API Global’s “Drug Screen / Collections Training & Certification” class is provided with a Certificate of Successful Completion and 24 hour phone number for assistance to confirm accuracy of each custody and control form completion.
Our Team of trained and certified individuals will respond to your needs in our offices Monday thru Friday 7:30am to 5:30pm or to your facility should the need require.
Training is available at your facility or via webinar.