transportation FMCSA ClearingHouse

Commercial Driver’s License Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse on Track for 2020 Implementation Date

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The long-awaited Federal Motor Carriers Safety Administration (FMCSA) Commercial Driver’s License Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse is moving forward as planned with a mandatory compliance date of January 2020. Employers will be able to check the database to see if a driver has had a previous positive or refusal test.  Information on completion of the return-to-duty […]

New OSHA guidelines

OSHA Clarifies Guidance on Post-Incident Drug Testing and Workplace Safety Incentive Programs

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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published a memorandum to help clarify the Department’s position on 29 C.F.R. § 1904.35 (b)(1)(iv). The rule prohibited employers from discharging or discriminating against an employee for reporting a work-related injuries or illness. OSHA noted in the Preamble that in some instances, post-incident drug and alcohol testing could […]

Infographic: Hair Testing 101

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Is your company’s goal to create a drug-free workplace, one that places safety as a top priority? If so, you may want to consider adding hair testing to your current drug testing program. Hair testing helps detect more illegal drug users, reduces illegal drug use among current employees and deters drug users from applying to companies […]

truck driver screening

5 Key Reasons to Outsource Driver Employment and Drug/Alcohol History Verifications

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Verifying the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) mandated requirement for attaining a three-year work history on all driver candidates is one of the biggest hiring challenges for motor carriers and companies with private fleets. By the time organizations obtain all the required information—a significant time investment for employees—the highly-valued driver may have already been […]