Managers and supervisors play a key role in recognizing and addressing the signs and symptoms of on-the-job impairment by drugs or alcohol.  In this briefing, front-line leaders will learn key information to help them successfully recognize such signs and symptoms and then take appropriate follow-up steps.  ​


  • Identifying impairment and determining a reason for testing

  • Documenting basis for reasonable suspicion testing

  • Confronting employees and anticipating their reaction

  • Effectively handling uncooperative employees or adulterated specimens

  • Keeping employees safe throughout the testing process

  • Ensuring compliance with your company's drug and alcohol testing policy

  • Avoiding legal liability under laws that affect drug testing, including FMLA, ADA, DOT, Title VII, unemployment insurance, and more


Designed For

Managers and supervisors who work in safety-sensitive industries or may encounter substance abuse in the workplace.  This briefing does not cover DOT-related substance abuse observation and testing issues.  ​


Debra Turner, Esq. SPHR, SHRM-SCP


0.20 Continuing Education Units
Course ID #LEGL958

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