You will need to make an appointment for an SAP Evaluation if you have violated DOT drug and alcohol regulations as an employee. When you have violated DOT drug and alcohol regulations, you cannot again perform any DOT safety-sensitive duties for any employer unless you complete a return-to-duty process. The first step in this process… Continue reading When is a SAP Evaluation Required?
Finding the right Substance Abuse Professional Counselor near you can be a daunting task. With so many counselors offering various services, it can be problematic to ascertain which one is best suited for you. This article aims to provide some guidance on how to find an SAP Counselor near you, and what to expect when… Continue reading How to find the right Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) Counselor?
substance abuse professionals use the Clearinghouse to report specific information about a CDL driver’s return-to-duty (RTD) activities. This information includes the completion date of the initial SAP assessment and the date the SAP determines that the driver is eligible for RTD testing. The DOT SAP Clearinghouse is an online resource designed to help organizations and… Continue reading How are substance abuse professionals (SAPs) required to use the Clearinghouse?
The DOT SAP program, or Drug and Alcohol Testing Safety Action Program, is an integral part of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) mission to ensure that all employees, contractors, and subcontractors of the department comply with the federal regulations on drug and alcohol testing. The program is designed to reduce fatalities and injuries caused… Continue reading What is DOT SAP Program and How it works?
DOT Return to Duty is a program designed to provide individuals who have been charged with drug or alcohol violations with an opportunity to return to the workforce in a safe and responsible manner. The program is administered by the US Department of Transportation (DOT) and is designed to help individuals who have been convicted… Continue reading How DOT Return to Duty Works?
DOT Return to Duty is a program designed to provide individuals who have been charged with drug or alcohol violations with an opportunity to return to the workforce in a safe and responsible manner. The program is administered by the US Department of Transportation (DOT) and is designed to help individuals who have been convicted… Continue reading How does the return-to-duty process conclude?
DOT Qualified SAP DOT Qualified SAP, or Drug and Alcohol Testing Program Qualified Substance Abuse Professionals, are certified by the US Department of Transportation to provide substance abuse evaluations, referrals, and follow-up services to individuals required to undergo drug and alcohol testing under the Department of Transportation’s regulations. These professionals must complete an approved training… Continue reading Who is Qualified to Act as a SAP?
The Department of Transportation (DOT) is proposing new rules that include oral fluid testing as an alternative to urine testing for their DOT-regulated drug and alcohol testing. The program, which mandates testing of safety-sensitive transportation employees such as truck drivers, will now provide employers an alternative that will help combat employee cheating on urine drug… Continue reading DOT Oral Fluid Testing Proposal-SAP Evaluation, LLC
When looking for a Substance Abuse Professional (SAP), or SAP Evaluation Counselor it is important to consider what services they offer and how they might fit your needs. It can be helpful to ask around and research different SAPs in your area to find one that is a good match for you. Keep in mind… Continue reading SAP Evaluation(s) Counselor Near you- SAP Evaluation, LLC
The Department of Transportation is responsible for making sure that all commercial motor vehicles are operated safely. The agency has rules and regulations about how these vehicles can be used, including a “SAP Return to Duty” regulation. The Return to Duty regulation requires that any driver who has been found to have violated a DOT… Continue reading How Long Does the SAP Return To Duty Program Take?