ERIC Number: ED422635
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Jul
Pupil Transportation: Drug and Alcohol Testing Policies and Procedures.
Utah State Office of Education, Salt Lake City.
The purpose of this policy is to establish guidelines for alcohol and controlled substances testing that comply with the Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act of 1991 and to set forth the procedures for implementing this policy in the state of Utah. The text details an awareness program and specifies the general prohibitions and sanctions governing alcohol and drugs. It lists the general regulations regarding substance abuse, outlining the responsibilities of the school district program, the drug program coordinator, the site coordinator, the transmission of test results, the release of positive tests and negative tests, and the requirements for records maintenance and retention. Testing operations, covered in detail, include random testing, reasonable suspicion testing, preemployment testing, postaccident testing, and return-to-duty and followup testing. The duties of the medical review officer are likewise detailed. Sample letters and worksheets appear throughout the text. Appended are sample notices to applicants and employers of test results and other information. (RJM)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Utah State Office of Education, Salt Lake City.
Identifiers - Location: Utah