Substance Abuse Seminar


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05-03-12

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As an adjunct to the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Drug and Alcohol National Conference, a one-day training called “Substance Abuse Seminar”, is designed to provide essential facts and information to facilitate employers' compliance with Department of Transportation’s (DOT) 49 CFR Part 40 and the FTA’s 49 CFR Part 655. While a high-level overview of the regulations will be discussed, this seminar will focus more on the operational side of a transit agency's functions.

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Training Site Address 

Anchorage, AK      

August 8, 2012
9:00 am - 4:30 pm    

Host: Municipality of Anchorage
Location: TBD, Anchorage, AK

Learn about the history, basic requirements, and best practices of FTA drug and alcohol testing. This session is aimed at the true beginner, and will walk participants through the key steps required to build and maintain a complete DOT-regulated employee testing program. Topics include regulatory overview, your company policy, categories of testing, and the return-to-duty process.

If you are interested in attending, please follow this link http://transit-safety.fta.dot.gov/DrugAndAlcohol/Training/SubAbuse/Register.aspx?ID=13 and register on line. Register early to guarantee your space. Questions on registration, contact the FTA Drug and Alcohol Hotline at 617-494-6336 or fta.damis@dot.gov.

For further information, contact Region 10’s Ken Feldman at 206-220-7521 or email kenneth.feldman@dot.gov.

Sincerely,

/s/ Linda Gehrke for

R.F. Krochalis
Regional Administrator