Separate Drug-Free Programs Recommended for DOT and Non-DOT Mandated Employees

From OMA Connections Partner Working Partners®, we learn that operating a comprehensive drug-free workplace program can be challenging in a blended workforce with employees who are mandated by the Department of Transportation (DOT) and those who are not.

Employers frequently ask why they can’t just have one policy/program that covers both CDL drivers subject to DOT and employees who aren’t DOT-mandated. For practical and operational reasons, it is recommended that employers have separate policies that work in concert.

For more advice regarding how to cover your entire workforce with your drug-free policy and plan, read on. 5/10/2019