May 12, 2023
Effective June 1, 2023
Employers will soon have the choice of adding oral drug testing to their DOT-regulated Anti-Drug & Alcohol Misuse Prevention program, according to a new Final Rule published in the Federal Register.
NOTE: DOT oral drug testing is not yet available. The DOT states: "DOT oral fluid testing cannot be implemented until the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) certifies at least two laboratories (one to serve as a primary laboratory, and a second to serve as a split specimen laboratory)."
In preparation for this change, the DOT has also published the following: