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Rulings and guidance for pipeline and LNG operator drug and alcohol testing programs.

Interpretations

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View interpretations of Drug & Alcohol regulation-specific regulations:
 
49 CFR 199
Control of Drug Use in Natural Gas, Liquefied Natural Gas, and Hazardous Liquid Pipeline Operations
 
199.1
Scope and Compliance; Subpart A - Drug Testing
 
199.3
Definitions: Sub-Part A - Drug Testing
 
199.7
Anti-Drug Plan
 
199.9
Use of Persons Who Fail or Refuse a Drug Test
 
199.11
Drug Tests Required
 
199.15
Review of Drug Testing Results
 
199.19
Employee Assistance Program
 
199.21
Contractor Employees
 
199.23
Recordkeeping; Subpart A - Drug Testing
 
199.243
Referral, Evaluation, and Treatment
 
49 CFR 40
Procedures for Transportation Workplace
 
40.1
Who does this regulation cover?
 
40.3
What do the terms used in this regulation mean?
 
40.21
May an employer stand down an employee before the MRO has completed the verification process?
 
40.23
What actions do employers take after receiving verified test results?
 
40.25
Must an employer check on the drug and alcohol testing record of employees it is intending to use to perform safety-sensitive duties?
 
40.29
Where is other information on employer responsibilities found in this regulation?
 
40.33
What training requirements must a collector meet?
 
40.35
What information about the DER must employers provide to collectors?
 
40.63
What steps does the collector take in the collection process before the employee provides a urine specimen?
 
40.69
How is a monitored collection conducted?
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