Effective January 1, 2018, The Department of Transportation is amending its drug-testing program regulation to add hydrocodone, hydromorphone, oxymorphone, and oxycodone to its drug-testing panel. The revision of the drug-testing panel harmonizes DOT regulations.
See below for more information.
Occupational Health Testing
Attorney General Sessions & DEA Patterson Fight Against Opioid Crisis
Attorney General Sessions and Acting DEA Administrator Patterson announce new efforts being made by the United States Government to follow through with the fight against the deadly Opioid Crisis in America.
On Wednesday, November 29th, 2017, at a press release held in Washington.
President Donald Trump Declares Opioid Crisis A Public Health Emergency
64,000 Americans died from overdoses last year — 175 every day, seven every hour.
These are real-life statistics of the effects the opioid epidemic has had on the American population.
On Thursday, October 26th, President Trump declared the opioid crisis as a public health emergency.
DOT Part 40 Amendment – Final Rule
On November 13th, 2017 The United States Department Of Transportation, DOT, published its final rule regarding DOT drug and alcohol policy.
The DOT compliant drug screening will expand its current 5-panel urine test, to include expanded testing on Opiates
Preparing For Impacts of the DOT Part 40 Final Rule
On January 1st, 2018, the revised CFR 49 Part 40 Final rule, published November 13th, 2017, will be put into effect. This rule refers to the Drug and Alcohol testing procedures and programs to all safety-sensitive employees regulated by the U.S Department Of
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