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Drug Testing Requirements

DOT Drug Testing Requirements

The DOT reviews strict drug testing requirements for anyone performing a “safety sensitive” position within the transportation industry.

Some of the requirements necessary to remain in compliance include strict regulations regarding:

  • Breath alcohol collection procedures
  • Urine sample collection (collection sites, specimen collectors, comprehensive procedures)
  • Record keeping of final results (confidentiality and release of information)
  • Laboratory procedures (equipment, forms, supplies for use during urine collection)
  • Reporting (medical review officers and verification steps)
  • All regulations outlined in the DOT’s rule 49 CFR Part 40


Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

If your organization is regulated by the FMCSA, you must maintain compliance with their drug testing protocol . . .

Federal Transit Administration

An important goal of the FTA is to create new transit systems and update and preserve existing systems . . .

Federal Aviation Administration

The FAA regulates all segments of the country’s aerospace system including safety requirements for all personnel . . .

Federal Railroad Administration

Reliable, safe rail transportation requires drug-free railway workers . . .

Coast Guard

The U.S. Coast Guard enforces maritime law and confirms maritime security, safety, and stewardship . . .. .

Pipeline & Hazardous Materials Safety Administration

Working on our country’s pipelines has its risks. A lot is at stake, and drug-free workers are vital to pipeline sustainability . . .

Alcohol Testing Requirements

The Department of Transportation needs accurate alcohol testing protocol for employees carrying out a “safety-sensitive” roles to remain compliant. . .

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ARCpoint Labs of Tampa Metro Area – A Qualified DOT-Drug Testing Facility

ARCpoint Labs of Tampa Metro Area is a full-service Third Party Provider (TPP) for DOT urine collections for drug testing. We are capable of collecting the specimen(s) on-site in our local facility or through our mobile team which handles collection(s) on-site.

We follow all requirements outlined by the Department of Health and Human Services. Only labs qualified by SAMHSA may be used for DOT drug testing. We guarantee each step we take safeguards the validity of the testing and protects those using our roadways.

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Contact ARCpoint Labs of Tampa Metro Area for DOT-Approved Drug Testing