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Online Reasonable Suspicion Training

Online training is easy and is an essential part of your onboarding process for new supervisors. Our most popular courses are for Supervisor Training and DER Training.

Read about why Supervisor Reasonable Suspicion is so critical.

What is Supervisor Training?

The Value of Reasonable Suspicion Training

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Live Supervisor Training Events

Face-to-Face training is more engaging and interactive when it comes to explaining your employee drug testing program

Call us at 847-657-7900 to learn more!

What You Need To Know

49 CFR 382.603 is the applicable regulation requiring supervisors of commercial motor vehicle drivers who operate vehicles that require a commercial driver license to take 60 minutes of training on the symptoms of alcohol abuse and another 60 minutes of training on the symptoms of controlled substances use (120 minutes in total). The purpose of this training is to teach supervisors to identify circumstances and indicators that may create reasonable suspicion that a driver is using or under the influence of alcohol or drugs, supporting referral of an employee for testing.

If you operate vehicles that require a CDL on the public roads and you have more than one employee in the company, you are required to get DOT Supervisor Training. To verify if you are subject to the drug and alcohol regulations, please visit this link.

Owner-operators are not subject to DOT supervisor training. However, you are still required to register with a consortium for DOT drug and alcohol testing.

Employers need to ensure that the required content is made available to all persons designated to supervise drivers. Information can be found at this link.

At The And Of The Program, Supervisors Should Understand

  • The different components of the Drug-Free Workplace Policy
  • Their role in implementing the Drug-Free Workplace Policy

At The End Of The Training, Supervisors Should Know How To

  • Identify and investigate crisis situations
  • Recognize workplace problems that may be related to alcohol and other drugs
  • Intervene in problem situations
  • Refer employees who have problems with alcohol and other drugs
  • Protect employee confidentiality
  • Continue to supervise employees who have been referred to assistance
  • Avoid enabling and common supervisor trapse

Every employer has an obligation to provide a safe and secure workplace.

If supervisors are not trained to effectively and responsibly deal with substance abuse, the employer may be liable.