IMPORTANT NEWS: REVISED MANDATORY GUIDELINES FOR FEDERAL WORKPLACE DRUG TESTING PROGRAMS

By |February 16th, 2017|

THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (HHS) HAS PUBLISHED NEW MANDATORY GUIDELINES FOR FEDERAL WORKPLACE DRUG TESTING PROGRAMS.

For full details of the Regulations click of this LINK to the January 23, 2017 announcement in the Federal Register.

Carolina Occupational Healthcare wishes to thank the Medical Review Officer Certification Council (MROCC) for the notification of […]

MIS Data Form Reminder

By |January 25th, 2017|

Reminder to all of our EMPLOYERS of CDL employees covered under 49 CFR Part 40 Drug and Alcohol Testing Regulations that the U.S. Department of Transportation MIS (Management Information System) Data Form for 2016 MAY BE REQUESTED to be reported to the DOT by March 15, 2017.

Note that very few requests are made by the U.S. […]

DOT and Recreational Marijuana use May 27, 2014

By |May 27th, 2014|

The Department of Transportation released an update on it’s policy regarding “Recreational” use of Marijuana.

The short version is the the DOT doesn’t care if some states have legalized use of marijuana.

The Federal Policy remains the same.

Get the full story at:  DOT Recreational Marijuana Notice

DOT Institutes new policy regarding Physical Exams for CDL Drivers. National Registry is formed May 21, 2014

By |May 21st, 2014|

The National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners (National Registry) is a new Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) program. All commercial drivers whose current medical certificate expires on or after May 21, 2014, at expiration of that certificate must be examined by a medical professional listed on the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners. Only […]