Department of Transportation: U.S. Coast Guard

it's the law

All marine employers (the owner of a vessel, the managing operator, the charterer, the agent, the master, or other person in charge) and employees operating commercial vessels are required to be in compliance with the DOT and USCG procedures for drug and alcohol testing (46 CFR Parts 4 and 16).

implementing and maintaining compliance

Premier Integrity Solutions can assist marine employers in developing and implementing compliant drug and alcohol testing programs for their employees based on USCG and DOT rules. Premier can help established programs with DOT Compliance Manuals and testing devices to assessing areas that require modification based on USCG and DOT rules.

Drugs Tested

  • Marijuana
  • Cocaine
  • Opiates
  • Amphetamines
  • PCP
  • and Alcohol
Premier's professionals can explain the elements of a compliant program and provide a DOT Compliance Manual with documents, checklists, forms, and procedures that can be used to guide your system managers in formulating and maintaining required programs.

drug and alcohol program requirements include:

  • Policy and procedure development
  • Employee and supervisor education and training
  • Testing categories
  • Drug testing procedures
  • Alcohol testing procedures
  • Substance Abuse Professionals (SAPs)
  • Record keeping and reporting