Reasonable Suspicion

Reasonable suspicion testing is performed when a Supervisor has evidence or reasonable cause to suspect an employee of drug or alcohol impairment while at work.

Evidence is based upon direct observation, either by a supervisor or another employee.

This session is designed to provide Supervisors in safety-sensitive environment in making objective decisions about reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing, including:

  • What is Reasonable Suspicion Testing
  • Drug Use Stats
  • Employer & Employees Obligations Under the Policy & the Law
  • The 5 Steps to Testing
  • Signs & Symptoms
  • How to Document

We will also discuss the potential consequences for positive tests and look at some suggestions for updating your company policies.