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Name: Random Drug Testing; Amendments to Alcohol/Drug Rule (49 CFR Parts 217 and 219)
Country: United States of America
Subject(s): Conditions of work
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 1988-11-14
Entry into force:
Published on: Federal Register, 1988-11-21, Vol. 53, No. 224, pp. 47101-47132
ISN: USA-1988-R-7589
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=7589&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Federal Register, 1988-11-21, Vol. 53, No. 224, pp. 47101-47132
Abstract/Citation: Prohibits the use of controlled substances without medical authorisation by certain safety-sensitive railroad employees, requiring random drug testing of those employees, and amends existing regulations regarding control of alcohol and drug use in railroad operations to provides further safeguards with respect to body fluid tests for controlled substances. Intended to prevent accidents, injuries, and property damage.
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