New Drug & Alcohol Testing Control Form Required Beginning December 1
November 16, 2011
A recent Department of Transportation (DOT) final rule and technical amendment (published in the Federal Register on Sept. 27, 2011 at 76 FR 59574) established the authority for use of a new Federal Drug Testing Custody and Control Form (CCF). As a reminder, DOT extended the expiration date of the old CCF to Nov, 30, 2011 to coincide with the form’s original expiration date. The use of DOT’s new CCF, which has been available since September 30, is required starting December 1, 2011.
The effective date of the new CCF comes a little more than a month after the 20th anniversary of the original statute requiring drug and alcohol testing of transportation workers. The Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act was signed into law on Oct. 28, 1991 in order to reduce the abuse of alcohol and illegal use of drugs by transportation employees. Though the law touts a 50 percent reduction of illegal drug use among these workers, regulations enacted the past two decades have proven to be complex and far-reaching.
~~~ posted 11/16/11 ~~~
More from ARSA
July 05, 2022 | Categories:
ARSA News & Updates
The hotline – ARSA’s premier member newsletter – contains news, editorial content, analysis and resources for the aviation maintenance community. All members should ensure they receive their edition the first week of…Read More
The FAA recently withdrew its of approval of ARSA’s E100 form, which has been used by U.S. repair stations for more than half a decade to satisfy parts documentation requirements…Read More
The association focuses its energy on serving the aviation community. Most of ARSA’s success stems from showing rather than telling; new members predominantly come through referrals and recommendations, and old…Read More
Aviation safety professionals from around the world gathered in Washington, D.C. June 14-16 for the 2022 FAA-EASA International Aviation Safety Conference. ARSA was represented by Executive Director Sarah MacLeod and…Read More
Aviation took center stage on Capitol Hill in recent weeks as the House of Representatives passed legislation to improve government coordination on advanced air mobility and the Transportation & Infrastructure…Read More