The Return-To-Duty-Process

A DOT SAP Required Step-By-Step Process

1. The employee is referred from the employer.

2. The SAP conductes the initial evaluation with the employee.

3. The SAP completes the initial evaluation.

4. The employee is referred to a service provider with a copy of the assessment/treatment plan.

5. The SAP sends the initial evaluation report to the employer.

6. The SAP provides case management/consultation while the employee is in services with the treatment provider.

7. The SAP conducts the final evaluation of the employee.

8. The SAP sends the follow-up evaluation report (including follow-up testing plan) to the employer, reminding the employer that an observed return-to-duty test is the initial test required prior-to-returning the employee to a safety-sensitive position.

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Reasons For Alcohol/Drug Testing

There are six reasons for conducting drug and/or alcohol under the DOT regulations: