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RIS-8070-TOM Iss 2

Drugs and alcohol testing for safety-critical workers

Synopsis

This document provides transport operators with the industry-agreed standard for testing safety-critical workers for drugs and alcohol. It contains requirements and guidance on drugs and alcohol policies, testing, support for staff and testing methods.

Summary Of Changes

RIS-8070-TOM issue 2 is a revision to RIS-8070-TOM issue one, which also incorporates the guidance from GEGN8570 issue two. The standard provides clarity on random testing using clear principles that remove discretion from managers; provides clearer guidance on actions to follow when personnel in safety-critical roles is suspected of being under the influence of drugs or alcohol; and has a section with guidance on testing individuals that use medicinal cannabis or those who eat poppy seed products.

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Issued:
05/03/2022
Published:
05/03/2022
Next Review:
05/03/2023

Details

Under Consultation Closed
Vehicle Assessment No
Supersedes RIS-8070-TOM Iss 1, GEGN8570 Iss 2
Lead Committee Traffic Operation and Management - TOM
Briefing Notes 22 BN06
Impact Assessments
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22 IA03