Handling Substance Abuse
|S.A.P. SERVICES |
There are two kinds.
For Safety sensitive DOT regulated
industries and for DFWP violations.
Only a licensed
Alcohol and Chemical Dependency Counselor can provide SAP
The Substance Abuse Professional
(SAP) must be an addiction counselor who has been testing and is
certified by the International Certification Reciprocity
Consortium of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Counselors, with
knowledge of and clinical experience in the treatment of drug and
alcohol-related issues. The primary responsibility of the SAP
is the evaluation of employees who have engaged in conduct
prohibited by the Drug-Free workplace act of 1998 to determine what
assistance, if any, the employee needs in resolving problems
associated with alcohol misuse or prohibited drug use. The SAP
will recommend the appropriate rehabilitation program, if any, and
determine that the employee has properly followed such a prescribed
As a service providers the SAP may
not refer an employee to the SAPs own private practice from which
the SAP receives remuneration or to a person or organization in
which the SAP has a financial interest nor may the SAP act as or be
in any way financially connected with the Employer, the testing
libratory or the Medical Review Officer acting on behalf of the
Columbro Consultation Services, we make the appointment at a time
and location convenient for you.
Your anonymity is protected.
Confidentiality is maintained and you do not have to go to a
treatment facility to get it done.
providers have to be trained in the various parts of the department
of transportation rules and regulations. The SAP providers at
Columbro Consultation Services have been trained are tested and
maintain certification by staying familiar with the current
parts of the Federal Code of Regulation governing the
transportation industry and safety sensitive positions.
The Department of
Transportation Regulations FAA 14 CFR Part 121, USCG 46 CFR Part
4,5,16, FMCSA 49 CFR Part 382;RHPA 49 CFR199; FRA 49 CFR 219; FTA
49 CFR 655 and Part 40 Procedures for Transportation Workplace Drug
and Alcohol testing Programs.