Designated Contractor Representative (DER) Training

Designated Contractor Representative (DER) Training

The DER is an important component of a Drug and Alcohol testing program who will be handling many aspects of the program including record keeping, arranging for reasonable suspicion testing, and ensuring that the company complies with the Drug and Alcohol Testing policy.

The DER is responsible for-

  • Administering the company’s Drug and Alcohol Program
  • The Liaison with drug and alcohol testing service agents
  • The DER is informed of every test and its result
  • The DER performs the functions necessary according to the results of the tests and is authorized by the employer to take immediate action(s)
    • To remove employees from safety-sensitive duties
    • To make necessary decisions in the testing and evaluation process
    • Receives test results and other communications for the employer

Every organization falling under the US Department of Transportation regulations that employs safety sensitive employees must have at least one qualified DER.

In order to become a qualified DER, an individual must have detailed knowledge of their responsibilities as outlined in 49CFR Part 40, as well as those specific to the mode(s) they are operating within.

We will train your company’s DER according to the US DOT guidelines for workplace drug and alcohol. Many multinational companies such as Exxon bases its guidelines on these rules. On top of that, we will also equip the DER with tools and knowledge to train the Contractor Supervisors.

To learn more about our DER training, connect with us today.

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