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Individual DOT courses

DOT training programs for employees, supervisors and DERs typically include several courses. Each course is designed around specific learning objectives and included in programs to meet particular learning needs.

C7DN-09: The DOT Return-To-Duty Process

Instruction: Course
Authority: DOT
Audience: DER

By design, the DOT return-to-duty process is not simple or easy. This course explains the steps an employee must follow after a positive DOT alcohol or drug test to be eligible to return to safety-sensitive duties in any DOT testing program.

Learning objectives

Learners who complete this course will be prepared to:

  1. List the steps in the DOT return-to-duty process for employees, including evaluation and treatment or education
  2. Discuss the responsibilities of the employee and employer, and the role of the SAP
  3. Explain the rules for DOT return-to-duty and follow-up testing