MANAGER TRAINING

Why Reasonable Suspicion Training?

The overall goal of Reasonable Suspicion Training is to protect public and workplace safety by ensuring the removal of employees from safety sensitive duties when their behavior and appearance indicate possible illegal drug use or alcohol misuse.

One of the most difficult things about reasonable suspicion testing for managers is the fear of being wrong when “accusing” an employee of using drugs or alcohol, but the profound impact on safety, well-being and productivity may outweigh those fears.

When it comes to reasonable suspicion, the manager’s role is to:

The most important consideration is...

EMPLOYEE SAFETY!

Americans consume 60% of the world’s production of illegal drugs

Substance abusers are 3.5 times more likely to be involved in accidents on the job

Substance abusers also are responsible for 40% of all industrial fatalities

Get 1 hour management training on:
Reasonable Suspicion
Signs and Symptoms
Documentation

Reasonable Suspicion

Reasonable suspicion is a set of circumstances that give you reason to conduct a “fitness for duty” assessment based on objective observations.

Signs and Symptoms

The manager’s responsibility is to be alert to changes in the employee’s behavior and/or appearance, not to a specific set of symptoms associated with each drug or drug class.

Documentation

A reasonable suspicion is more than a hunch; it is a rational conclusion drawn from objective observations of the individual over a period of time.

What is Reasonable Suspicion Testing?

Reasonable suspicion testing is used to determine that alcohol or drugs are not the cause of the observed behavior or appearance. Drug testing is a mechanism to determine if the employee has used a prohibited drug; regardless of when, or what amount.

The reasonable suspicion test is used as much to determine that alcohol or drugs are not the cause of the observed behavior or appearance, as it is to prove that alcohol or drugs is the causative agent.

Related Services

OSHA Medical Services

We offer a number of exams related to Occupational Safety and Health Standards to fulfill all of the regulatory requirements set by OSHA, such as Audiometric Testing, Asbestos Physicals, Silica Physicals, HAZMAT Physicals, and Respiratory Physicals.

General Medical Services

We offer a  number of general medical services and exams to your employees, including physicals, biometric screenings, general blood work and other lab services, x-rays, vaccinations, etc.

DOT Medical
Services

We offer a number of medical exams related to fulfilling all of the regulatory requirements set by the FMCSA, including DOT Physicals, Sleep Apnea Testing, DOT Training, Drug and Alcohol Administration Services (C/TPA).

Mobile Health
Clinic

Our Mobile Health Clinic offers convenience to you and your employees, preventing the necessity to send them to a clinic or urgent care.

Our clients say

Michele R-I

Steel Company

We are a steel company located in Wilmington, DE and CNS provided audiometric testing and training for our HCP. The process was easy. They were able to knock out nearly 40 employees in no time at all. The pricing is transparent and very competitive. The onsite occupational nurses were terrific. We were able to get started addressing potential areas of concern right away with data on hand. I cannot speak highly enough about CNS.

Yudleima Perez

Hains

Kelly Ann Lengle nurse doing drug tests and vaccines at Hains is awesome she very kind and helpful and always looking to help she very dependent and reliable and very informative when doing these test I am a recruiter here and I’m hoping that there’s more Kelly Ann’s for future use and relationships with my company performance she is a great addition to your company and she takes great pride in CNS I also remember when she gave me my shot she has a great hand and very sweet. Thank you for sharing her with us.

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