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ALCOHOL, DRUG, AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE

EMPLOYEES IN SAFETY-SENSITIVE POSITIONS

 

 

The Zachary Community School Board shall require all employees in safety-sensitive or security-sensitive positions to be subject to all of the terms and conditions of the general Employee Alcohol, Drug and Substance Abuse policy for all employees. In addition to the terms and conditions of the Employee Alcohol, Drug and Substance Abuse policy, employees in safety-sensitive or security-sensitive positions are subject to the following:

 

RANDOM TESTING shall be required of drivers whose job requirements require any class of CDL certification, as well as of employees who occupy safety-sensitive or security-sensitive positions where the School Board determines that compelling State interests so require and that those interests outweigh the employee's privacy interests.

 

Employees of the Zachary Community School Board who hold safety-sensitive or security-sensitive positions include, but are not limited to those who work with power equipment or toxic or dangerous chemicals, and those who drive Zachary Community School Board vehicles, or transport students in buses or other vehicles.  Examples of safety-sensitive or security-sensitive positions include but are not limited to:

 

 

1.

Any employee or contracted person operating a public or contracted vehicle,

 

 

2.

One who transports children or employees in a vehicle,

 

 

3.

Any employee or contracted person using or operating tools, equipment, or machinery that may place that person or others in a dangerous situation, or

 

 

4.

Any employee who may be required to handle drugs or weapons.

 

Revised:  March, 2003

 

 

Ref:   49 USC 5331 (The Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act of 1991) (PL 102-143)

49 CFR 40.1 et seq. (Procedures For Transportation Workplace Drug and Alcohol Testing Programs)

La. Rev. Stat. Ann. §§17:81, 23:897, 23:1081, 23:1601, 49:1001, 49:1002, 49:1005, 49:1011, 49:1012, 49:1015

United Teachers of New Orleans et al. v. Orleans Parish School Board and Jefferson Parish School Board, et al, 142 F.3d 853 (1998)

Board minutes, 3-20-03

 

Zachary Community School Board