This seminar is designed to educate participants on DOT/FTA regulations requiring drug and alcohol testing of safety-sensitive transit workers. The focus will be specific training requirements for those employees (e.g.: dispatchers, supervisors, managers, etc.) who will be making the determination of when to administer reasonable suspicion and post-accident drug and/or alcohol tests for safety sensitive employees. This seminar meets and exceeds the requirements under 49 CFR Part 655.14(b)(2).



• FTA post-accident drug and alcohol testing requirements and procedures

• FTA reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing requirements and procedures

• Signs, symptoms, and workplace impact of alcohol misuse

• Signs, symptoms, and workplace impact of drug abuse

• Physical, behavioral, speech, and performance indicators of probable drug use and alcohol misuse

• Supervisor roles and responsibilities

• Scenario-based exercises and practice cases related to transit testing determination situations



Transit dispatchers, supervisors, and other transit company officials who may be required to make a testing determination of a safety sensitive employee. 



The registration fee is $35 per person. Login to WSTIP Learns to register. For information regarding RTAP scholarships for this event, please contact Marianna Hanefeld at



This course will take place at Community Transit. Community Transit is located at 2312 West Casino Road, Everett, WA 98203. The course will run from 8:00 – 12:30, Friday. The Substance Abuse Management and Program Compliance course will be conducted in conjunction with this seminar.  Please check the course catalog. You will need to register/pay for each course separately. 



There is a room block at the Hilton Garden Inn on Paine Field Blvd. in Mukilteo. The room block link is here: Community Transit There will be a shuttle to and from the hotel provided by Community Transit. Please meet in the lobby at 7:40 am if you plan to take the hotel shuttle.



For information regarding registration or workshop content, please contact Laura Juell ( Laura can be reached at (360) 786-5049.



You may cancel your workshop registration without penalty up to Friday, January 5, 2024. Cancellations made after 1/5/2024 will be charged the full workshop fee. WSTIP may cancel the class if fewer than 12 people register for the course. If the course is cancelled, participants will receive a complete refund.