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You may perform a drug test under your company’s policy based on reasonable suspicion of drug use. Typically, this involves five basic steps: observe, confirm, document, confront, and test. In addition, follow any state laws that apply.
State laws vary. Some states require employers to follow DOT testing parameters, some have no parameters, and some have their own parameters. It all depends on which state the test is conducted in. Before performing a non-DOT test, become familiar with any applicable state restrictions.
As this is a non-DOT test, a positive test would not have DOT consequences. However, it would have consequences under your company policy. These consequences would again depend on state law.