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Newport-Mesa USD |  AR  4212.41  Personnel

Employee Drug Testing   

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Pre-Employment Drug/Alcohol Screening for Safety-Sensitive Positions

Applicants shall sign a form consenting to the drug and alcohol testing. The consent form shall authorize release of the test results to the district. To ensure an individual's privacy, the district shall not use test results for any purpose other than those stated in Board policy and administrative regulation, shall maintain the confidentiality of screening records, and shall not disclose such records unless the applicant consents or the Superintendent or designee is presented with a court order requiring the disclosure.

(cf. 4119.23/4219.23/4319.23 - Unauthorized Release of Confidential/Privileged Information)

(cf. 4112.4/4212.4/4312.4 - Health Examinations)

All initial screening tests shall be conducted at the district's expense. The testing will be conducted according to the Department of Transportation regulations for safety sensitivity positions.


approved: September 8, 2009 Costa Mesa, California