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Reasonable Suspicion

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Reasonable Suspicion Procedures

Updated August 2023 - Please note: HR is in the process of updating the Reasonable Suspicion Policy and Procedures. Please follow the below procedures in the meantime and reach out to your Disability Management Analyst with any questions.

If a manager suspects an employee is under the influence of drugs or alcohol in the workplace, they are responsible to direct the employee to submit to a drug or alcohol test to determine if the employee is fit for duty. The Administrative Policy Manual: 8-2 Reasonable Suspicion Policy will help you determine the need for a drug or alcohol test before you proceed with the steps below.

During Regular Work Hours, Monday-Friday 8:00-5:00

  1. Call Futures Rehab at (707) 568-0123. Tell them you are a manager with the County and you are bringing in an employee for reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing. NOTE: Futures is closed during the lunch hour from Noon-1pm, but if you call before Noon, they will arrange for someone to remain on-site to perform the testing. If you are calling during the lunch hour, leave a message and arrive for testing at 1pm.
  2. Complete an Under the Influence of Drugs or Alcohol Checklist (PDF: 45 kB) (intranet access only) and bring the checklist with you to Futures Rehab.
  3. Escort the employee to Futures Rehab at 320 Tesconi Circle Suite H, Santa Rosa, CA 95401

After Hours, Weekends, Holidays

  1. Call On-Site Health and Safety and request that a Mobile Drug Testing Unit be dispatched to your work location - (866) 998-2750. The County's customer ID is OSHS-214G4BT. The Mobile Drug Testing Unit will respond within approximately one hour.
  2. Complete an Under the Influence of Drugs or Alcohol Checklist (PDF: 45 kB) (intranet access only)
  3. Remain with the employee at the work location until the testing is completed.

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