According to DOT and USCG, crewmembers are subject to drug and alcohol testing.
Below is the type of drug tests required under these regulations:
Pre-employment Testing: Any individual serving as a crewmember must pass a mandated pre-employment test.
Periodic Testing: Individuals applying for various licenses, Certificates of Registry, Merchant Mariner Documents, or other Merchant Mariner Credentials (original, upgrades, renewals, etc) must pass a chemical test for dangerous drugs
Random Testing: Marine employers shall establish programs for chemically testing crewmembers for dangerous drugs on a random basis.
Serious Marine Incident Testing: Marine employers shall ensure that all persons directly involved in a serious marine incident are chemically tested for evidence of dangerous drugs and alcohol in accordance with the requirements.
USCG drug test requirements include:
– SAMHSA Certified Laboratory
– Licensed Medical Review Officer (MRO) to evaluate the results
– Federal Chain of Custody
– CG-719P paperwork
Our Drug & Alcohol testing service is catered to comply rigorously with U.S. Coast Guard DOT drug test requirements. We use only SAMHSA accredited labs and a certified Medical Review Officer (MRO) to evaluate your laboratory results. Our certified collector will collect the specimen at our collection site and the specimen will be processed at a SAMHSA certified lab by an MRO. Upon completion, the drug test report and the CG-719P will be emailed.
For more information or to schedule a drug test, please send an inquiry using the contact form.