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340:2-1-44. Alcohol and drug testing

Revised 9-15-21

(a) All Oklahoma Human Services (OKDHS) applicants for employment are subject to testing for alcohol or drug use.  OKDHS may require an applicant to submit and pass a drug screening as a conditional offer of employment.

(b) OKDHS may utilize any testing facility licensed by the State Board of Health, per Section 557 of Title 40 of the Oklahoma Statutes (40 O.S. § 557). Refusal to undergo testing as a condition of employment or a positive test result may result in a rescission of the employment offer.

(c) A small number of applicants fall under United States Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) regulations for alcohol and drug testing, specifically Controlled Substance Testing, per Section 391.81 et seq. of Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations (49 C.F.R. §§ 391.81 et seq.), Procedures for Transportation Workplace Drug Testing Programs (49 C.F.R. §§ 40.1 et seq.), and other applicable federal statutes and regulations.  Applicants are tested according to the U.S. Department of Transportation regulations.