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340:2-1-41. Drug and alcohol free workplace

Revised 9-15-21

(a) Purpose. Oklahoma Human Services (OKDHS) is a drug- and alcohol-free workplace. All OKDHS employees are prohibited from unlawfully manufacturing, distributing, dispensing, possessing, using, or being under the influence of a controlled substance or alcohol during scheduled work hours; while operating a state vehicle; on state property; or at his or her workplace.

(b) Definitions. The following words and terms when used in this Part shall have the following meaning unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

(1) "Alcohol" means and includes hydrated oxide of ethyl, ethyl alcohol, ethanol, or spirits of wine, per Section 1-103 of Title 37A of the Oklahoma Statues.

(2) "Applicant" means any person making application for initial hire, reinstatement, or transfer from a state agency for any position within OKDHS.

(3) "Conditional offer of employment" means an offer made to an applicant for employment with OKDHS, conditioned upon successful completion of a drug test prior to the start of employment.

(4) "Controlled substance" means substances listed in Schedule I through V  of Section 812 of Title 21 of the United States Code, and as further defined by applicable federal and state regulations.  Controlled substances include, but are not limited to, marijuana, including marijuana consumed or possessed with a medical marijuana license; cocaine; opiates; phencyclidine (PCP); and amphetamines.

(5) "Drug" means any controlled substance approved for hair or urine testing by the Oklahoma State Department of Health, including amphetamines, cannabinoids, cocaine, PCP, hallucinogens, methaqualone, opiates, barbiturates, benzodiazepines, synthetic narcotics, designer drugs, or a metabolite of any of these substances.