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ABM PARKING DIVISION in compliance with The United States Department of Transportation DRUG AND ALCOHOL TRAINING For Safety Sensitive Employee’s.

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1 ABM PARKING DIVISION in compliance with The United States Department of Transportation DRUG AND ALCOHOL TRAINING For Safety Sensitive Employee’s

2 AMPCO SYSTEM Drug Testing Policy It is Ampco System’s intent to comply with federal, state and local entities in regard to law and regulations on drug and alcohol misuse. Consistent with these regulations, the Company will administrate, as necessary and where required by law all tests which the Department of Transportation has mandated. It is Ampco System’s intent to comply with federal, state and local entities in regard to law and regulations on drug and alcohol misuse. Consistent with these regulations, the Company will administrate, as necessary and where required by law all tests which the Department of Transportation has mandated.OVERVIEW

3 DEFINITIONS n Alcohol - the intoxicating agent in beverage, ethyl alcohol, or other low molecular weight alcohol’s. Alcohol use means the consumption of any beverage, mixture, or preparation, including any medication containing alcohol. n Controlled Substances - any substances identified in the Federal Controlled Substances Act or CFR Part 40 including marijuana, cocaine, opiates, amphetamines and PCP. The term also applies to prescribed or over the counter medications that cause an individual to be impaired, drowsy or to act abnormally.

4 DEFINITIONS n Safety-Sensitive Employee - those holders of Commercial Drivers Licensees who operate a commercial motor vehicles. In addition, those employees who perform safety- sensitive functions involving a mass transit vehicle including driving, maintenance and supervision in which there is FTA funding. n Commercial Motor Vehicle - a vehicle that has a gross vehicle weight rating of 26,001 vehicle weight rating of 26,001 or more lbs. or is desa vehicle that has a gross vehicle weight rating of 26,001 vehicle weight rating of 26,001 or more lbs. or is designed to transport 16 or more passengers (including the driver) or is 11 passengers or more (including the driver) in the State of California. igned to transport 16 or more passengers (including the driver) or is any size and used to transport hazardous materials requiring hazardous materials requiringplacards.

5 DEFINITIONS n Mass Transit Vehicle - a vehicle used to transport large numbers of large numbers of passengers. This includes buses, vans, automobiles, rail cars, trolley cars or vessels receiving FTA funding. n Medical Review Officer - a licensed physician designated by Ampco designated by Ampco System who has knowledge and training to interpret and evaluate confirmed positive drug and alcohol test results. results.

6 SITUATIONS REQUIRING TESTING n Pre-employment Testing (controlled substances only) n Post-Accident Testing n Random Testing n Testing for Reasonable Suspicion n Follow-up Testing

7 PRE-EMPLOYMENT TESTING n All employees who perform safety- sensitive functions involving a mass transit vehicle under DOT definition will be tested for controlled substances prior to performing such duties.

8 LEAVE OF ABSENCE 90 Days or more– Pre-Employment Drug Testing Following any type of leave of 90 Days or more including, but not limited to personal leaves, pregnancy leaves, medical leaves, workers’ compensation leaves and military leaves. Following any type of leave of 90 Days or more including, but not limited to personal leaves, pregnancy leaves, medical leaves, workers’ compensation leaves and military leaves.

9 POST COLLISION TESTING n 1.A human fatality, regardless of whether or not a citation was issued to the Safety-Sensitive Driver. n 2.Bodily injury requiring immediate medical attention away from the scene and a citation was issued to the Safety-Sensitive Driver. n 3.Disabling damage to any motor vehicle requiring either vehicle to be towed and a citation was issued to the Safety-Sensitive Driver.

10 UNANNOUNCED RANDOM TESTING n Must be completed on safety-sensitive drivers each year. n Drivers are randomly selected from the Ampco System/ ABM employee pool. n Drivers must be tested just before, during or immediately after performing a safety sensitive function. n All random testing must be unannounced and employees must proceed immediately to the test site. n Refusal to take a test will constitute a positive result.

11 RANDOM DRUG and ALCOHOL TESTS n Random Tests are determined by non-biased random selection and according to federal, state and local law. n Ten (10) percent of the affected drivers must be tested for alcohol and fifty (50) percent of the affected drivers must be tested for controlled substances.

12 Reasonable Suspicion Drug and Alcohol Tests As observed by a company official or supervisor who has received the training required by DOT and has specific clearly stated observations concerning the appearance, behavior, speech or body orders of the safety sensitive driver.

13 REFUSAL TO SUBMIT TO A REQUIRED DOT TEST n Drivers who refuse to submit to required alcohol and /or controlled substance tests must be immediately removed from safety-sensitive positions and may not continue in their positions. 49CFR

14 Refusal to test also includes: n Failure to provide enough breath or saliva for alcohol testing. n Or urine for controlled substances testing without a valid medical reason after being notified of the testing requirements, n Or clearly obstruct the testing process, n Or attempt to tamper and/or adulterate a urine sample for drug testing purposes.

15 HOW IS ALCOHOL TESTING DONE? All alcohol testing is done by a trained technician in a private setting where no one but you and the technician can see or hear the test results. A breath saliva testing device approved by the National Highway Safety Administration will be used.

16 HOW IS ALCOHOL TESTING DONE? n The technician will ask for identification. n A screening test is done first. n If the reading is less than 0.02, you will sign the certification and fill in the date on the form. n If the reading is 0.02 or greater, a confirmation test must be done using an evidential breath testing device (EBT).

17 HOW IS ALCOHOL TESTING DONE? n If the Screening Test and Confirmation Test results are not the same, the confirmation test result is used. If you refuse to be tested or sign the testing form, the technician will immediately notify the AMPCO SYSTEM DOT Administrator. If you refuse to be tested or sign the testing form, the technician will immediately notify the AMPCO SYSTEM DOT Administrator.

18 POSITIVE ALCOHOL TESTS The employee will be prohibited from performing any safety- sensitive function for 24 hours, Ampco System supervision will be notified and the employee driver must be driven home from the collection sight. In addition, the employee will be suspended without pay and prohibited from performing any safety -sensitive The employee will be prohibited from performing any safety- sensitive function for 24 hours, Ampco System supervision will be notified and the employee driver must be driven home from the collection sight. In addition, the employee will be suspended without pay and prohibited from performing any safety -sensitive functions until they have submitted to another alcohol test and have results below 0.02 functions until they have submitted to another alcohol test and have results below or Greater The employee will be suspended from duty without pay, pending an investigation by Ampco System Management. A confirmed positive test of 0.04 or Greater will result in immediate termination or Greater The employee will be suspended from duty without pay, pending an investigation by Ampco System Management. A confirmed positive test of 0.04 or Greater will result in immediate termination.

19 HOW IS DRUG TESTING DONE? Drug testing is done by analyzing a urine sample, which is collected in a private location. Urine specimens are divided into two containers by the collection site technician in your presence. These two samples, called “primary” and “split”, are analyzed by a testing laboratory certified by the Department of Health and Human Services. At the laboratory a screening test is performed on the “primary” sample. If this test is positive for drugs, a confirmation test is required.

20 POSITIVE DRUG TESTS If an employee drug test comes back If an employee drug test comes back positive, the employee will be notified by the clinics Medical Review Officer(MRO). The MRO will review the test results with the employee to determine alternative medical explanations for the positive test results. Employees with positive test results will be allowed 72 hours following notification of their positive test results to request a re-test of the original test sample by a government approved testing facility. Any re-test will be at the employee’s expense and the employee at the employee’s expense and the employee will be suspended without pay until the results are received by Ampco System.

21 Ampco System is committed to providing a safe, healthy work environment for all employee’s and reducing the potential for accidents and injuries. Maintaining high standards for job performance, attendance, quality customer service and the highest level of passenger safety is the standard that has made Ampco System a trademark in the industry.

22 REHABILITATION Ampco System will not knowingly hire any person using illegal drugs or having a history of alcohol or drug dependency unless there is firm evidence of rehabilitation satisfactory to the Company. Department of Transportation Regulations regarding drug and alcohol abuse do no require the Company to provide rehabilitation benefits, hold an employee’s position open or pay an employee’s wages while the undergo treatment for drug and/or alcohol misuse. Ampco System will not knowingly hire any person using illegal drugs or having a history of alcohol or drug dependency unless there is firm evidence of rehabilitation satisfactory to the Company. Department of Transportation Regulations regarding drug and alcohol abuse do no require the Company to provide rehabilitation benefits, hold an employee’s position open or pay an employee’s wages while the undergo treatment for drug and/or alcohol misuse.

23 The hazards of drug and alcohol misuse extend far beyond the individual user. Impaired employees endanger themselves, fellow employees and all people around them. Even moderate doses of drugs and/or alcohol can impair the judgment, coordination and reaction time needed to drive a vehicle. When combined, the effects can become deadly. The hazards of drug and alcohol misuse extend far beyond the individual user. Impaired employees endanger themselves, fellow employees and all people around them. Even moderate doses of drugs and/or alcohol can impair the judgment, coordination and reaction time needed to drive a vehicle. When combined, the effects can become deadly.

24 Those employee’s in safety- sensitive positions must realize that drug and alcohol abuse is a complex problem calling for specialized treatment. They must remain vigilant while performing their duties and intervene where they think a fellow employee may be endangering themselves, fellow employee’s or the general public. Those employee’s in safety- sensitive positions must realize that drug and alcohol abuse is a complex problem calling for specialized treatment. They must remain vigilant while performing their duties and intervene where they think a fellow employee may be endangering themselves, fellow employee’s or the general public.

25 SUMMARY Safety-sensitive employees, commercial driver employees, and/or applicants for these positions, as regulated by the DOT are subject to per-employment, random, probable cause and post accident drug testing as prescribed by the Omnibus Transportation Act and parts 653 and 654 of the FTA alcohol and controlled substances testing regulations. As prescribed safety- sensitive employees, commercial driver employees and or applicants to these positions may not:

26 n Refuse to take a federally mandated drug and/or alcohol test n Operate in a safety-sensitive capacity while under the influence of a controlled substance. n Use alcohol while performing safety-sensitive functions. n Report for or remain on duty performing a safety-sensitive function while having a breath alcohol concentration of 0.02 or greater. n Perform safety-sensitive functions within eight hours of using alcohol. n Use alcohol for eight hours following an accident or until the employee has taken a post-accident test. n Attempt to tamper and/or adulterate a sample for drug testing. n Violation of any specific item above will result in disciplinary action including suspension and/or termination.

27 Thank You For Your Attention!


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