Services

With a network of over 6000 collection facilities across the country, certified laboratory testing and an in-house Medical Review Officer, Pipeline Testing Consortium (PTC) can handle the drug and alcohol testing needs of any company. From a Fortune 500 company to a small one-person operation, we strive to provide every client with exceptional service every step of the way. PTC is a leading third party administrator with over 20 years of experience in the pipeline industry.

Policy and Procedures
Implementation of a complete package of your company's Workplace-Drug Program policy & procedure manual. Applicant and employee acknowledgment forms are included.

Random Testing Selections
To meet Federal requirements, specific client requirements and company policy.

Company Policy: Unannounced testing based on random selection can be established at 10%, 25% or 50%. All random selections are computer generated.

Federal Requirement: All employees working in a "covered" position are subject to unannounced testing based on random selection. All random selections are computer generated. See the current random rate requirements below:

DOT MODE DRUG
RANDOM RATE
ALCOHOL
RANDOM RATE
FAA Federal Aviation Administration 25% 10%
FTA Federal Transit Administration 25% 10%
FRA Federal Railroad Administration 25% 10%
USCG United States Coast Guard 25% N/A
PHMSA Pipeline & Hazardous Materials Safety Administration 25% N/A
FMCSA Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 50% 10%

Medical Review Officer (MRO)
The MRO oversees the positive drug testing results to ensure validity of the results and to make sure that the employee's rights and confidentiality are preserved.

Substance Abuse Treatment
The Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) provides an evaluation of an employee who tests positive for alcohol and/or drugs. PTC coordinates the follow-up program established by the Substance Abuse Professional.

Statistical Data
Quarterly statistical data reports are provided to the pipeline contractor and to the pipeline operators that each contractor works for.

Compliance Audits
We handle all operator audit requests. New and existing regulations are monitored to maintain complete compliance of the DOT regulations.

Certified Lab Services
Drug testing laboratory services for the program is a Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), formerly NIDA, certified laboratory. The lab for our program is: Clinical Reference Lab, 8433 Quivira Road, Lenexa, KS.

Employee Assistance Programs (EAP) & Supervisor Training
The employee assistance program (EAP) includes informational material for each employee, hot-line number posters, and an online training module covering drug and alcohol recognition, testing and understanding for supervisors and managers.

Record Keeping
Maintenance and record keeping functions are provided. The records are kept electronically via a secure digital file source and can be retrieved quickly for submission. PTC also maintains BAT and QAP records.

Drug/Alcohol History Checks
Employers hiring any applicant in a DOT covered position are required to obtain information about any alcohol and/or drug misuse from the applicant's previous employers for the previous two years (three years if applicant is a CDL driver.)

DOT Requirements:
PTC monitors new and existing regulations constantly to insure that our client's are in complete compliance with the DOT regulations. When PTC handles your drug and alcohol testing needs, you are getting the most reliable results in the industry.

Client/Jobsite Requirements:
PTC will also administrate workplace drug programs. We will help insure that your company meets all of the testing requirements that are imposed on your company by your clients.

If you are interested in our services feel free to contact one of our friendly account executives or complete the enrollment request form and we will contact you.