Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

DFB provides professional guidance, testing, and random selections for employers subject to FAA regulations 14 CFR Part 20 and DOT 49.40 Drug & Alcohol testing rules.  We also provide Medical Review Officer Services to companies who have elected to do their own DOT random selections.

FAA Services Include

Drug Free Business has been providing DOT drug testing for employers
who fall under FAA regulations since 1988

Including flight crew, attendants, and instructors; aircraft dispatchers; aircraft maintenance or preventative maintenance.

FAQs & Resources

The following questions are the most common inquiries received by the FAA’s Drug Abatement Division from individuals or employees who perform safety-sensitive functions and are subject to Federal drug and alcohol testing in the aviation industry. Click here to read more.

Any of the following employees or subcontractors who perform the following safety-sensitive duties: 

  1. Flight crew members
  2. Flight attendants 
  3. Flight maintenance personnel
  4. Flight instructor personnel
  5. Flight dispatch personnel
  6. Ground security personnel
  7. Air Traffic control personnel
  8. Operations control specialists
  1. Pre-hire testing
  2. Random testing
  3. Reasonable Suspicion Testing
  4. Post-Accident Testing
  5. Return-to-Duty Testing
  6. Follow-up Testing

As an employer, you must register your program with the FAA prior to starting your drug test program. More information can be found here

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Drug Free Business provides a company with everything it needs to achieve a comprehensive drug-free workplace program, and/or comply with Department of Transportation (DOT) mandated testing regulations, including; substance abuse policy development, supervisor training, drug and alcohol testing, convenient collection sites, random selection services, FCRA compliant background screening, and Employee Assistance Programs (EAP’s). We administer nationwide corporate accounts also. We have long-term relationships with several of the largest SAMHSA Certified Laboratory systems and will establish testing and collection accounts that are the most convenient and cost-effective for you.

Drug Free Business has three in-house Certified Medical Review Officers (MRO) for review of all drug testing performed. We also offer these MRO services as a stand-alone service to other third-party administrators and individual employers. Because we are a non-profit corporation with sophisticated, unique online data management systems (GERTRD), we can offer superior services at costs much lower than other providers. We have access to thousands of drug testing collection sites nationwide. Our in-house collection facility in Bothell, WA is open 7-4 M-F. We also have in-house mobile collectors serving the Puget Sound region. Collection Site Locator

Our Mission

is to help employers, regardless of size, establish and maintain drug-free workplaces for the benefit of their owners, employees, families, and the communities where they do business.

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