Substance Abuse Policy
Avionics Specialist, Inc. is required by the Federal Aviation Administration to comply with Part III, Department of Transportation 14 CFR, part 120 Anti-Drug Program for Personnel engaged in specified aviation activities and 49 CFR, part 40. It is the policy of Avionics Specialist, Inc. to maintain a Drug-Free Workplace.
ASI Alcohol Misuse Prevention Program
Avionics Specialist, Inc.'s Alcohol Misuse Prevention Program prohibits certain conduct by and requires alcohol testing of all personnel. Alcohol tests will be conducted by qualified technicians on evidential breath testing devices approved by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration(NHTSA). Persons who violate this regulation will be subject to consequences, including removal from safety sensitive functions. Avionics specialist, Inc. has established its own policies with respect to employees who misuse alcohol. These policies are not governed by D.O.T./F.A.A. regulations, but are developed and enforced solely by Avionics Specialist, Inc.
Avionics Specialist, Inc. will conduct random testing for all employees. ASI will use a computer based random selection process using employee identification numbers.
Alcohol consumption while on duty is strictly prohibited.
Any employee found to have an alcohol concentration of 0.04 or greater may not report for duty or remain on duty in a position requiring the performance of safety-sensitive functions. The employee will be sent home for the remainder of the shift without pay. The employee will be retested at the beginning of the next shift before they will be allowed to return to duty.
If a covered employee is found to have an alcohol concentration of 0.02 or greater, but less than 0.04, that employee will be immediately removed from performing safety-sensitive functions until the employee is retested with a result below 0.02, or until the start of the employees next regularly scheduled duty period, if it occurs at least 8 hours following administration of the test.
Any employee who registers an alcohol concentration of 0.02 or above on an F.A.A. mandated test will be sent home for the day in an unpaid status the first time such a test result is obtained in addition to all appropriate disciplinary procedures and may be required to be evaluated and treated as a condition to further employment. Any employee who twice registers an alcohol concentration of 0.02 or above on F.A.A. mandated tests will be subject to termination or evaluation and treatment at ASI's option. In extraordinary circumstances, ASI may exercise the right to retest an employee rather than send the employee home.
Follow-up tests will be unannounced and at least 6 tests must be conducted in the first 12 months after the employee is back on the job. Follow-up testing may continue for up to 60 months.
EASA Approval EASA.145.4220
Avionics Specialist, Inc.
3833 Premier Avenue
Memphis, Tennessee 38118 USA
Fax (901) 375-8310
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Last Update: January 7, 2011