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Technical outreach program :
anti-drug and alcohol workshops : final report /
by the Center for Urban Transportation Research, College of Engineering, University of South Florida.
Anti-drug and alcohol workshops
[Tampa, Fla.] :
University of South Florida, Center for Urban Transportation Research,
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Prepared for the Florida Department of Transportation, Office of Public Transportation.
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TECHNICAL OUTREACH PROGRAM ANTI-DRUG AND ALCOHOL WORKSHOPS FINAL REPORT
TECHNICAL OUTREACH PROGRAM ANTI-DRUG AND ALCOHOL WORKSHOPS FINAL REPORT Prepared for the Florida Department of Transportation Office of Public Transportation by the Center for Urban Transporta tion Research College of Engineering University of South Florida September 1994
TOl' FINAL REJ'ORT ANTI-DRUG AND ALCOHOL WQ}tKSHOl'S LOCATION AND A'l"l'ENDA.NCE . CUTR organized and implemented a statewide program of four anti-drug and alcohol workshops. Each workshop was well received and attended. The dates, locations and attendance of the workshops are presented in Table 1. DATES July 18-19 July 2122 July 25-26 July 28 -2.9 TOTAL TABLE 1 Dates, Location and Attendance of Anti-Drug and Alcohol Workshops LOCATION I Panama City Gainesville Ft. Lauderdale Lakelan d ATTENDANCE 22 29 30 33 114 Comp l ete registration lists for each workshop are included i n Appe n dix A. SPEAKEI!S -, The principal presenter at each work was Ms. R. Sarles of RLS and Associates of Dayto n Ohio. She proved to be well organized well prepared, well informed Her erudite sessio n s were well rece iv ed and greatly appreciated those in atte ndan ce at the workshops. Mr. James (Mike) Johnso n of the FDOT Transit Office spoke in segments of the workshop. He also proved to be a well informed speaker. Each workshop also included gliest speakers from law enforcement. Their talks we r e o n drugs th .at might be found in the workplace and how to identifY them, and the related paraphernalia. The law enforcement speakers are listed in Tab l e 2. 1
TABLE2 Law Enforcement Guest Speakers WORKSHOP SPEAKER(S) AGENCY Panama City Lt. Larry Contanzo Florida Highway Patrol Gainesville Det Greg Smith Alachua County Sheriff's Office Ft. Laude rdale Trooper Mike Thomas Florida Highway Patrol Trooper Tracy Land Florida Highway Patrol Lakeland Troope r Bruce Hutcheson Florida Highway Patro l EVALUA TION S Evaluations were distributed to participants at each workshop Workshop evaluations were completed by 95 participants Thus, the evaluations represent the opinions of 83% of registered workshop attendees. It should be noted that some of the 95 evaluations received were not fully comple t e d. Also, some workshop attendees did not sign the registratio n sheet. For example, in Panama City, we received one more evaluation sheet than we had peop le registered for the worksh op. For these reasons, the total number of responses vary for different questions on the evaluation. Wherever possible, and when it makes sense to do so r esponse s to evaluat ion questions were combined and reported for all workshops. The few responses reported by individual workshops are clearly indica ted. A blank evaluation sheet appears in Appendi x B. Combined responses for all workshops appear in Appendix C. Indiv idual workshop are organized 'in Appendix D as follows: Panama City, Gainesv ill e, Ft. Lauderdale and Lakeland. QUESTIONS ONE, IWO AND THREE: The first three questions were concerned w i th overall course evalua tion. The responses to the first question indicated that 100% of the responders felt that the workshop met thei r expectations. Questions two and three asked about the objectives of the workshop. A total of 98% of the responders felt that th e objectives of the workshop were clearly stated And, 99% of th e respond ers felt tb at th e course objectives were m et All four workshops were rated a c lear success. QUESTION FOUR: Question four asked about the overall workshop pres entation and support materials All responses were rated on a 1 5 scale with 1 being the lowest and 5 being the highest. The average responses were: Content, 4.6; Instructional materials, 4.6; Instructors, 4.7; Facilities 3.8; Handout mat edal s, 4.6 and Audio Visual materials 4.4. The lowest score, Facilities, was due to the noise from a hotel r enovation project going on while our Ft. Lauderdale workshop was in progress. Another factor was the lack of 2
adequate (microphones) equipment provided by the hotels. In many cases the speaker was difficult to hear from the back of the room. The overall seores for question f our indica te that the workshops were perceived as a success. QUESTION FIVE: Question five was open-ended, asking for suggestions to improve the workshops. Predictably, responses varied considerably, covering divergent topics such as: provide a free lunch, make the course sh orter, and make the course longer. A total of 57 suggestions yielded the following infonnation. The mos t frequent response dealt with c o urse materials. Seventeen responders wou l d have like to have received copies of the handouts and applicable federal regulations for review in advance of the workshop. There were conflictin g responses about workshop length. Fourteen responders felt that the workshop shou ld ha ve been longer This was the second most frequen t response for course improvement. Two responders felt it could have been shorter. Suggestions for improving the management o f the course incl u ded seven requests to have t h e workshop presented in lock step with the course manual and four resJ?onders who wanted a course syllabus Other suggestions included more role playing, more interaction between attendees, more information on collection procedures, more infonnation on implementation guidelines, more information on the l egal ramifi c ations of implemenling the policy, and more information on federal reporting requirements. QUESTION Sl;K; Question six was anoeher open-ended question asking what part of the workshop was the most helpful to them. Th e large number of comments, 96, indicates the generally high level of satisfaction with tbe workshop presentations. Thirty -five responders indiCated t hat all of the workshop was most helpful. Ten responses indicated the explanation of the laws was the most he lp ful part of the workshop. Eight responses indicated that explanation of the testing and collection procedures was valuable. Six responses praised the p ro vision of sample policy statements and policy discussions. Other comments also indicated favorable perceptions, including fourteen indicating that the handout materials were well received, six that favorably rated the interaction and role-playing sessions, five that liked the speaker comments which supplemented the manual, four who liked the discussions of policy and procedures. three who appreciated the reyiew of the alcohol regulations, two who liked the poiice demonstrations and the reasonable suspicion discussion, and one who favorably rated the discussion of the supervisor's role. QUESTION SEVEN: Question seven was an open-ended question asking what part of the works ho p was least helpful. The 19 responses were varied and therefo re, difficult to categorize. 3
Three resp6nders didn't care to receive infonnation about the drug testing or collection procedures. Three others didn't care about the consortium information. Three didn't like the role playing scenarios. Another i n dicated that the alcohol video was old and n eeded to be replaced. Anqther d idn't care for the drog awareness information, including the police demonstration. One didn't like the breatbalizer demonstration. One felt no use for the information on forms, the policy information or the record keeping information. One felt the workshop was too long and one felt the workshop was too short. The speaker was criticized by one individual for advocating what was felt to be a controversial opinion. One criticized allowing time for student feedback and discussion. QUESTION EIGIIT: Question eight was a forced choice (yes/no) question asking if the discussion on system policies concerning substance abuse was informative; 100% of the responders indicated yes. QUESTION EICU:IT A: Question eight "A" was an open ended question asking what addiiional information could have been included as a part of the discussion on substance abuse policy. Four responders indicated a desire to have copies of sample policies. Another response indicted a desire for more information on how to write good policy. Other responses reques t ed-more information on system liability, record keeping, contra ctor participation, cost of testing, and which issues were open to collective bargaining. QUESTION NINE : Question nine was a forced choice (yes/no) question asking if the discussion on testing procedures was informative. AU of the responders (100%) indicted yes. QUESTION NINE A: Question nine "A" was an open-ended question asking what additional information cou l d have been inc l uded as a part of the prese n tation on testing procedures. No two responses to this questio n were were the same. The different responses to this question were difficult to classify. The responses were to: include a presentation by MRO; explain the paperwork flow and how n egative tests are processed; give a description of l aboratory forms; provide more samp l e procedures; provide check lists; identify local sources for testing; review sequence of events after a positive test, aod provide a better tie-in for the role-playing activity. QUESTION TEN: Question ten was an open -ended questio n asking the primary occupation of individuals attending the workshop. A total of 88 responses were organized into the following six groups : 35 Transit managers/senior transit managers/managers/directors 21 Transportation coordinators/opera tions personnel 11 Human resources and employee assistance perso nnel 9 FDOT p e rsonnel 6 MRO/physician/registered nurse/medical personnel 6 Attorney/union/contract administration personnel 4
QUESTION ELEVEN THRQUGH 1WENTY THREE: Questions e l even through twenty-three were forced choice (yes/no) questions concerning a pr oposell testing consortium. Th e questions and responses shown in Table 3 indicate several needs which may be solved by the creation of a Statewide drug and alcohol testing consortium. The consorti um would, however need to include policy, plannin g, reporting and implementation assistance as well as provide testing and collectio n services. 11. 12. 13. 14. IS. 16 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. TABLE3 Responses To a Questionnaire on a Pr o posed Statewide Drug and Alcohol Testing Co nsortium Question Would you consider using such a service ? Do you feel the need to have 24 hour collection service? Do you feel the need for mobile (on-site) collection service? Do you need online t est results availability? Do you need random selection done for y o ur propert y ? Do you need customized reports designed to report the testing history of your property? Do you require MRO service through a statewide contract? Do you require BAP services through a statewide contract? Do you require assistance in training your supervisors to identify individuals under the influence of alcohol and drugs ? Do you reqllire assistance in training our supervisors to identify individuals under the influence of alcohol and drugs? Does your property currently test for drugs? Does your property currently test for alcohol? l MRO = Medical Review Offttc 2 I!AP l!lnployee AssiSWICO l'JoJ,.,. "YES" 86% 62% 59% 60% 69% 68% 71% 62% 81% 81% 81% 50% OUES110N 21 A : Quest.ion 21 A asked about the co st of drug testing. Responses v aried from $35 to $40 per !C5tto $500 per year This question was answered on only five evaluation forms and therefore is not felt to be a representative sample of the cost of drug testing. 5
QUESTION 22 N Question 22 "A asked about the cost for alcohol t esting. The two responses were $50 per test and $500 per year. This question was responded to by only two participants and therefore is not felt to be a representative sam ple of !lie cost o f a l co hol testi ng. QUESTION 23: Question 23 asked for the estimated number of safety-s e nsitive persons (emp l oyees and sub-contractors) each system uses that wou l d be required to be tested The answ e rs to this question are at bes t estimates A clo s er approximation would require making individual calls to the human resources department at each pro p erty. There is a n eed to assess their curre nt services a n d plans for service as well a s any limitations as to their ability t o contract for services Table 4 presents responses to question 23 a s edited by CUTR. TABLE4 Estimated Number of Emp l oyees a n d Contractor Personnel Requiring Drug and Alcohol Testing b y WorkShop Location Location Employees Co n trac t ors Panama City 305 31 Gain esv ille 1085 277 Ft. Lauderdale 2447 250 Lakeland 944 337 Total 4781 895 SUMMARY Total 336 i362 2697 1281 5676 Based on combined evaluative questions and the ex per ience of workshop staff all four workshops were successful and th e program effective Feedb ack regardi n g a co nsortium indicate that a need for such services exists and limited interest a l so e x ists in a consortium. It appears that additional e xploration of a proposed consort ium is warranted 6
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TOP WORK SHO P 1 PANAMA CITY JULY 18 19, 1994 ' PROPERTY CONTACT PHONE II FAX# II ENROLLED . Comsis Colp. Le s Solberg 904-487-7770 484-7361 1 . FDOT#3 Tom Moscoso 904-638-0250 638-61 49 1 Public Tansit Office H a rry Reed 904-488-777 4 9224942 1 Jackson CtyTransporlatlon Ro y 81/ghton 904-4827 433 482 -8582 3 Big 8nd Trans;! Ted 904-222-4160 574-1531 1 TALmAN . Bob Chamberlain 904-891-6200 2 Llb8rly County Ms. Morris 904-643-6885 643-567 2 1 Oka toosa Transportation Patricia Harri son 904-8 339165 833-9174 2 Bay Coord. Transp Andre a Nelson 904-769-3469 872-2 151 1 Trai-Ciy Commty Center Cheryl Blan kenship 904-547-3688 547-9806 2 Ape/ache Vanita 904-674-4571 674-4574 1 FDOT#3 Waller C adwel 904-838-0250 1 TO Commission Mr. Webb 2786036 292-7 278 1 CTD Rene Dix on 904-6036 922 -7278 1 Gulf Cty. (PL SL Joe) 904-229-6550 227-1480 1 Calhoun County Marilyn RusseH 904-67 4-4163 674-8384 1 Pensacola Ken Westbrook 904-436-9390 436 7 2 TOTAL E NROLLMENT IN THE WORKSHOP 23 ----------
-TOP WORKSHOP 2 -GAI NESVILLE JULY 21 -22 1994 . I PROPERTY CONTACT PHONE# FAX# #ENROLLED Suwanne Econ CounCJ7 Jeff Rush 904-362-4115 362-4078 1 GRT Daoon Harl8y 904 -33 4-2609 334-2607 1 n eeds 2 I FDOTt13 Tom Moscosa 9()4-63&-0250 #549 638--6149 1 Marlon Cty. Sr. Citizens Pat Toms 904629-$6 61 629-6122 1 LYNX Ju(!y Ballaro 407-841-2279 244-3398 1 Indian River COA Melba Campa// 407-569-0760 567-6944 FOOT Shirley Conroy 904-955-2255 955-2258 .f neMs 1 . . -Comsis. JacksonvH/e Vaughn Whitaker 904-398 -4 178 399-0657 needs 1 Comsis, JacksonviU/e Joyce O'Brian 904-39 &-4178 399..()657 1 JTA Mr. O'Leaty 904-630-3154 2 needs 1 Lake Sumter Joyc e Devitt 904-360-6620 . 1 PSTA Denise Skinner 904530-9921 530-1474 2 I St. John's COA Susan Daniels 904 -824 -1646 824-185 8 2 A & A Tansporl Curtis Allen 904-496-2056 1 Clay County Chetyl Hartzog 904 284-5977 284-<1298 1 Citrus County Richar(/ Cook 904-362-5332 7451725 1 care-A Van Connie Hutsleler 904-261-()704 261-0701 1 TOTAL ENROLLMENT IN THE WORK SHOP 20 wslltlng 5
TOP WORKSHO P 3 . FT. LAUDERDALE JULY 25 26, 1994 PROPERTY CONTACT PHONE# FAX# # ENROLLED MDTA Cathy Lewis 305 375-1695 5 . City of Key West Myra 305-292-8247 292-8285 1 ' Tri Ran Commuter Ms. Rosenburg 305-728-8512 -t i FDOTII4 Marlin Gadek SIC 436 -4486 438-4483 2 Attomey for Broward cty. E il e en Zobel 305-357 -8307 357-8305 1 Collier County Ms. Alte ratz 813 643 -5338 643 -5 9 22 2 C harlott e Coun t y Reyn old DeArrioa 813-743 1332 743-4292 1 CoT ran Carol Heffner 407 -233-1166 .. 2 33-1140 3 Mae Vo/Jen Sr. Ctr Terry w.JIIams 407-395-8924 338-9127 1 BCT Bilf Sorrells 305-357-8396 357-8327 2 . TOTAL ENROLUtiENT IN THE WORKSHOP 19 . -
-' TOP WORK SHOP 4 LAKELAND JULY 2829, 1994 --... PROPERTY CONTACT PHONE It FAX# # ENROLLED SCAT Jay Goodwr11 813 951-5850 923-5924 2 Mid Florida Bill Kletk 904 799-1510 754 -9 390 1 needs 1 FDOT Jim Speckman 904 975-6403 975-6443 1 PaSCQ County Mr. Carroll 813 834-3200 834-3344 1 needs 1 ' VOTRAN Gao Soloway 904 756-7496 756-7487 1 FDOT#1 Richard Dryer SIC 557-239 1 549-7172 4 Comsls Sebring Ed Griffin 813 382-6004 382-8469 1 PSTA Gall Bilbrey 813 53().9921 535-5580 2 needs 2 LYNX BIFIJamison 813 841-2279 EX 3202 1 Lakeland Steve Githens 813 688-7 433 683-4132 2 . Polk County Mr. McMillan SIC 569-4036 3 -LeeTron Jemes Fetzer 277-5012 1 -HARTline Sheron Dent 623-5635 664-1119 2 . TOTAL ENROLLMENT IN THE WORKSHOP 22 waiting 4
ALCOHOL AND DRUG TESTING WORKSHOP EVALUATION FORM YOUR COMMENTS WILL BE HELPFUL FOR PLANNING FUTURE WORKSHOPS AND A STATEWIDE CONSORTIUM FOR ALCOHOL AND DRUG TESTING. 1. 2. 3 Did this workshop meet your expectations? Were the objectives of the course clearly stated? In your opinion, were the objectives of the course met? YES NO YES NO YES NO 4 Please rate the overall workshop on a scale of t 5 (1 being lowest, 5 being highest) : : 4A CONTENT 48 INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS 4c INSTRUCTORS 4D FACILITIES 4E HAND OUT MATERIALS 4F AUDIO VISUAL MATERIALS USED 5. How might this workshop have been imp r oved? 6. What part of the workshop was most helpful to you? ... June 28 1994 1 TM:TOP .
7. What part of the workshop was least helplul to you? 8. Was the discussion of the system policies on substance abuse I nformative? SA. What additional infonnatlon, n any, woul d you have liked to have Included In this part of the presentation? 9. Was the discuss ion ol teslin g procedures informative? 9A What add itional information, ff any, would you have liked to have included in this part of the presenlation? 1 o. What is your primary occupation? YES NO YES NO THE FOOT IS CONSIDERING A STATEWIDE CONSORTIUM FOR DRUG AND ALCOHOL TESTING SERVICES. IF SUCH A CONTRACT COULD BE MADE AVAILABLE TO ALL TRANSIT SYSTEMS IN FLORIDA, WOULD YOUR PROPERTY: 11. Consider using such a service? 12 .. Need to have 24 hour specimine colleC!Ion service available? 13. Need to have mob ile (on site) specimine collection service? 14. Need on-line availability of test results? 15. Need random selection of employees for testing be done for your property? Jone 28. 1994 2 YES NO YES NO YES NO YES NO YES NO TM:TOP
16. Need the avaUabllity of customized reports designed to summartze your properties testing hi story? 17. Require Medical Review Officer seJVI ces thr ough the statewide contract? 18. Require Employee Assistance SeNices through the statewide contract? 1 9 Req uire a ssistance trainin g employees about the dang ers of alco h ol and drugs abuse? 2 0. Require assistance training supervisors to identify individuals under the inftuence of alcohol and drugs on the job? 21. Does you r property curren tly test for drugs? 21A I f yes wha t is t he app roximat e cost t o your p roperty for drug testing? 2 2. Does you r property currently test lor alcohol ? 22A II yes, wha t is the a p p r oximate cost t o your pr op erty for a l co hol testi ng? 23. Please p rovide us with a n estimate of the total number o f safety sensitive persons (emptoyees a n d sub-contractors) assoc iated with your sys tem tha t would requir e drug and alcohol testing: YES NO YES NO YES NO Y E S NO YES NO YES NO YES NO TOTAL NUMBER O F SAFETY SENSITIVE EMPLOYEES==== TOTAL NUMBER OF SAFETY SENSITIVE SUBCONTRACTORS AND 'OTHERS' ---If you or someone at your prop e rty is interested i n receiving more Information about a statewide drug a n d alcoho l testing consortium p lease fill i n the appropriate contact p e rson's nam e, a ddress, tel epho n e an d fax number below : NAME ________________ __ ________ ADDRESS. __________ __ __ __ __ ________ __________________________ __ TELEPHONE N UMBER_ ( ) ______________ __ -. __ _____ FAX N U MB!=A_ ('----')------------------Jun& 26, 1994 3 TM:TOP
COMBINED FOR ALL WORKSHQPS GIVEN Panamo City Gainesville Ft. La ud. Lakeland TOTAL %YES 1. Did lhe workshop meet your 1610 23/0 27/0 29/0 95 100% expectations? 2. Were the objectives of the 1610 23/2 27/0 29/0 95 98% course clearly stated? 3. In your opinion, were the 16/0 22/1 27/0 29/0 94 99% ojectives of the course met? 4 Please rate t he overall workshop on a scale of I through S (I b e ing lowest, S beirig highest) Panama City Gainesville Ft. Laud. Lakeland T # n 4A. Content 16174 23/111 27/125 29/131 95/441 4.6 4B. InstTiletiona l Materials 16175 28/108 27/ 1 24 3 1 /143 97/450 4.6 4C. Instructor 16n6 281109 27/128 27/127 93/4 4 0 4.7 40. Facilitie s 16/62 281103 27/81 2 9/112 941358 3.8 4 E. Hand Out M a t erials 16n4 231108 27/ 1 22 28/ 1 2 1 93/425 4.6 4F. A u dio Visu a l Ma t eri al s used. 16/68 231102 27/119 29/119 94/409 4. 4 5. HOI!/ might this workshop have been improved? Coordinate w orkshOp presentations with workbhok 7 Provide a syllab u s 4 More time 1 Moore dialog I More group discussion/interaction/role playing 2 More info on alcohol and drug abuse I More info o n collection proceduresfimplementation 2 Provide handouts o n slides and o verheads 1 7 Short e r course 2 Use microphone 3 Provide lunch 2 Leg a l ram i fication s of implementing policy I Explain supervisors role I Receive all materia l s 30 days in advance (copy of regul a t ions) 2 More infomation on federal reporting I More on small transits I
6. What part of tbc workshop was most helpful to you? All 35 Explainaticn of laws 10 Testing proc:
9A. What additional information, if any, would you hove liked to h _oveincludcd in this port of the presentation? Explain paperwork flow and bow negative tests ore processed Description oflaboratory forms More sample procedures Talk by and MRO Check lists I.D. local sources for testing Review sequence of events after a positive test Better tie>-in for role playing 10. What is your primary occupation? FOOT 9 Transit Management/Senior Managemant!Manager -Director 35 Human Resources and Employee Assistance Programs I I MRO Physician -R.N. Medical 6 Union personnel/Contract Administrators/Attorney 6 Transporta tion Coordinator/Operations 21
THE FDOT I S CONSIDERING A STATEWIDE CONSORTfOM .FOR DRUG AND ALCOHOL TESTING SERVICES. lF SUCH A CONTRACT COULD BE MADE AVA ILABLE TO ALL TRANSIT SYSTEMS IN FLORIDA, WOULD YOUR PROPERTY: 11. Consider using such a service? 10 14% 12. Need to have 24 ho ur specimen 25 3&% eoUection service available? 13. Need to have moblle (on site) 27 41% specimen co _llection service? 14. Need o n line availability of test 25 40% results? 15. Need random selecti o n of employees 20. 31% for test in g be done for your property? 16. Need the availability of customized 20 '32% r.eports designed to summarize your properties testing h istory? 17. Require Medical Review Officer 18 29% s ervices through the statewide c ontract? 18. Require Employee Ass istance Services 25 38% t h rough t h e statewide contract? 19. Require assiStan.ce training employees 13 19% about the dangers of alcohol and drug abdse? 20. Require assistance training supervisors 12 19% to identify indiv iduals under the influence of alcohol and drugs on the job? l. Does your property currently tes t for I S 21% drugs? 21A. If, yes, what is the approximate cost to your property for drug testing? 21. Does your property current l y test for 34 50% alcohol? 22A. If, yes what is the approximate cost to for alcohol
23. Please provid e us with an estimate of the total number of safely sensitive persons (employees and sub contractors) associated with your system that would require drug and alcohol testing: Panama City Gainesville Ft. Laud Lakeland N 23A. Tot a l nwnbe r of safety sensitive 305 1085 244 7 944 4781 peop le. 238. Total number of safely sensitive subcontractors and .. others". 31 277 250 337 895
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I. 2 3. ALCOHOL AND DRUG TESTING WORKSHOP EVALUATIONS PA M AMA CITY JULY 18-19, 1994 Did this workshop meet your expectations? Were the objectives of tlte course clearly s tated? I n your opinion, were the objectives of the cow:se met? 100"/o Yes 100% Yes 100%' Yes 4. P lease rote the overall workshop on a scale of I through S (I being lowest, S being highest) N T # ll 4A Content 16 74 4.6 4B Instructional Materials \6 75 4 7 4C Instructors 16 76 4.8 40 Facilities 1 6 62 3.9 4E Hand Out Materials 16 74 4.6 4F Audio Visual Materials used 16 68 4.3 5. H o w might this workshop have been improved? Hand out copies of slides Use a microphone Room arrangement Copies of new regulatio-ns with registration Overheads were too busy FHP presentation off target Follow order of manual in the presentation Longer course 6. What part o f the worksh o p was most helpful to you? U nderstanding the regulations Knowing how to drug t est How t o a p proach t hose one sends for testing Handouts o n procedures Role p l aying Policy guideli nes 7. What part of the workshop was lea st helpful? MRO and collection responsibilities s II II 13 6 II 9 4 4 s 2 4 4 3 2 3 I I I 1 I I 3 2 I 4 3 I 3 I I 4 I 3 8. Was the discus sio n of lhe system policies on s ubstance ab use informative? 100% Yes 2 2 I l
8A. What addition:il information, if any, would you have liked to have included in t his part of the presentation? N/A 9. Was the discussion of testing procedures infonnative? 9A. What additional infonnation, if nay, would you have liked to h ave incJuded in this part of the presentation? Better tie-in to role playing 10. is your primary occupation? 100% Yes Planner Operations Manager (6) Director (3) Dispatch Program Adrniniso-ator (3) Maintenance
THE FOOT IS CONSiD E RING A STATEWIDE CONSORTIUM FOR ORUG AND ALCOHOL TESTING SERVICES. IF SUCH A CONTRACT COULD BE MADE AVAILABLE TO ALL TRANSIT SYSTEMS IN FLORIDA, WOULD YOUR PROPERTY: %YES YES NO %NO 11. Considei using such a strvtce? 90 9 I 10 12. Need to hav e 24 hour coll e ctio n service available? 60 6 4 40 13. Need t o h ave mo b ile (on s it e) specimen collection service? 30 3 7 70 14. N eed on-line availability of test results? 22 2 7 77 I S Ne<:d random selection of employees for testing be done for 60 6 4 4 0 your property? . 16. Need the availab ility of custom ized reports designed to so s s so summarize your properties testing history? 17. R equire Medical ReView Officer services thrO!Jgh the statewide 8 0 8 2 20 contract ? 18. Require Employee Assistance SeJVices through t h e s tatewide 6 4 7 4 36 contract? 19. Requir e assistance training employees about t h e dangers o f 100 10 0 0 alcohol and drug abuse? 20. Requir e assistance training supervisors to identify individuals 91 10 I 9 under the influence of alcohol and drug.s on the job? 21. Does your property currently test for drugs? 91 1 0 I 9 2 1A. If res, what is the approximate cost t o your property for drug testing? NIA 22 . Docs y our pro perty c urr en tl y test for alcoho l ? S5 :6 5 45 22A. If yes, what is the app roximate cost to your p roperty for alcoh ol test ing ? N/A 23. Please provide us with an estimate of the total number of safety sensitive personS (emplo yee s and sub contractors) associated wit h your system tha t would requir e drug and alcohol tes ting: T ota l number of safety sensitive people 305 To tal number of safety sensitive subcon t ractors and o t hers" 31
1. 2. 3. ALCOHOL AND DRUG TESTING WORKSHOP EVALUATIONS GAINESVILLE JULY l1-Z7, 1994 Did thi s workshop meet your expectations? Were the objectives of the course clearly stated? In your opinion. were the objectives of the course met ? 1 00% Yes 91% Yes 96% Yes 4. Please rate t h e overall workshop on a sca l e of I through S ( I being S being highest) N T# n s 4 3 2 4A Co ntent 23 Ill 4.8 19 4 4B Instructional Materials 23 108 4 7 16 7 4C Instructors 23 109 4 7 17 6 40 Facilities 23 103 4.5 13 8 2 4E Hand ou t Materials 2 3 108 4 7 1 7 s 1 4F Audio Visual Mat erials Used 23 102 4.4 11 II I s. H o w might this workshop have been improved? Bel1er manual syll a b u s and t a l k t o follow along easier -, More time 9 More dialog u e I Mor e group d iscussion I Mo r e information on drug and a lcohol abu se I More infonnation on collection procedures 1 More handouts (all lectures) 1 6 Wltat part of the workshop was m o st helpful to you ? Entire worl
8. Orug.collection procedures Student feedback Drug awareness infonnation Advocating "own .. opinion of drug and alcohol testing Was the discussio n of the system poJicies on substance abuse infonnative? SA. What a dditional information, if any, would you have liked t o have included in this part of t he presentation? 9. More on transi t system liability More .. how to" procedures Was t he discussion of tes ting procedures informative? 9A. What additional information. if nay, would you have liked to have included in part of the presentation? Explanation of how a () test is processed Description of current l ab fonns 1 0. What is your primary occupation? I I 100% Yes 100% Yes l I FOOT Transit Spec. (3) MRO Marketing Rep. (3) Union Le.ader Trans it Paratransit Manager Tra n sporta ti on Coordinator (2) Transponation Supe rintendent Co n t ract Admin istrator Human Resource Manager Genera l Manager (3) Directo r of Transportation Q u ality Assuranee R.N. Case Manager
THE FDOT IS CONSIDERING A STATEWIDE CONSORTIUM FOR DRUG AND ALCOHOL TESTING SERVICES. IF SUCH A CONTRACT COULD BE MADE AVAILABLE TO ALL TRANSIT SYSTEMS IN FLORIDA, WOULD YOUR PROPERTY: %YES YES NO %NO II. Consider using such a service? 94. 17 I 6 12. Need to have 24 ho u r specimen collection service availabl e ? 7 12 5 39 13. Need to have mobile (on site) specimen collection service? 59 10 7 41 14. Need on -line availability of test results? 71 12 s 39 15. Need random selection of emplcyees for testing be done for 82 14 3 18 y our property? 16. Need the avai la bility of customized r eports designed to 75 12 4 25 summarize your properties testing history? 17. Require Medical Review Officer SCJ"Vices through the statewide 76 13 4 ,24 contract? 18. Require Employee Assistance Services through the statewide 76 13 4 24 contract? 13. R equ ire assistance training employees about the dangers of 76 13 4 24 alcohol and drug abuse? 20 Require assistance training supervisors to identify individuals 87 13 2 13 under the influence of alcohol and dsugs on the j ob? 21. Docs your property currently test for drugs? 79 15 4 2 1 21A. If yes, what is the approximate co.st to y o u r property for drug testing? $35 -40 Day $500 Year 22. D ocs your property currently test for alcohol? 24 4 13 7 6 22 A l f yes, what is the approximate cost to your property for alcohol testing? $500 Year 23. P lease provide us wi t h an estimate of the totaJ number of safety sensitive persons (empl oyees and contractors) associated with your sys t e m t hat would require drug and alcohol testing: Total n umber of safety sensitive people 1 085 Total number of saf e ty sensitive subcontractors a n d "oth ets" 277
I. 2. 3. ALCOHOL AND DRUG TESTING WORKSHOP EVALUATIONS Fr. LAUDERDALE JULY 25 26, 1994 Did this worl
7 What ,part of the workshop was least helpful? Too long T o o much on tesri.n,g procedures Consortium information 8 Was the discussion of the System policies on s ubstance abuse informative? 8A. What addi.tional information, if any, would you hilve liked to have included in this part of the p resentation? Costs of t ests More information on contractor participation More on record keeping What issues are subject to eolloctivc bargaining Reformed users stating how m uch they w ent through to cover-up More sample procedures More sample policies 9 Was the d iscussion of t esting procedures informative? 9A. What additional information, if nay. would you have liked ro have included in this p a rt of the presentation? Talk by an MRO 10. What is your primary occupation? Executive Director FOOT Program Managc r Bus Maintella!lce Administrator (2) Labor Relations Specialist Supervisor of Transit Program : AttOrney Human Resources Director of Transportation Grant Manager Public Transportati on Manager Bus EAP Director (3} S afety &. Training: B enefits Coordinator I 2 I 100% Yes I I I I I I I 100% Yes I Discipline Officer Paratransit Coordinator Transit (2} Director Personnel Oper ations Manager
THE FDOT iS CONSIDERING A STATEWIDE CONSORTIUM FOR DRUG AND ALCOHOL TESTING S ERVICES. IF SUCH A CONTRACT COU L D BE MADE AVAILABLE TO ALL T RANSIT SYSTEMS IN F L ORI DA, WOULD YOUR PROPE RTY: %YES YES NO %NO II. Consider using such a service? 71 1 5 6 29 1 2. Need to have 24 hour specimen collection servi ce available? 6 3 12 7 37 13. Need to have mobil e (on si te ) specimen collection setVice? 7 0 14 6 30 14. Need on-line availability of test results? 63 10 6 3 7 15. Need random selection of employees for tes ting be done for 61 11 7 39 your property? 16. Need the availability of custo mized reports designed to 74 14 5 26 summarize your properties testing history? 1 7 Requir e Medical Review O fficer se"'ie
ximate cost to your pr operty for alco ho l te sting? 23 Please provide us with an estimate of the totaJ number of safety sensit ive persons (employees and sub contracto") associated wit h your system that woul d require drug and alcohol testing: Tota l number of safety sensitive p eople 2 4 47 Total number o f safety sensitive subcontractors and "others'' 25 0
I. 2. 3. ALCOHOL AND DRUG TESTING WORKSHOP EV ALUATIONS LAKELAND JUL Y 28 -29, 1 994 Did this workshop meet your expectations? \Vue the obje
7. What part of the workshop was least helpful? Consortium Policies Forms Recordkeeping Breathaliz.er training Role playing Too short 2 I l l I I I 8. Was the discussion of the system policies on substance abuse informative? 100% Yes SA. What additional information, if any, would you have liked to have included in this patt of the presentation? FHW A information Examples of policy and procedures programs 9 Was the discussion of testing procedures informative? I 3 1000/o Yes 9A. What additional information, if nay, would you have liked to have included in this part of the presentation? Need a check list I Identify other local sources for testing assistance I Review (more) sequence of events on a positjve test result 10. What is you r p r imary occupation? MRO assistan) Public Transportation Specialist 1D provider Tra'9sportation Manager Superintendent of Operations Transit Director Director Administration Physician MRO CTC Provider Operations Supervisor (3} General Manager/Bureaucrat Drug testing for City Training Coordinator Administrative Assistant RN at collection site Transportation Director Human Resources (2) FDOT Program Manager (2) Government Employee General Manager of a ere (2) Legal
THE FDOT IS CONSlDERlNG A STATEWIDE CON S ORTIUM FOR DRUG AND ALCOHOL TESTING SERVICES. IF SUCH A CONTRACT COULD BE MADE AVAILABLE TO ALL TRANSIT SYSTEMS IN FLORIDA, WOU LD YOUR PROPERTY: %YES YES NO %NO ll. Consider using such a service? 90 19 2 10 12. Need to have 24 hour specimen conection service available? 53 10 9 47 13. Need to have mobile (on site) specimen collection service? 63 12 1 37 14. Need on-line availability of tes-t results? 65 13 7 35 1 5 Need random selection of employees for testing be done for 68 13 6 32 your p r operty? 16. Need the availability of customiwl reports designed to 67 12 6 33 summari z e your properties resting history? 17. Require Medical Review Officer services through the statewide 65 11 6 35 contract? 18. Require Employee Assistance Services through the statewide 44 8 10 56 contract? 19. Require assistance training employees about the dangers of so 16 4 20 alcohol a nd drug abuse? 20. Require assistance training supervisors to identify individuals 83 15 3 17 unde r tb.e influence of alcohol and drugs on the job? 21. Does your property currently test for drugs? 68 1 3 6 32 21A. If yes, what is the approximat e cos t to your property for drug testing? $40.00 22 . Do'es your property currently test for alcohol? 6 1 II 7 39 22A. I f yes, what is the approximate cost to your property. for alcohol testing? $60.00 23. Please provide us wit h an estimate of the total number of safety sensitive persons (employees and subcont:racors) associated with your system that r equire drug and alcohol testing : Total number of safety sensi tive people 944 Total number of safc:ty sensiti\e subcontractors and "others"' 337