49 CFR 219.209 - Reports of tests and refusals.

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§ 219.209 Reports of tests and refusals.
(1) A railroad that has experienced one or more events for which specimens were obtained must provide prompt telephonic notification summarizing such events. Notification must immediately be provided to the duty officer at the National Response Center (NRC) at (800) 424-8802 and to the Office of Safety, FRA, at (202) 493-6313.
(2) Each telephonic report must contain:
(i) Name of railroad;
(ii) Name, title and telephone number of person making the report;
(iii) Time, date and location of the accident/incident;
(iv) Brief summary of the circumstances of the accident/incident, including basis for testing; and
(v) Number, names and occupations of employees tested.
(b) If the railroad is unable, as a result of non-cooperation of an employee or for any other reason, to obtain a specimen and cause it to be provided to FRA as required by this subpart, the railroad must make a concise narrative report of the reason for such failure and, if appropriate, any action taken in response to the cause of such failure. This report must be appended to the report of the accident/incident required to be submitted under part 225 of this chapter.
(c) If a test required by this section is not administered within four hours following the accident or incident, the railroad must prepare and maintain on file a record stating the reasons the test was not promptly administered. Records must be submitted to FRA upon request of the FRA Associate Administrator for Safety.

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  • 2013-12-26; vol. 78 # 248 - Thursday, December 26, 2013
    1. 78 FR 78275 - Alcohol and Drug Testing: Determination of Minimum Random Testing Rates for 2014
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      DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Federal Railroad Administration
      Notice of determination.
      This notice of determination is effective December 26, 2013.
      49 CFR Part 219

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Title 49 published on 2013-10-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 49 CFR 219 after this date.

  • 2014-07-28; vol. 79 # 144 - Monday, July 28, 2014
    1. 79 FR 43830 - Control of Alcohol and Drug Use: Coverage of Maintenance of Way Employees, Retrospective Regulatory Review-Based Amendments (RRR)
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      DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Federal Railroad Administration
      Notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM).
      Comments: Submit comments on or before September 26, 2014. Public Hearing: FRA anticipates being able to resolve this rulemaking without a public, oral hearing. However, if FRA receives a specific request for a public, oral hearing prior to August 27, 2014, one will be scheduled and FRA will publish a supplemental notice in the Federal Register to inform interested parties of the date, time, and location of any such hearing.
      49 CFR Part 219