49 CFR 382.401 - Retention of records.
(a)General requirement. Each employer shall maintain records of its alcohol misuse and controlled substances use prevention programs as provided in this section. The records shall be maintained in a secure location with controlled access.
(b)Period of retention. Each employer shall maintain the records in accordance with the following schedule:
(1)Five years. The following records shall be maintained for a minimum of five years:
(iv) Driver evaluation and referrals,
(v) Calibration documentation,
(vii) A copy of each annual calendar year summary required by § 382.403.
(3)One year. Records of negative and canceled controlled substances test results (as defined in part 40 of this title) and alcohol test results with a concentration of less than 0.02 shall be maintained for a minimum of one year.
(4)Indefinite period. Records related to the education and training of breath alcohol technicians, screening test technicians, supervisors, and drivers shall be maintained by the employer while the individual performs the functions which require the training and for two years after ceasing to perform those functions.
(c)Types of records. The following specific types of records shall be maintained. “Documents generated” are documents that may have to be prepared under a requirement of this part. If the record is required to be prepared, it must be maintained.
(1) Records related to the collection process:
(i) Collection logbooks, if used;
(ii) Documents relating to the random selection process;
(iii) Calibration documentation for evidential breath testing devices;
(iv) Documentation of breath alcohol technician training;
(vi) Documents generated in connection with decisions on post-accident tests;
(vii) Documents verifying existence of a medical explanation of the inability of a driver to provide adequate breath or to provide a urine specimen for testing; and
(viii) A copy of each annual calendar year summary as required by § 382.403.
(2) Records related to a driver's test results:
(iii) Documents sent by the MRO to the employer, including those required by part 40, subpart G, of this title;
(A) Must obtain in connection with the exception contained in § 382.301, and
(B) Must obtain as required by § 382.413.
(3) Records related to other violations of this part.
(4) Records related to evaluations:
(i) Records pertaining to a determination by a substance abuse professional concerning a driver's need for assistance; and
(ii) Records concerning a driver's compliance with recommendations of the substance abuse professional.
(5) Records related to education and training:
(iii) Documentation of training provided to supervisors for the purpose of qualifying the supervisors to make a determination concerning the need for alcohol and/or controlled substances testing based on reasonable suspicion;
(v) Certification that any training conducted under this part complies with the requirements for such training.
(i) Agreements with collection site facilities, laboratories, breath alcohol technicians, screening test technicians, medical review officers, consortia, and third party service providers;
(iii) Semi-annual laboratory statistical summaries of urinalysis required by § 40.111(a) of this title; and
(d)Location of records. All records required by this part shall be maintained as required by § 390.29 of this subchapter and shall be made available for inspection at the employer's principal place of business within two business days after a request has been made by an authorized representative of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.
(e)OMB control number.
(1) The information collection requirements of this part have been reviewed by the Office of Management and Budget pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 ( 44 U.S.C. 3501et seq.) and have been assigned OMB control number 2126-0012.
(2) The information collection requirements of this part are found in the following sections: Sections 382.105, 382.113, 382.301, 382.303, 382.305, 382.307, 382.401, 382.403, 382.405, 382.409, 382.411, 382.601, 382.603.