Florida Drug Testing Laws and Regulations
|Statute of Order:||Fla. Stat. §440.101 et seq., §627.0915, §112.0455|
|Covered Employers:||Private employers with 3 or more employees. Public employers with safety-sensitive and law enforcement positions|
|Applicant Testing:||Testing authorized with advance notice to applicant; applicant's refusal to submit to test may be used as basis for not hiring.|
|Employee Testing:||Testing authorized on reasonable suspicion of substance abuse, as part of routine fitness-for-duty exam, or as follow-up to employee's participation in counseling or rehabilitation. Written notice of testing program must be given 60 days in advance. Testing confers eligibility for certain discounts and other benefits under state's workers' compensation law. Discipline or discharge authorized for employees who test positive.|
|Conditions & Methods:||Confirming test in case of positive findings, privacy for employee in collection of specimen, methods of collection, storage, and transportation that preclude contamination of specimen, and confidentiality of results.|
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