Kansas Drug Testing Laws and Regulations
|Statute of Order:||Kan. Gen. Stat. Ann. §75-4362|
|Covered Employers:||State government.|
|Applicant Testing:||Testing authorized of applicants for safety- sensitive jobs in state government after a job offer has been made. Advertisements for safety- sensitive jobs must include notice of drug testing requirement.|
|Employee Testing:||Testing authorized of state employees holding safety-sensitive jobs and individuals taking office as governor, lieutenant governor, or attorney general, but only if there is reasonable suspicion of substance abuse, as evidenced by a workplace accident or medical emergency that could be attributed to drug use, by direct observation of impaired performance, by information that the employee is using drugs, or by physical signs of on-the-job drug use. Employee testing positive for the first time must have opportunity to undergo drug evaluation and recommended treatment.|
|Conditions & Methods:||Confidentiality of test results.|
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