This course trains supervisors on how to recognize the signs, symptoms and performance indicators of drug abuse and alcohol misuse. This training covers the indicators of abuse and misuse in depth, and meets the training requirements of programs that offer a State Workers’ Comp. discount for testing*.

*Ohio currently requires additional courses and refresher training.

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DFWP Supervisor Training


Complete your Drug-Free Workplace (DFWP) Supervisor Training requirements today with the purchase of this Online Interactive Training! This training IS DOT (Department of Transportation) Compliant.


Supervisor Training Course Overview:

This course informs supervisors about drug-free workplace programs (DFWP) and their impact on individuals and businesses. Participants will gain essential knowledge and skills for supervisory roles in managing drug and alcohol issues in the workplace.

Course Topics Include:

  • Understanding Drug-Free Workplace Programs (DFWP):

    • Components and function of DFWP.
    • Benefits and key issues related to maintaining a drug-free workplace.
  • Authorization and Testing:

    • Overview of authorization for DFWP in the U.S.
    • Testing situations and procedures.
  • Impacts of Drug and Alcohol Use:

    • Effects on individuals’ health and performance.
    • Physical signs, symptoms, and performance indicators of drug and alcohol misuse.
  • Documentation and Reasonable Suspicion:

    • Guidelines for documenting reasonable suspicion of drug and alcohol use.
    • Responsibilities and procedures for supervisors in addressing workplace substance abuse issues.
  • Health Risks and Support:

    • Types of drugs and alcohol commonly abused.
    • Impacts on workplace productivity and safety.
    • Resources and procedures available for employees needing assistance with substance abuse.

Course Benefits:

  • Meets DOT requirements for the 2-hour signs and symptoms of drug and alcohol abuse/reasonable suspicion course.

What does DWP do?

The Drug-free Workplace Program (DWP) performs regulatory, knowledge development, and technical assistance roles for federal and federally regulated workplaces regarding their drug-free workplace policies and programs.

DWP is mandated to:

  • Oversee federal drug-free workplace programs: These programs aim to eliminate illicit drug use in federal workplaces.
  • Manage the National Laboratory Certification Program: This program certifies laboratories to conduct forensic drug testing for federal agencies and federally regulated industries.

Federal Workplace Programs:

  • Federal drug-free workplace programs are comprehensive initiatives designed to address illicit drug use among federal employees.
  • SAMHSA’s Federal Drug-free Workplace Program certifies Drug-Free Workplace Plans for executive branch agencies.
  • It also identifies safety-sensitive positions subject to random drug testing to ensure workplace safety.


**NOTE: *Ohio currently requires additional courses and refresher training.




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