CalHR administers the following programs:
U.S. Department of Transportation random testing
U.S. Coast Guard random testing
BU 6 random testing
SPB Pre-employment drug testing
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Executive Order D-58-86 directs CalHR (in conjunction with SPB) to develop measures designed to achieve a drug-free workplace, including drug testing for employees in sensitive positions. For details, see CalHR regulations 599.960-599.966.
Departments with employees covered by reasonable suspicion drug testing
Positions subject to reasonable suspicion testing
Air Resources Board
California Conservation Corps
Department of Consumer Affairs
Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation
Department of Developmental Services
Department of Education
Employment Development Department
Department of Fish and Game
CalHR contracts with 2 companies to provide drug testing services for those departments required to drug test certain employees. Departments must enter into an interagency agreement with CalHR prior to using these contractors. CalHR prepared a
Guide to Substance Abuse Testing Program which gives additional information. For more information, please contact CalHR’s
Drug Testing Information unit.