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Order 9120.1E - Drug and Alcohol Compliance and Enforcement Surveillance Handbook

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Drug and Alcohol Compliance and Enforcement Surveillance Handbook
Date issued
Office of Primary Responsibility
AAM-820, Office of Aerospace Medicine - Program Policy Branch
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Order purpose statement

This Order documents the surveillance procedures used by Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Drug Abatement Division (AAM-800) to assess the compliance of aviation industry employers, contractors, and service agents with the drug and alcohol testing requirements in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). Specifically, the regulatory requirements including the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) 49 CFR part 40, “Procedures for Transportation Workplace Drug and Alcohol Testing Programs;” the FAA’s 14 CFR part 120, “Drug and Alcohol Testing Program;” and other relevant Federal Aviation Regulations. This Order is used in conjunction with FAA’s Compliance and Enforcement Program Order 2150.3, as amended, and Safety Risk Management Policy Order 8040.4, as amended, to ensure that inspections, investigations, and voluntary disclosure decisions are conducted accurately, fairly, and consistently throughout the Drug Abatement Division.


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Cancelled documents
Number Title Date
9120.1D Drug and Alcohol Compliance and Enforcement Inspector Handbook - Including Change 1 2018-08-09