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Random Drug Testing Rate, etc.

[Docket ID PHMSA-2016-0147]

PHMSA has determined that the minimum random drug testing rate for covered employees will remain at 25 percent during calendar year 2017 (editor’s note: just like always…!). Operators are reminded that drug and alcohol testing information must be submitted for contractors performing or ready to perform covered functions. For calendar year 2016 reporting, PHMSA will not attempt to mail the “user name” and “password” for the Drug and Alcohol Management Information System (DAMIS) to operators, but will make the user name and password available in the PHMSA Portal.

For further information, contact: Blaine Keener, Director of Safety Data Systems and Analysis, by telephone at 202-366-0970 or by email at