State Transit Drug and Alcohol Program Complete Outline of its procedure within the organisation highlights how it is committed to an alcohol and drug free workplace.
Workers must not attend for work with alcohol or prohibited drugs in their body. Workers must not be in possession of prohibited drugs or alcohol while at work.
The Passenger Transport Act 1990 (NSW), Passenger Transport (Drug and Alcohol Testing) Regulation 2010 (NSW) states that a Transport Safety Employee must be under 0.02 Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC).
State Transit’s Policy is that all workers must have a BAC of 0.00 or below. Refer to POL 72 – Drug and Alcohol Policy for further information.
Both the Passenger Transport (Drug and Alcohol Testing) Regulation 2010 (NSW) and State Transit’s Policy prescribe a level of 0 micromilligrams µg for all prohibited drugs.
Workers, who breach State Transit’s Drug and Alcohol procedure, will be managed via internal disciplinary measures.
Transport Safety Employees who breach the Passenger Transport (Drug and Alcohol Testing) Regulation 2010 (NSW) will be held accountable to authorities within this regulation and will also be managed via internal disciplinary measures.