Scott Mogensen

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About Scott Mogensen

Scott Mogensen manages Foley's Drug and Alcohol testing program. He has 11 years of experience in drug and alcohol testing and is an expert in DOT drug & alcohol compliance issues. As a Certified Substance Abuse Program Administrator (C-SAPA), he holds the highest credentials available for a program administrator.
24 08, 2017

Drug & Alcohol Testing: Understanding the Refusal to Test

AUGUST 24, 2017 - There are a number of reasons why you or a driver may be given a refusal to test. Sometimes, it’s as simple as not showing up for a required test. Or, perhaps you showed up for the test, but were unable to provide an adequate sample. Regardless of the circumstances, the [...]

26 07, 2017

Preparing for Your DOT Drug Test: What to Expect at the Collection Site

JULY 26, 2017 - So, you’ve been called for a DOT drug test and are instructed to go to the nearest collection facility for testing. Now what? Whether you’re going for a pre-employment, random or reasonable suspicion test, the process will be exactly the same. The DOT has a strict process that all of their [...]

21 06, 2017

Positive Drug Test Results: What You Need to Know

JUNE 21, 2017 - Circumstances can get pretty complicated in the event of a positive drug test result - especially for companies regulated by the Department of Transportation. The DOT has strict regulations regarding the steps that must be taken afterwards. So let’s get into it:  What happens if an employee tests positive? I received [...]

13 06, 2017

2017 Custody & Control Form (CCF) Awaiting Federal Approval

JUNE 13, 2017 - The current 2014 version of the Federal Custody & Control Form (CCF) expired last month. However, because the newest version hasn’t yet received federal approval, all employers, laboratories and service providers will be allowed to continue using the current 2014 version of the CCF for at least 12 months – or [...]

11 05, 2017

DOT Return-to-Duty and Follow-Up Testing Q & A

MAY 11, 2017 - One of the last topics in our series that examines specific DOT test types could be one of the most complicated and misunderstood: Return-to-Duty (RTD) and Follow-Up tests. These two test types only occur after an employee has received a positive or non-negative drug and/or alcohol test result. Read on to [...]

27 04, 2017

How to Simplify and Save Money on Your DOT Drug Testing Program

APRIL 27, 2017 - Whether you’re a large or small company, implementing your own drug and alcohol testing program can be a challenge. To make sure your program is FMCSA compliant involves a lot of research, planning and administrative work – all of which can be costly and time consuming. This is especially true for [...]

18 04, 2017

Understanding Your Post-Accident Testing Requirements

APRIL 18, 2017 - Accidents happen, even if you do everything in your power to prevent them. And although you may not be able to avoid an accident, what you can do is be prepared in case one occurs. As a DOT-regulated motor carrier, one of the most critical components of being prepared is understanding the [...]

10 03, 2017

Q&A: DOT Random Drug & Alcohol Testing

MARCH 10, 2017 - The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) requires Random Drug & Alcohol Testing for anybody who operates vehicles with a Gross Vehicle Weight Rating or Combination Weight Rating of at least 26,001 pounds; who operates vehicles that can transport at least 16 passengers including the driver; or who transports hazardous materials [...]

14 02, 2017

Understanding Your Pre-Employment Drug Testing Requirements

FEBRUARY 14, 2017 - Most FMCSA-regulated business owners understand that drivers “have to take a drug test.” And although pre-employment drug testing is a relatively uncomplicated procedure, there are specific requirements that must be met. What is a Pre-Employment (PE) Drug Test? This is the initial urine drug screen that should be given after you [...]