How to Create Your Emergency Drug and Alcohol Test Kit


This course will give you a basic understanding of the regulation and walk you step-by-step through creating your onboard test kits specific to your company. It will help you find an approved laboratory and give you questions you need to ask before signing a contract.


46 CFR Part 4 requires marine employers of US flagged, inspected vessels and uninspected vessels over 100 gross tons that are engaged in commercial activity anywhere in the world to carry an Onboard Drug and Alcohol Test Kit.

A step-by-step set of instructions, customized to your company, will guide your collectors through the collection process to prevent errors in collection and form completion when they are dealing with a serious incident.

Multiple resources have been provided, including a Drug and Alcohol Test Kit checklist that will help you stay on track before and after a serious marine incident.

Finally, you will have access to a members-only LinkedIn group specifically focused on compliance issues.

Estimated Time:

30mins video material

Shannon Smith is the Founder and CEO of Maritime Compliance Group. She has experienced every stage of program development and has created robust, compliant drug and alcohol testing programs for two flag states.

There is a huge difference between having a written policy and having an active, robust program that will discourage drug abuse on your vessels and prepare your crews to react after a Serious Marine Incident.”

She understands your frustrations and can help you find the answers you need.


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