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OTA Institute: Virtual DOT Reasonable Suspicion Training

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Wednesday, November 2, 2022 (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM) (EDT)


Member Rate: $50
Non-Member Rate: $99

Event Details

The OTA Institute Virtual DOT Reasonable Suspicion Training, presented by Ruth Bowdish, Managing Director of On Demand Occupational Medicine, is for supervisors and employees. 

This two-hour training course includes sixty minutes of training on alcohol misuse, and sixty minutes on controlled substance abuse. This course will ensure that all supervisors in attendance receive the required training, as outlined in 49 CFR Part 40 Section 382.603, to determine whether reasonable suspicion exists to test a driver pursuant to 49 CFR Part 40 Section 382.307. Attendees will learn indicators of probable alcohol misuse and use of controlled substances. A Certificate of Participation will be emailed following the training.

Meet your presenter:

Ruth M. Bowdish has led the corporate training division of On Demand Occupational Medicine since 2015. With over a decade of experience working within the Occupational Health and Safety Industry, Ruth has been called on by local news outlets as well as state leaders to provide knowledge about the drug epidemic. She has been invited to speak at events across the state and nationally. Ruth has worked with schools in Ohio spreading awareness and prevention skills. Additionally, she has given lectures and held seminars with the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber, National Safety Council, and the Bureau of Workers Compensation. In 2017, Ruth had the honor of speaking at the Ohio Statehouse among Ohio’s top leadership providing her insight to aiding in the proposal of legislation fighting the opiate epidemic state-wide as well as asked to sit on the health care panel for the senate caucus. Ruth has dedicated her education to studying substance use disorders and is currently practicing as a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor for On Demand Counseling, where she has experienced firsthand the effects of the nation’s evolving drug culture. Ruth’s commitment to expand her knowledge and understanding has made her a leader in this industry.

Additional Information
Event Contact:
Bradie Berry
Contact Organization:
Ohio Trucking Association
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