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OTA Institute: Virtual DOT Reasonable Suspicion Training

Tuesday, May 2, 2023 (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM) (EDT)


The OTA is hosting a DOT Reasonable Suspicion Training on Tuesday, May 2 from 10am - 12pm. This virtual training is specifically designed for supervisors and employees to gain confidence in regards to their reasonable suspicion testing responsibilities and to help keep impaired drivers off the road.

Led by Ruth Bowdish, Managing Director of On Demand Healthcare, 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 Completion will be emailed following the training.

Attendees must be present during the live training just as if they were taking the training in person. Recording and/or distribution of remote trainings is not permitted.

10:00am        Session Begins
11:00am        Break
12:00pm        Session Concludes

Meet the Trainer:

Ruth Bowdish is currently the Managing Director for On Demand Healthcare, a published author and successful life coach. After earning her master’s degree in psychology, she became a certified employee assistance professional, a substance abuse professional and is currently a licensed independent chemical dependency counselor. She has over two decades of experience working within the occupational health and safety industry. Ruth started out as on-site drug screen collector traveling from business to business promoting safe workplaces. Soon she recognized a need to help those battling addiction and continued her education to become an addiction counselor. Ruth began to help individuals gain the skills needed to find strength and move forward. Ruth began to establish a unique foundation of safety compliance, employee motivation, and addiction awareness. Eventually, using her experience and knowledge, Ruth moved into the role of a nationwide consultant, trainer and speaker. As a consultant, Ruth has provided invaluable information to create strong teams with strong leaders. As a Substance Abuse Professional, she has provided a deeper understanding of addiction and drugs in the workplace and as a counselor and coach, she has provided guidance to navigating personal difficulties that are holding people back from being the success stories they can be. She has brought her knowledge and passion to conferences and industries across the country to help increase awareness and understanding on some of the toughest topics plaguing our society today.

Refund Policy:
Our refund policy is as follows:

  • You will receive a 100% refund if you cancel more than 10 days before the training.
  • You will receive a 75% refund if you cancel more than 3 days before the training.
  • You will receive no refund if you cancel less than 3 days before the training.
  • No shows will be responsible to pay 100% of the registration fee.

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

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