Random drug and alcohol testing at the TTC
Purpose of random testing
Random testing is a new component of the TTC’s existing Fitness for Duty policy that has been in place since 2010. This policy outlines the expectation that we report for work, and remain fit for duty.
Random drug and alcohol testing is an important part of the TTC’s comprehensive commitment to ensuring the safety of our employees, our customers and all road users.
The TTC cares about your health, as well as your safety. Anyone who believes they have a drug or alcohol use disorder is encouraged to seek assistance through Occupational Health, EFAP or their personal physician.
If you have any questions, please ask your manager or supervisor. Other contact resources are also provided at the end of this guide.
The main objectives of this program are:
- to encourage those who require support with a substance use disorder to seek assistance
- to deter employees from attending work while they are in an unfit state to do so
- to remove those from the workplace who come to work while unfit for duty.
Random drug and alcohol testing is common practice for transit systems around the world to protect employees and the public.