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Drug and Alcohol Programs (U.S.)

CP is committed to protecting the safety, health and well-being of all employees, other individuals in our workplace, and the general public. We recognize that alcohol and drug use pose a significant threat to these goals. We have established programs that balance our respect for individuals with the need to maintain an alcohol and drug-free work environment.

Our goal to draw employee awareness to this substantial increase, as well as, to remind employees that CP provides Drug and Alcohol Assistance for any employee that is experiencing alcohol or drug problems through the Company's Drug and Alcohol – Employee Assistance Provider (EAP)

Should you have any questions or concerns regarding CP's Drug and Alcohol Program or Policies, you may seek clarification directly the Manager Drug and Alcohol Programs / DER at

Onsite Drug and/or Alcohol Testing

To schedule a CP onsite drug and/or alcohol testing event in the U.S., contact WFQA at 888-445-9479. 

Employee Helpline for Drug and Alcohol Assistance

For assistance and help in dealing with problems concerning drug and/or alcohol use:  1-800-624-5544. 

Alcohol and Drug Policy and Procedures

Policy 1807 - Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace Testing Policy

Policy 1808 - Drug and Alcohol Regulatory Compliance for all US FMCSA Covered Employees

Policy 1809 - Federal Railroad Administration Control of Alcohol and Drug Use - US Employees

Policy 1810 -Drug and Alcohol Assistance Through Voluntary Referral and Co-Worker Report

Alcohol and Drug Employee Resources

FMCSA Drug and Alcohol Brochure for Drivers

Basic Information About Alcohol and Controlled Substances

What You Need to Know About Drug Testing

Information For New FRA Regulated Employees - 49 CFR Part 219 

Drug and Alcohol Abuse - Effects on Your Health, Personal Relationships and Work

Alcohol and Drug Regulations

49 CFR Part 40 - Procedures for Transportation Workplace Drug and Alcohol Testing Programs

49 CFR Part 219 - FRA Control of Alcohol and Drug Use

49 CFR Part 382 - FMCSA - Controlled Substances and Alcohol Use and Testing

49 CFR Part 240 - Qualification and Certification of Engineers

49 CFR Part 242 - Qualification and Certification of Conductors

FMCSA Clearinghouse

January 6, 2020 - FMCSA Clearinghouse Fact Sheet

FMCSA Clearinghouse - Instructions on how to Registration as a Driver

Cannabidiol (CBD)

FAQ's Regarding Cannabidiol - September 2019

ODAPC CBD Notice - February 2020 

Other Resources

DOT Agency Program Facts

DOT Medical Marijuana Notice

FMCSA Drug and Alcohol Brochure for Drivers

If You Refuse A Drug or Alcohol Test

ODAPC DOTs 10 Steps to Collection Site Security and Integrity

ODAPC DOTs Direct Observation Procedures Instruction Sheet August 31, 2009

Recreational Marijuana ODAPC Notice

Basic Information About Alcohol and Controlled Substances

FRA Post Accident Testing

What is inside of a Tox Box 

Post Accident Testing Flow Chart 

Post Accident Testing Flow Chart and Manager Guide 

FRA Post Accident Testing Instructions

CP Completed 73 Form Example

CP Completed 74 Form Example

73 Form

75 Form 

Fatality Kit Information

CP letter from DER to the Medical Facility 

Reasonable Cause / FMCSA Post Accident Testing

Reasonable Cause and FMCSA Testing Guide 

Reasonable Suspicion Testing 

Reasonable Suspicion Testing Guide 

Reasonable Suspicion Check List

Non-Regulated / Company Random Drug Testing

For additional information, please refer to the Company Non-Union Random Testing Program - Questions and Answers Guide.

For information regarding how to schedule Company Random testing, please refer to the Company Random Testing Program - January 2021 Presentation.

For information regarding a recent random testing event in Canada, please refer to What I Need to Know About My Random Drug and Alcohol Test.

CP Contractor Compliance - Instructions on how to become compliant with FRA Drug and Alcohol Regulations

Canadian Pacific ISN Enrollment Letter to FRA Contractors