Section 240 - Drug-Free Workplace

Section 240 - Drug-Free Workplace

The unlawful manufacture, distribution, dispensing, possession or use of a controlled substance in all facilities, grounds, events or activities directly or indirectly under the control of Lower Columbia College shall not be tolerated and, pursuant to this policy, shall be prohibited. Lower Columbia College will comply with the Federal Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act of 1989, U.S. Department of Transportation regulations implementing the Federal Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act of 1991. Employees or students engaging in prohibited activities shall be subject to disciplinary action, pursuant to applicable rules, regulations and employment contracts, which may result in suspension or termination.


Historic Information:

  • Reviewed 6-19-19 
  • Adopted 2-23-09
  • Replaces policy 318 adopted October 1989


Resource/Reference/Procedure Title Unit Responsibility
Procedure 240.1 Drug & Alcohol Testing  
Washington Federation of State Employees collective bargaining agreement  Article 22 VP of HR and Legal Affairs
Administrative & Exempt Handbook  Workplace Conduct and Expectation  
Available Assistance for Treatment Washington State Employee Assistance Program    
Drug-Free Schools - Student Resources    
Drug Free Workplace - Resources    
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