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NPR 3792.1D
Effective Date: May 14, 2018
Expiration Date: May 14, 2024

Subject: NASA’s Plan for a Drug Free Workplace (Updated w/Change 2)

Responsible Office: Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer

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Table of Contents

Change History


P.1 Purpose
P.2 Applicability
P.3 Authority
P.4 Applicable Documents and Forms
P.5 Measurement/Verification
P.6 Cancellation

Chapter 1. General

1.1 General Provisions

Chapter 2. Responsibilities

2.1 Administrator
2.2 Chief Human Capital Officer
2.3 Agency Drug Program Manager
2.4 Director, Service Delivery Directorate, NASA Shared Services Center
2.5 Medical Review Officer
2.6 Center Directors
2.7 Human Resources Directors
2.8 Office of Chief Counsel and Headquarters Office of General Counsel
2.9 Servicing Drug Program Coordinators
2.10 Chief, Health and Medical Officer
2.11 Center Employee Assistance Program
2.12 Supervisors
2.13 Employees

Chapter 3. Guidelines for Drug Testing

3.1 General Guidelines and Procedures
3.2 Pre-employment Drug Testing
3.3 Random Drug Testing
3.4 Deferral of Random Testing
3.5 Reasonable Suspicion Testing
3.6 Post-accident or Unsafe Practice Testing
3.7 Follow-up Testing
3.8 Negative/Dilute Results
3.9 Reconsideration of TDP Designation

Chapter 4. Finding of Illegal Drug Use and Disciplinary Consequences

4.1 Determination
4.2 Mandatory Administrative Actions upon a Finding of Illegal Drug Use
4.3 Disciplinary Action
4.4 Voluntary Referral (Safe Harbor)
4.5 Initiation of Mandatory Removal from Federal Service
4.6 Refusal to Take a Drug Test
4.7 Applicants

Chapter 5. Rehabilitation

5.1 Referral and Availability
5.2 Use of Leave

Chapter 6. Training and Education

6.1 Supervisory Training
6.2 Employee Education

Chapter 7. Records and Reports

7.1 Confidentiality of Test Results
7.2 Employee Access to Records
7.3 Confidentiality of Records
7.4 Maintenance of Records
7.5 Employee Assistance Program Records
7.6 Statistical Information

Appendix A. Definitions
Appendix B. Acronyms
Appendix C. NASA Guidelines for Determining Testing Designated Positions (TDPs) Subject to Random Drug Testing


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