FAA Drug and Alcohol Testing Requirements - How to Comply with Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) part 120 and 49 CFR Part 40

Duration 60 Mins
Level Basic & Intermediate
Webinar ID IQW19F0656

  • Review of 14 CFR Part 120
  • Review of 49 CFR Part 40
  • Guidelines for complying with FAA drug and alcohol testing programs
  • FAA audit preparation

Overview of the webinar

This webinar will provide an emphasis on how to easily understand the FAA requirements relative to drug and alcohol testing and how to prepare for an FAA audit of an FAA approved Drug and Alcohol program.

Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) regulations 14 CFR Part 120 and 49 CFR Part 40 define the requirements that companies, organizations, and personnel performing “Safety-Sensitive” functions relative to civilian aircraft maintenance must abide by.

Who should attend?

  • Quality Managers and personnel responsible for establishing and complying with FAA drug and alcohol testing program requirements.
  • FAA Auditors
  • Safety Managers (manufacturers and airlines)
  • Structural and Powerplant Engineering Managers
  • FAA Safety Inspectors
  • Airline Association and Pilot Association Technical Specialists
  • Aircraft Engineering Managers
  • Managers
  • FAA Project Managers
  • Team Leaders
  • Human Resources personnel who have drug and alcohol program oversight responsibilities.
  • Aerospace company management personnel wanting to expand their business into the maintenance arena where FAA drug and alcohol testing is a requirement.

Why should you attend?

This webinar will provide a review of 14 CFR Part 120 and 49 CFR Part 40, along with information on how to tie the two regulations together. The material covered will provide guidelines on how to comply with the two federal regulations and how to prepare for an FAA audit of an existing program.

This presentation will be beneficial to personnel responsible for the oversight and management of an existing FAA approved Drug and Alcohol program. The information provided will assist managers, quality managers, human resource managers and any other personnel responsible for compliance to the FAA drug and alcohol testing programs.

Faculty - Mr. Mont Smith

Mont Smith is an aviation safety compliance expert with 40 years of experience in military, general and commercial aviation. Mr. Smith holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut and a Master’s Degree in Aeronautical Systems from the University of West Florida in Pensacola, Florida. He has attended the Safety Officer Certificate Course at the University of Southern California and the Crash Survival Investigator Certificate Course at Arizona State University in Phoenix, Arizona. As the prospective Commanding Officer of Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak, Alaska, he attended the Aviation Command Safety Course at the Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California. After retirement from the Coast Guard as Captain, Mr. Smith flew an Emergency Medical Services helicopter for Mercy Air Hawaii for three years. Employed by Hawaiian Airlines as Senior Director, Safety and Compliance, Mr. Smith served for five years as Part 119 Director of Safety on the Operating Certificate of the air carrier during a period of rapid expansion of the airline. During his tenure, the Hawaiian Airlines Aviation Safety Action Program was successfully inaugurated.

Mr. Smith subsequently served as the Director of Safety for the Air Transport Association (now named “Airlines for America”) where he facilitated a 23-airline Safety Council, Flight Safety Committee, Ground Safety Committee, and A4A/Airline/OSHA Alliance. As a member of the Commercial Aviation Safety Team, Mr. Smith contributed to the selection of CAST as a recipient of the 2008 Collier Trophy. He has received letters of appreciation from the Federal Aviation Administration and the Airline Pilots Association. Mr. Smith holds the Air Transport Pilot (ATP) rating in both Landplane/Multi-engine and Rotorcraft/Helicopter with type ratings in the Gulfstream I executive transport, Lockheed Hercules turboprop cargo aircraft, Dassault-Breguet Falcon 200 jet, and Sikorsky S-61 heavy lift helicopter.

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