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Alcohol/Drug Testing

Overview

The Alcohol/Drug Testing Approval and Permit Program helps to formulate and enforce the Director of Health’s Administrative Rules OAC 3701-53-01 through 10. Functions of this Program involve:

  • Approving techniques to determine the concentration of alcohol in blood, urine and breath
     
  • Approving techniques to determine the concentration of drugs in blood and urine
     
  • Approving evidential breath testing instruments
     
  • Devising protocols to insure the proper and consistent operation of evidential breath testing instruments
     
  • Overseeing the certification of Simulator Solutions used in evidential breath testing
     
  • Promulgating basic requirements for personnel performing breath, and blood or urine testing for alcohol, and blood or urine testing for alcohol or drugs
     
  • Promulgating basic proficiency requirements pursuant to breath, and blood or urine testing for alcohol, and blood or urine testing for alcohol or drugs
     
  • Promulgating basic requirements for the retention of records and specimens pursuant to breath for alcohol, and blood and urine for alcohol or drugs
     
  • Issuing permits for breath, and blood or urine testing for alcohol, and blood or urine testing for alcohol or drugs
     
  • Revoking permits from permit holders who fail to comply with OAC 3701-53-01 through 09
     

 

Services

The Alcohol/Drug Testing Approval and Permit Program routinely provides expert testimony in support of OAC 3701-53-01 through 10. It also participates in education programs pursuant to alcohol and drug testing and regulation.

 

Mailing Address:

Ohio Department of Health
Alcohol & Drug Testing
8995 East Main Street, Building 22
Reynoldsburg, OH  43068

Telephone: (614) 644-4609
Fax: (614) 728-9179

E-mail: BADT@odh.ohio.gov

Last Updated: 12/7/2011