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FRA Drug and Alcohol Training (Part 219)

January 31 - February 1, 2023
Embassy Suites by Hilton, Phoenix Downtown North, Phoenix, AZ

Join FRA and ASLRRA for this comprehensive two-day training seminar covering 49 CFR Part 219 Drug and Alcohol Training, including content addressing the recent inclusion of certain mechanical employees to federal testing. Presented by FRA Drug and Alcohol Program Specialist, Sam Noe, the seminar will provide an in-depth review of Part 219, covering all sections of the rule and requirements for all railroads and contractors and including interactive discussion of rule requirements and practices. Attendees will have an opportunity to participate in detailed discussions with presenters and fellow attendees; all attendee questions are welcome and will be addressed directly by subject matter experts.

Presented By:
Sam Noe, Drug and Alcohol Program Specialist, Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)
JR Gelnar, Vice President Safety & Compliance, ASLRRA

Registration: 
$425 Members; $850 Non-Members

Daily Training, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM at the Embassy Suites by Hilton, Downtown Phoenix North. Registration includes two days of training with lunch and refreshment breaks provided in the meeting area. Hotel guests also receive complimentary daily cooked-to-order breakfast and an evening cocktail reception with drinks and refreshments. Reduced parking rates are available to meeting attendees staying at the hotel, guests may arrange parking upon check-in. Additional details will be sent via email to registered attendees prior to the meeting. A Draft agenda is available for download, here.

Hotel:
A block of rooms has been set aside and training will be held at the Embassy Suites by Hilton, Phoenix Downtown North, located at 10 East Thomas Road in Phoenix, AZ. Please use this link to book a room at the negotiated rate of $199/night plus taxes and fees, which includes daily cooked-to-order breakfast and an evening cocktail reception. Overnight self-parking is available to attendees at a discounted rate of $10 per night. Room block expires December 12, please reserve early to guarantee group rate. One night’s room deposit may be required when making reservations. Hotel charges an Early Departure Charge of $50, please be aware of this when finalizing your travel plans.

Travel:
Phoenix, Arizona is served by the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) and passengers may access ground transportation via taxi, ride share apps, and rental cars on site. The Embassy Suites Phoenix Downtown North hotel is 7 miles from the airport.

Questions, please contact Sabrina Waiss.

Click Here to download a DRAFT copy of the class agenda.

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