Drug Testing

What's New with the Drug Free Workplace Program

      NEW – The NSSC Drug Testing team is excited to announce the publication of our new Drug Free Workplace Program Employee & Supervisor Guide – October 2018. This new guide consolidates several of our previous publications into a single booklet for both supervisors and employees, and is suitable for training. The new guide supersedes the DFWP Supervisor Tip Sheet – June 2018, DFWP Program Update – June 2018 & DFWP Random Selection Process Guide – June 2018.


The NSSC Drug Testing Team administers the NASA Drug Testing Program to meet all pre-employment, random, voluntary, post-accident or unsafe practice, reasonable suspicion, and follow-up testing. Tests are conducted at Headquarters, all NASA Centers and Satellites.

Some of the Drug Testing Team's responsibilities include the following:
-       Secure and manage a contract for collection and analysis of all NASA drug tests
-     Arrange for tests, and distribute test notifications
-     Provide results received from the Medical Review Officers (MRO) to employees
      and/or Center Human Resources Office (HRO) representatives for any necessary
      follow-up action
-     Conduct the following types of tests:
        Pre-Employment Testing
            -     Tests applicants tentatively selected for a Testing Designated Position
            -     Tests applicants at Contracted Collection Facilities
            -     Provides the findings of the MRO to the Center HRO representative for any
                  necessary follow-up action



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