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The District DAPI is responsible for the implementation of the Department of Transportations and the United Stated Coast Guard drug and alcohol testing regulations. The DAPI for District Eight is located at the District Office in New Orleans. The DAPI works as a liaison between all District units, Coast Guard Headquarters, the Drug Testing Industry, and the Marine Community to ensure that all areas of the drug testing program are adequately met.

Below is list of links that may be able to answer any question you may have.

Overview of the DAPI Program

Types of Testing

Code of Federal Regulations
33 CFR 95 Operating a vessel while intoxicated.
46 CFR 4 Serious Marine Incident Testing.
46 CFR 16 Marine Employers drug and alcohol program.
49 CFR 40 Overall workplace drug and alcohol rule, published by DOT.

Other links
Medical Review Officer Certification Council
American Association of Medical Review Officers
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Last Modified 7/28/2014