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Section 100:
Introduction
Section 200:
Hiring and Employment
Section 300:
Employee Relations
Section 400:
Professional Conduct
Section 500:
Employee Development
Section 600:
Time Away From Work
Section 700:
Compensation
Section 800:
Work Hours and Pay Practices
Section 900:
Health & Safety

901: Injury on the Job (See Policy 613 - Pdf)

902: Faculty and Staff Assistance Program

903: Controlled Substance and Alcohol Use Prohibition and Testing for Motor Vehicle Operators

904: Employees with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Disease

1002: Smoking

1003: Drug Free Workplace


Section 1000:
University Policies
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Human Resources Manual > University Policies > Smoking
Policy Number: 1002 Effective Date: 3/1/95
New: x Revised: 9/22/2008

     
1002.0 POLICY SMOKING
1002.1

 

STATEMENT

 

To promote the health and safety of employees, students, and visitors, the University will attempt to maintain an environment that is reasonably free from tobacco smoke.  The University will comply with applicable laws concerning smoking.
1002.2

 

PHILOSOPHY

 

The University will adhere to applicable laws concerning smoking and will establish smoking regulations to help protect the health of employees, students, patients, and visitors.
1002.3 
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
 
PROCEDURES 
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
 
General Rules
The following rules apply to smoking:
  • Smoking is prohibited in all indoor locations.
  • Smoking is allowed in designated smoking areas.  Designated exterior smoking areas must be at least 25 feet from entries, outdoor air intakes and windows.
Smoking areas must be approved by the vice president responsible for the location.  Vice Presidents will coordinate designated smoking areas to minimize the number of areas and to ensure reasonable access for all employees.

Signs
The University will adhere to District of Columbia laws concerning posting of signs designating no smoking and smoking areas.  Adequate signs will be visible at entrances and inside of buildings and elevators to inform the public of applicable smoking regulations.

Notification
The University will adhere to the District of Columbia laws concerning the notification of employees of the University's smoking policy.

1002.4
 

 

RESPONSIBILITY 
 

 

University managers and supervisors must ensure that employees adhere to this policy.  Faculty, staff, and students are responsible for informing visitors of this policy and directing smokers to designated smoking areas.
1002.5

 

RESOURCE

 

Contact the University Safety Office if you have questions or if you would like more information about this policy.  Contact the appropriate Human Resources department concerning employee compliance with this policy.



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