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Smoke-Free Workplace Policy

Scope

Employees

Policy Statement

In compliance with the New York State Clean Indoor Air Act, as amended, all indoor areas of the workplace are smoke-free without exception. The purpose of the policy is to protect all employees and visitors from secondhand smoke, an established cause of cancer and respiratory disease.

Smoking is not permitted anywhere in the indoor workplace, including without limitation, University-owned or hired vehicles, private enclosed offices, conference and meeting rooms, cafeteria areas, lunchrooms and employee lounges.

Compliance with the Smoke-Free Workplace Policy is mandatory for all employees and persons visiting the University, with no exceptions. Employees who violate this policy are subject to disciplinary action.

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Date: July 2003


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