1. WRITTEN POLICY
The employee will receive a copy of this policy in the employee’s orientation packet. In addition, copies of the policy are posted in various locations throughout this facility including OFFICES, KITCHEN, DINNING ROOM, BATHROOM; E.G., THE BREAK ROOM]. Additional copies are available upon request.
2. SMOKING IN THE WORKPLACE
Because FIRST NATIONAL COMPANY is a private building not open to the general public, smoking at FIRST NATIONAL COMPANY is not governed by state law or local ordinance. FIRST NATIONAL COMPANY allows employees who have private offices to smoke in their offices. Employees who share offices must refrain from smoking in the office if any employee in that office objects. Smoking is not allowed in [OIL storing area, generator zone, warehouse; however, smoking is allowed in OPEN AREA. Please observe the posted no smoking signs.
3. SMOKING/NO-SMOKING SIGNS
To support its policy of not allowing smoking in other than designated smoking areas, FIRST NATIONAL COMPANY has posted “No Smoking” and “Smoking” signs in the appropriate areas. Each sign posted in an area where smoking is prohibited carries the internationally recognized symbol for no smoking; a red circle containing a lit cigarette with a line drawn diagonally through the circle. Please observe these signs at all times.
What the employee does outside of working hours and off FIRST NATIONAL COMPANY’s premises will not be the basis of any disciplinary action by FIRST NATIONAL COMPANY. Nor will FIRST NATIONAL COMPANY pursue a policy of discharging employees or refusing to hire applicants because they are smokers.