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Smoking at Work

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First Published  :Mon Dec 01 18:51:36 GMT 2014
Last Modified  :Mon Apr 17 17:53:42 GMT 2017
Last Published  :Mon Apr 17 17:53:42 GMT 2017
Summary :  Reference for all constituents of Tufts with inquiries about the smoking policy at the University. Audience: All current Employees, Staff, Faculty, temporary workers, contractors and all other people employed by Tufts University

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Primary Information

    Tufts University is committed to providing a healthy, smoke-free workplace for employees. In compliance with the Massachusetts Clean Indoor Air Law (1988), a comprehensive law based on the premise that there should be no smoking in certain public places, no smoking is allowed in University buildings. However, there are some designated smoking areas around the campuses. Designated areas do not allow for smoking in doorways or other areas leading immediately into or out of a University building. Smoking is not allowed within 25 feet of any building. Failure to adhere to established "No Smoking" guidelines may lead to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment. (Employee Handbook)
     
    To report a violation of Tufts smoking policies, please contact your Human Resources Business Partner.
     
    Please visit the Tufts HR website and the Employee Handbook for more information on the no smoking policy at Tufts.

     

Related Information

    Link to Employee Handbook

    Link to Public Safety: http://publicsafety.tufts.edu/

     


     

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Keywords

    smoking, smoking breaks, boundaries, clean air policy