Steward Envirornmental Health and Safety
Previous Version Smoking - archived Sept 2015
Full Text of the Policy
- A no smoking policy contributes to a healthier learning and work environment.
- Tobacco smoke negatively affects the health of smokers and non smokers.
- The college must comply with WAC 296-800-240, RCW 70.160 and the college’s Air Quality policy.
- A no smoking policy reduces damage to campus facilities and lowers the risk of fire hazard.
This policy applies to
Any person on college property or in a college vehicle
1. No smoking is permitted on campus
- Smoking is not permitted in any college owned, leased or managed building, structure or vehicle.
- Smoking is not permitted in any outside area or locations, except as outlined in section 2 below.
2. Exception areas may be designated for smoking
- The Vice President for Finance and Administration may designate specific outside areas for smoking. Designated areas will be posted with signage.
- The Environmental Health and Safety web page will post a map showing the location of designated smoking areas.
3. Smoking cessation programs may be available
- Staff and faculty can contact their individual health plans for smoking cessation assistance.
- Students can contact the Health Center for smoking cessation resources.
- Every member of the Evergreen community is expected to abide by this policy and encourage others to do so as well.
- Students who are out of compliance may be reported to Student Conduct.
- Violations of the policy by faculty or staff may be referred to the appropriate supervisor. Repeated violators may be subject to discipline as appropriate.
- Other individuals who are out of compliance may be cited and criminally trespassed.
- Means the inhaling, exhaling, burning or carrying of any lighted, smoking or activated-vapor equipment, including, but not limited to, electronic cigarettes, e-cigarettes, e-cigars, e-pipes, cigarettes, cigars, cigarillos or pipes.
Executive Order 88-06