Sample Employee Smoking Policy - Plus No Tobacco Policy

The purpose of this employee smoking policy is to establish a smoke-free workplace for all employees.

No smoking is permitted within any company building or company vehicle. This policy extends to all forms of smoking, to include any type of cigarettes, electronic cigarettes, cigars, or pipes.















Employees are permitted to smoke in the outdoor designated smoking shelter during established break times only. Any used tobacco, such as, cigarette butts will be completely extinguished and placed into butt containers. Employees will not use any method to extinguish smoking products that could damage company property, such as, smashing the smoking product on seating, furnishings, walls, glass, etc. Regular waste, such as, empty cigarette packaging will be placed into regular waste containers.

Any employee that requires oxygen, or any other flammable substance, because of a medical condition will not be permitted to enter the smoking shelter with the flammable substance, and will not bring the flammable substance within twenty-five (25) feet of the smoking shelter. In the event someone does bring oxygen or a flammable substance near or into the smoking shelter all employees will extinguish their smoking products immediately using the establish method.

This company encourages employees who wish to discontinue the use of smoking products by offering the following free resources: United States Department of Health and Human Services, Quit Tobacco, and the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention.

Those violating this employee smoking policy will be subject to possible disciplinary action up to and possible termination.


Another Employee Smoking Policy – No Tobacco Including Chewing Tobacco



The purpose of this employee tobacco policy is to establish a tobacco-free workplace for all employees.

No tobacco use will be permitted within any company building, or company vehicle. This policy extends to all forms of tobacco use, to include any type of cigarettes, electronic cigarettes, cigars, pipes, or chew.

Employees are permitted to use tobacco in the outdoor designated smoking/tobacco shelter during established break times only. Any used tobacco, such as, cigarette butts will be completely extinguished and placed into butt containers. Employees will not use any method to extinguish smoking products that could damage company property, such as, smashing the smoking product on seating, furnishings, walls, glass, etc. Discharging spit or chewing tobacco will be done into a closeable container provided by the employee and then placed into a regular waste container. Regular waste, such as, empty cigarette packaging will be placed into regular waste containers.

Any employee that requires oxygen, or any other flammable substance, because of a medical condition will not be permitted to enter the smoking shelter with the flammable substance, and will not bring the flammable substance within twenty-five (25) feet of the smoking shelter. In the event someone does bring oxygen or a flammable substance near or into the smoking shelter all employees will extinguish their smoking products immediately using the establish method.

This company encourages employees who wish to discontinue the use of tobacco products by offering the following free resources: United States Department of Health and Human Services, Quit Tobacco, and the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention.

Those violating this employee policy will be subject to possible disciplinary action up to and possible termination.


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