Village of Sands Point, NY
Nassau County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Sands Point 3-19-1990. Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 133-1 General prohibition; exception.

Smoking is prohibited throughout the facilities except in designated areas identified by SMOKING PERMITTED signs.

§ 133-2 Indoor enclosed work areas.

Smoking is prohibited in any indoor enclosed work area occupied by more than one person, unless all employees in such area agree to allow smoking. The rights of a nonsmoker to a smoke-free work area shall prevail.

§ 133-3 Common areas.

Smoking is also prohibited in all employee rest rooms, elevators, hallways, classrooms, auditoriums, gymnasiums, employee medical facilities and areas containing office equipment used in common.

§ 133-4 Conference rooms and municipal vehicles.

Smoking is also prohibited in conference or meeting rooms and municipal vehicles used by more than one person, unless all occupants agree to allow smoking.

§ 133-5 Designation of enclosed smoking room.

An enclosed smoking room may be designated upon request if space is available.

§ 133-6 Nonsmoking areas in cafeterias and lounges.

Employee cafeterias, lunchrooms and lounges will contain nonsmoking areas large enough to meet demand.

§ 133-7 Conflicts and complaints.

Conflicts should be brought to the attention of the appropriate supervisory personnel. Employees may also file a formal complaint with the Nassau County Health Department.

§ 133-8 Acts constituting violation.

Employees found smoking outside of designated smoking area will be considered in violation of this policy and may be subject to penalties.

§ 133-9 Distribution and posting of copies of rules.

Copies of these rules will be posted and distributed to all employees and to all prospective employees upon request.

§ 133-10 Enforcement agents.

The Village Clerk, Chief of Police and Water Superintendent shall be designated as agents to assist in the enforcement of this policy by notifying employees who are in violation.

§ 133-11 Amendments.

This policy may be amended from time to time by resolution of the Board of Trustees of the Incorporated Village of Sands Point. All amendments shall be in conformance with New York State law, and employees will be notified accordingly.