Village of Elmira Heights, NY
Chemung County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Elmira Heights 3-28-1990. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Drug-free workplace — See Ch. 27.
A. 
Smoking is prohibited throughout the municipal buildings owned and maintained by the Village of Elmira Heights except in designated areas identified by "SMOKING PERMITTED" signs.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.
B. 
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.
C. 
Smoking is also prohibited in all employee rest rooms, elevators, hallways, classrooms, auditoriums, gymnasiums, employee medical rooms and municipal vehicles used by more than one person unless all occupants agree to allow smoking.
An enclosed smoking room may be designated upon request if space is available.
Employee cafeterias, lunchrooms and lounges will contain nonsmoking areas large enough to meet demand.
Conflicts should be brought to the attention of the appropriate supervisory personnel. Employees may also file a formal complaint with the Chemung County Assistant Sanitary Engineer.
Employees found smoking outside of designated smoking areas will be considered in violation of this policy and may be subject to penalties as prescribed by the Village Board.
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.
Copies of these rules will be posted and distributed to all employees and to all prospective employees upon request.
The Village Clerk shall be designated an agent to assist in the enforcement of this policy by notifying employees who are in violation.
This policy may be amended from time to time by resolution of the Village of Elmira Heights. All amendments shall be in conformance with New York State law, and employees will be notified accordingly.
This chapter shall be construed in accordance with state law and shall be superseded by any conflicting provisions.
[1]
Editor's Note: Added at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.