This Smoke Free Policy sets out a Company's duty to provide a safe working
environment and uphold the ban imposed on smoking in public places, as laid
down in the Health Act 2006. The policy is also available in the Employment
In addition to setting out the principles contained in the Non Smoking
Policy the document explains the need for adequate signing, whom the policy
applies to and how it will be enforced. There are also optional clauses
about the use of electronic cigarettes.
Since 1 July 2007 it has been an offence to smoke in a public place or
Companies that fail to enforce the provisions laid out in this document
will face heavy fines. Simply possessing a no smoking policy and ensuring
that all employees are aware of it may be sufficient to eliminate or reduce
a Company’s liability to pay such fines in the event that an employee does
commit an offence.
This Smoke Free Policy is in open format. Either enter the requisite
details in the highlighted fields or adjust the wording to suit your
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