Date: Tue, 11 Jan 2005 14:14:48 -0800
Reply-To: Debbie Decker <dmdecker**At_Symbol_Here**UCDAVIS.EDU>
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From: Debbie Decker <dmdecker**At_Symbol_Here**UCDAVIS.EDU>
Subject: Re: Smoking at Building Entrances
Comments: To: Renee Eshcoff
In-Reply-To: <s1e3e837.016**At_Symbol_Here**>


Here's the no smoking policy:   Most folks are aware of the
state law, banning smoking in buildings.

And then a directive, implementing a new law in CA prohibiting smoking
within 20 feet of doors, etc.

A student group (I think) got a grant and had signs made up that they
plastered on every exit door on campus:

"No Smoking within 20 feet of main entrances, exits or operable windows."

We depend on the disgust of the non-smokers to keep the smokers in check
.  There is a progressive discipline process available for the
incorrigible but it's rarely used.  Peer-pressure is more effective.

Hope this helps,

Debbie M. Decker, Health and Safety Specialist
Environmental Health and Safety
University of California, Davis
1 Shields Ave.
Davis, CA  95616
(530)754-7964/(530)752-4527 (FAX)
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At 02:52 PM 1/11/2005 -0500, you wrote:
>Hello all!  Has anyone been involved with the successful implementation
>of banning smoking from building entrances?  We are not required to do
>this  (it might be easier if we were!) but we realize how important it
>is.  If you have been involved with this, specifically, how did you
>handle the following:
>a)  physically designating the point where smoking must cease;
>b)  educating the campus community/visitors of our policy;
>c)  how was enforcement handled?
>Any other thoughts/comments?  Thanks for your time & consideration.
>Renee A. Eshcoff, CHMM
>Environmental Health & Safety Mgr.
>Indiana-Purdue University Fort Wayne
>office:    260-481-5744
>fax:        260-481-4169
>cellular:  260-710-6307

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