Policy 37

Clean Indoor Air Policy (Smoking Prohibited)

Issued: 9-1-1992
Revised: 4-17-2019
Reference: UWS
Dean of Students
University Police
Safety and Risk Management
Maintained By: Safety and Risk Management

37.01 Background

The Wisconsin Legislature has adopted the Clean Indoor Air Act, S.101.123, Wis. Stats., which describes areas of public buildings where smoking is prohibited and where smoking can be regulated.

37.02 Smoking Prohibited

Smoking is defined and includes the burning of any type of lighted pipe, cigar, cigarette, or any other smoking equipment or the use of electronic smoking device including, but not limited to, an electronic cigarette, cigar, cigarillo, or pipe.

Smoking is prohibited in all buildings owned, operated, and/or managed by UW-Parkside.

Smoking is prohibited within 25 feet of any entrance/exit, or within 25 feet of any exterior air handling unit.

Smoking is prohibited in all types of vehicles owned, operated, and/or managed by UW-Parkside.

37.03 Policy Review

The Office of Safety-Risk Management, Dean of Students, and University Police Department shall review the policy on an annual basis. Recommendations for changes will be forwarded to the Chancellor’s Cabinet for approval no later than March 1st and/or as required by UW System policy, federal, state, and local law.

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