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Administrative Procedures

Administrative Procedure 460

Smoke-Free Environment

Background

Preamble:

 

Wild Rose School Division recognizes its responsibility for maintaining a low-hazard environment and its obligation under the Smoke Free Places Act (Bill 201, January 2006).  Being aware of the medical research which links smoking and smoke-laden environments with many serious illnesses, the Division acknowledges its responsibility to ensure a healthy environment, and supports the following principle:

 

  • The elimination of smoking by all persons within all buildings, on all school property and in vehicles owned, operated, or contracted by the Division.

Procedures

 

Procedures:

 

1.      Individuals and groups seeking to use school facilities shall be notified of the provisions of this administrative procedure when application is made for the use of the facilities.

 

2.      Awareness programs on the hazards of smoking are encouraged.

 

 

Revised:                 February 22, 2006

Reviewed:               August, 2011

Next Review By:      August, 2016

 

References

Legislative References:

 

         School Act Sections 60, 61

         Bill 201: Smoke Free Places Act (January 2006)

 

Board Policy:

 

         Policy 11 Delegation

 

Cross-references:

 

         AP 310 Safe Working Environment