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Environmental tobacco smoke in the office—Summary.

Your responsibility:
To eliminate exposure to environmental tobacco smoke in your office work environment
You must:
Prohibit tobacco smoke in your office work environment.
Note:
This rule does not preempt any federal, state, municipal, or other local authority's regulation of indoor smoking that is more protective than this section.
Definitions:
Office work environment is an indoor or enclosed occupied space where clerical work, administration, or business is carried out.
 
In addition, it includes:
 
• Other workplace spaces controlled by the employer and used by office workers, such as cafeterias, meeting rooms, and washrooms.
 
• Office areas of manufacturing and production facilities, not including process areas.
 
• Office areas of businesses such as food and beverage establishments, agricultural operations, construction, commercial trade, services, etc.
 
Smoking
 
A person is smoking if they are:
 
• Lighting up
 
• Inhaling
 
• Exhaling
 
• Carrying a pipe, cigar or cigarette of any kind that is burning.
Link:
For work environments outside the office, contact your local health department using the link http://www.secondhandsmokesyou.com or by calling them directly.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060. WSR 06-22-023, § 296-307-590, filed 10/24/06, effective 12/1/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, [49.17].040, and [49.17].050. WSR 01-17-033, § 296-307-590, filed 8/8/01, effective 9/1/01.]
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