Tobacco use will be prohibited in any Harrison County School
District building, on Harrison County Schools’ grounds and
property, including vehicles owned by Harrison County Schools.
Harrison County School District will be tobacco free by
July 1, 2011 for Harrison County Schools’ employees and
applies to everyone who has reason to be on or in
properties owned or incorporated within HCSD.
employees are required to abstain from tobacco use on
their shifts and when on or in HCSD property.
and contract workers will be informed of the
tobacco-free policy prior to beginning work with Harrison
signage and/or notices will be posted at the entrance
to HCSD properties and buildings.
tobacco-related supplies shall not be sold or
distributed on the HCSD grounds or within any HCSD building.
RESPONSIBILITY FOR ENFORCEMENT
Harrison County Schools’ employees are responsible for
enforcement of this policy.
Any colleague, family member, or visitor violating this policy
will be asked by the discovering employee or contractor to
immediately discontinue use of the tobacco product.
administrator who receives a complaint regarding violation of
this policy will investigate and resolve the issue as soon as
Employees who violate this policy will be subject to
1st offense - Written warning that does not
go in the employee’s permanent personnel file
2nd offense - Mandatory attendance to smoking
3rd offense – Written warning that goes in
employee’s permanent personnel file
Visitors who violate this policy will be asked to discontinue
use of tobacco products or immediately leave HCSD properties.