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Smoke Free Workplace


Medical evidence clearly shows that smoking is harmful to the health of smokers. Smoke from cigarettes, pipes and cigars is also an irritant to non-smokers and can worsen allergic conditions. Furthermore, recent medical studies indicate that long-term exposure to second-hand smoke may increase non-smokers’ risks of developing lung disease.

The St. Charles City-County Library District is dedicated to providing a healthy, comfortable and productive work environment for its employees. As of July 1, 1989, the St. Charles City-County Library District will become a smoke free workplace. Smoking will be prohibited in all the branch libraries, the administrative office building, and library vehicles.

All St. Charles City-County Library District employees, visitors, and customers are expected to comply with this policy.

(Revised 4/12/04)