ELM Revision: Smoking

Effective May 15, 2014, the Postal Service™ is revising the Employee and Labor Relations Manual (ELM) subchapter 880 to clarify the definition of smoking.

Employee and Labor Relations Manual (ELM)

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8 Safety, Health, and Environment

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880 Smoking

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881 Definition

[Revise the text of 881 to read as follows:]

Smoking is defined as having a lighted or activated electronic cigar, cigarette, pipe, or other smoking material.

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We will incorporate these revisions into the next online update of the ELM, which is available on the Postal Service PolicyNet website:

n Go to http://blue.usps.gov.

n Under “Essential Links” in the left-hand column, click PolicyNet.

n Click Manuals.

The direct URL for the Postal Service PolicyNet website is http://blue.usps.gov/cpim.