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G.8.6 Prohibition of Smoking


Paramedic Services Effective Date: April 30, 2019
Topic: Occupational Health & Safety

Replaces: May 30, 2010

Subject: Prohibition of Smoking Policy No. G.8.6.



To establish a smoke free workplace in accordance with all legislative requirements. This directive shall remain compliant with Manitoulin-Sudbury Policies, and Regulation. Where this directive conflicts with Regulation, or DSB Policy, the Regulation shall be of primary adherence, followed by DSB Policy, then by this Directive.  

  • Paramedics
  • Paramedic Superintendents
  • Senior Managers


  1. Paramedics, patients and/or passengers shall not smoke any cigar, cigarette or other substances while in any Manitoulin-Sudbury DSB vehicle. 
  2. No person shall smoke any cigar, cigarette or other substances while either inside or within the prohibited distance (as set out in legislation) from any Manitoulin-Sudbury DSB building.

Smoke-Free Ontario Act, S.O. 1994, CHAPTER 10, Queens Printer, Ontario                           

Manitoulin-Sudbury District Services Board, Smoke-Free Environment, Policy and Procedure C.7.5.