Title 23
Health and Safety

Chapter 20.10
Public Health and Workplace Safety Act

R.I. Gen. Laws § 23-20.10-4

§ 23-20.10-4. Prohibition of smoking in places of employment.

Smoking shall be prohibited in all enclosed facilities within places of employment without exception. This includes common work areas, auditoriums, classrooms, conference and meeting rooms, private offices, elevators, hallways, medical facilities, cafeterias, employee lounges, stairs, restrooms, vehicles, and all other enclosed facilities.

This prohibition on smoking shall be communicated to all existing employees by the effective date of this chapter and to all prospective employees upon their application for employment.

History of Section.
P.L. 2004, ch. 198, § 2; P.L. 2004, ch. 209, § 2.