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It is the policy of the City of Aurora to maintain a safe, healthy and efficient work environment. All property and equipment owned by the City of Aurora is hereby designated and declared to be a “Drug-Free Workplace.” Improperly being under the influence of a drug or alcohol in the work setting poses serious safety risks to the user, co-workers, and the general public that we serve. The use, sale, purchase, possession or transfer of an illegal substance, or the improper use or influence of a legal substance or alcohol in the work setting, poses an unacceptable health and safety risk to parties protected by this policy. Therefore, the City will not tolerate the illegal or improper use, presence or effect of drugs or alcohol in the work setting. Finally, it is the policy of the City to provide for employee drug and alcohol testing, treatment and/or discipline for violation of the rules included herein. This policy applies to all employees not already covered under Chapter 163 of the City of Aurora Codified Ordinances.
(Ord. 2006-178. Passed 10-9-06.)