Fire Fighter 1 Academy Course Policies
DRUG AND ALCOHOL POLICY
It is the policy of the Palomar Community College District to provide, maintain, encourage, and support a drug and alcohol-free campus. The District is committed to providing a workplace and learning environment that is alcohol-free. The commitment of this policy is to education, prevention, rehabilitation, and recovery. An alcohol-free and drug-free campus will promote the safety and health of students, employees, and the public.
All employees and students are clearly and expressly prohibited from the possession or consumption of alcohol on District property, at any District facility, and where students are engaged in a school related activity. All employees are absolutely prohibited from the possession consumption of alcohol when acting in the scope of employment. The “scope of employment” includes all duties performed as a District employee whether or not the duties are performed at any workplace of the District. “Scope of employment” does not include social functions away from any workplace nor does it include presence at a voluntary social activity at a non-workplace related to any conference, workshop, seminar or similar event where attendance is approved by the District.
All students and employees are clearly and expressly prohibited from being under the influence of alcohol while on District property, at any District facility, while acting within the scope of employment, or while attending any school-related activity.
All employees and students are clearly and expressly prohibited from the manufacturer, distribution, dispensation, possession or use of illegal drugs or controlled substances on campus, at any school-sponsored event, or while acting within the scope of employment. The term “illegal drugs” and “controlled substances” include all chemical substances or drugs listed in any controlled substances laws or regulations such as the federal Controlled Substances Act of 1988 and California Health and Safety Code sections 11054-11058.
All employees and students are clearly and expressly prohibited from being under the influence of illegal drugs or controlled substances while on campus, at any school sponsored event, or while acting within the scope of employment.
Any employee or student may possess or use prescribed drugs as long as any such possession or use is under and consistent with the specific direction of a physician and does not seriously impair the performance of the employee or class activity of the student.
Approved by Governing Board
March 26, 1991