The OHIO Carry Concealed Weapon Law

Sample "No Weapons" Policy:

     In the interest of maintaining an environment that is safe and free of violence for its employees and visitors, ABC Company prohibits the wearing, transporting, storage, presence or use of dangerous weapons on company property, regardless of whether or not the person is licensed to carry the weapon. Any employee who violates this policy is subject to disciplinary action, up to and including discharge. A client or visitor who violates this policy may be removed from the property and reported to police authorities. This policy does not apply to any law enforcement personnel or security personnel engaging in official duties.

     "Company Property" covered by this policy includes all company-owned or leased buildings and surrounding areas, such as sidewalks, walkways, parking lots and driveways under the company's ownership or control. Furthermore, this policy applies to all company-owned or leased vehicles and all vehicles that come onto company property.

     "Dangerous Weapons" include, but are not limited to, handguns, firearms, explosives, knives and other weapons further defined by Ohio statute and/or local ordinance.

     If employees have a question regarding whether an item is covered under this policy, they should contact Human Resources of this company. Employees have the responsibility to make sure that any item this is possessed by them is not prohibited by this policy.

     This company reserves the right at any time and at its discretion to search all company-owned or leased vehicles and all vehicles, packages, containers, briefcases, purses, lockers, desks and persons entering company property, for the purpose of determining whether any dangerous weapon has been brought onto company property or premises in violation of this policy. Any employee failing or refusing to promptly permit a search under this policy will be subject to discipline up to and including termination.

     Acknowledgment: I hereby acknowledge that I have read and understand the company's "No-Weapons" Policy. I understand that engaging in conduct prohibited in this policy will result in discipline up to and including termination. I agree to abide by the company's "No-Weapon" Policy.



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