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Serving Alcohol at Berkeley Lab Events

Title:

Serving Alcohol at Berkeley Lab Events

Publication date:

1/28/2014

Effective date:

7/1/2013

BRIEF

Policy Summary

  • Alcoholic beverages must not be served at any Berkeley Lab site, defined as including the main site; Laboratory offices on the UC Berkeley campus; and all off-site offices, warehouses, and buildings leased by Berkeley Lab. (See Workplace Substance Abuse Policy.)
  • Alcoholic beverages must not be consumed on a Berkeley Lab site, or stored in buildings or in areas where work is performed. (See Workplace Substance Abuse Policy.)
  • Department of Energy (DOE) funds must not be used to purchase alcoholic beverages. (See Events, Planning and Financial Policy, Section D.13.4.)
  • Berkeley Lab personnel hosting off-site social gatherings are reminded of the general rule “to drink responsibly,” and that attendees under the age of 21 must not be served alcohol.
  • Exception: For certain limited circumstances, alcohol may be served with prior written review and approval by the Laboratory Director or his authorized designee. Contact the office of the Laboratory's Chief Operating Officer for further information. To initiate an approval, complete this form.

Who Should Read This Policy

All persons considering a Berkeley Lab-sponsored event.

To Read the Full Policy, Go To:

The POLICY tab on this wiki page

Related Policies

Contact Information

Berkeley Lab Chief Operating Officer

Title:

Serving Alcohol at Berkeley Lab Events

Publication date:

1/28/2014

Effective date:

7/1/2013

POLICY

A. Purpose

This policy summarizes rules regarding on the serving, consumption, or storage of alcoholic beverages at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) events.

B. Persons Affected

Any individual or group considering a Berkeley Lab-sponsored event.

C. Exceptions

For certain limited circumstances, alcohol may be served with prior written review and approval by the Laboratory Director or his authorized designee. Contact the office of the Laboratory's Chief Operating Officer for further information or to initiate an approval.

D. Policy Statement

  • Alcoholic beverages must not be served at any Berkeley Lab site, defined as including the main site; Laboratory offices on the UC Berkeley campus; and all off-site offices, warehouses, and buildings leased by Berkeley Lab. (See Workplace Substance Abuse Policy.)
  • Alcoholic beverages must not be consumed on a Berkeley Lab site, or stored in buildings or in areas where work is performed. (See Workplace Substance Abuse Policy.)
  • Department of Energy (DOE) funds must not be used to purchase alcoholic beverages. (See Events, Planning and Financial Policy, Section D.13.4.)
  • Berkeley Lab personnel hosting off-site social gatherings are reminded of the general rule “to drink responsibly,” and that attendees under the age of 21 must not be served alcohol.
  • Exception: For certain limited circumstances, alcohol may be served with prior written review and approval by the Laboratory Director or his authorized designee. Contact the office of the Laboratory's Chief Operating Officer for further information. To initiate an approval, complete this form.

E. Roles and Responsibilities

All persons hosting Berkeley Lab events are responsible for following the restrictions of this policy.

F. Definitions/Acronyms

None

G. Recordkeeping Requirements

None

H. Implementing Documents

None.

I. Contact Information

Berkeley Lab Chief Operating Officer

J. Revision History

Date

Revision

By whom

Revision Description

Section(s) affected

Change Type

1/28/2014

3.1

L.Young

Add Exception Approval Form

Section D

Minor

10/9/2013

3

L.Young

Add Exception pr 7/1/2013 UCOP letter

Sections C,D

Major

6/12/2012

2

C.Yetter

Policy Change

All

Major

3/28/2012

1

C. Yetter

Reformat for wiki

All

Minor

3/1/2012

0

C. Yetter

New policy published on RPM html site

All

Major

DOCUMENT INFORMATION

Title:

Serving Alcohol at Berkeley Lab Events

Document number

11.03.003.000

Revision number

3.1

Publication date:

1/28/2014

Effective date:

7/1/2013

Next review date:

10/9/2016

Policy Area:

Events

RPM Section (home)

Financial Management

RPM Section (cross-reference)

Section 1.29

Functional Division

Director's Office

Prior reference information (optional)

RPM, Chapter 1, Section 1.29

Source Requirements Documents

Related Berkeley Lab Policies

Implementing Documents

none

 

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