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View Poll Results: Do you smoke on the job
I smoke, but not on the job 7 7.69%
I smoke on the job 4 4.40%
I don't smoke at all 74 81.32%
Other 6 6.59%
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Old 03-16-2013, 09:50 PM
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Never smoked a day in my life, and that's something I'm proud of (nothing against smokers of course).
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Old 03-16-2013, 10:06 PM
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Not as much as automobile accidents.....
that depends on if you ever have a wreck or not.

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Old 03-17-2013, 07:02 AM
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I am an owner operator and have never let any of my staff smoke or use smokeless tobacco on the job.
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Old 03-17-2013, 12:59 PM
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I dip, but I keep a Mud Jug or plastic spit cup with me instead of spitting all over a customers property. I also smoke cigars on occasion, but never on the job.
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Old 03-17-2013, 02:43 PM
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If you see someone smoking while mowing, etc. Take a picture of them doing it. Give the picture to the customer with your information, and let them know "you would never do this on their property, and would love to earn their business".
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Old 03-17-2013, 06:16 PM
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no smoking at the shop
no smoking in the truck
no smoking at the customers
you want to smoke do it during lunch break and be finished by the time I get done Im not goiing to wait on you
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Old 03-17-2013, 07:13 PM
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Smokers generally Stink!
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Old 03-17-2013, 07:40 PM
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But what do Generals do?
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Old 03-18-2013, 12:30 PM
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I once asked a new girlfriend if she smoked after making love...she said she had never looked.

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Old 03-18-2013, 07:46 PM
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