Employees may use certain tools and equipment for their own personal use while on our premises. Under no circumstances may this be done off our premises, or without prior management approval. In addition, employees may only use our property when they are on a non-paid break or during a scheduled time when the employee is not actively working such as a day off or after returning to work from home.
While using Company equipment for your own use, the Company will not be liable for personal injuries resulting from such use. You accept full responsibility for any and all liabilities for injuries or losses which occur, or for the malfunction of equipment. You are responsible for returning the equipment or tools in good condition, and you agree that you are required to pay for any damages that occur while using the equipment or tools for personal projects.
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