zero-tolerance policy


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zero-tolerance policy

Medspeak-UK
The NHS management position that the protection of staff against incidences of violence (zero tolerance) must be a priority under Improving Working Lives in ensuring that staff have a safe working environment and do not suffer stress and/or harm from physical and/or non-physical assault.

Substance abuse
A stance taken by US government, that any type of drug abuse is punishable by incarceration.
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"We all enjoy seeing the flowers and while there are occasions when we encounter some problems from a minority of people, we are asking local people to adopt a zero-tolerance policy towards any vandalism of the floral displays within the town centre."
NOORPUR THAL -- PTI MNA Malik Ehsanullah Khan Tiwana said that the government had been pursuing a zero-tolerance policy against corruption, adding 'The country is moving forward under the leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan.'
The United Nation (UN) General Assembly adopted without a vote an Egyptian resolution entitled "Sexual exploitation and abuse" to implement zero-tolerance policy throughout the UN peace-keeping missions, according to a statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Under the zero-tolerance policy, which the Trump administration announced in May, Border Patrol officers handed migrant parents who crossed the border illegally to the U.S.
Family separations were part of the administration's zero-tolerance policy, announced in early April.
Spokesperson also told that a grand operation in Peshawar against the food related industries is expected to be carried out in next week under the zero-tolerance policy.
The un-named firm - a food retailer employing 3,000 people across 129 stores - stated it has a zero-tolerance policy towards theft and the monetary value of the sweets was irrelevant.