Firearm Exception Rules and Conditions

Firearm Exception Rules and Conditions (Please Read Thoroughly)

In accordance with the Workplace Violence Prevention Standard (“the Standard”), an employee may transport a firearm in or on an Idaho Power Company (IPC) motor vehicle or aircraft after receiving an approved CSF 018 Authorization to Transport a Firearm in an IPC Motor Vehicle or Aircraft application and approval of their Sr/Regional/Director level leader. You have been previously authorized on a CSF 018 and those conditions relate to your renewal.

IPC reserves the right to revoke its prior approval of a CSF 018 application at any time for any reason. IPC reserves the right to prohibit the possession of a firearm in or on IPC property, facilities, assets or while in the service of IPC, at its sole and absolute discretion.

Firearm Possession & Transportation Rules (“Firearm Rules”) – Transportation of a firearm in an IPC motor vehicle or aircraft in accordance with, the Standard, is subject to the following conditions:

Federal, State & Local Firearm Laws:

You have reviewed applicable Federal, Oregon, Idaho and local firearm laws and understand how to legally acquire, possess, store, conceal, transport and use firearms in Idaho and Oregon.

Employee’s Current Legal Status:

You are not legally prohibited from possessing or discharging a firearm. You agree to immediately inform IPC if your legal status to possess or discharge a firearm changes for any reason.

Firearm Possession & Transportation:

You have reviewed the Standard and understand that you are not authorized to possess a firearm on or about your person while on-duty (i.e., when performing your job duties for the Company or otherwise representing the company (e.g. during conferences, company-sponsored events, or community meetings)). The firearm must be transported in a locked carrying case or be equipped with a trigger lock, be unloaded (as defined by the applicable Idaho or Oregon statute with jurisdiction over the location), be out of site from public view, be out of immediate reach while driving or flying, with ammunition stored in a separate container from the firearm, and always in compliance with applicable state laws.

Your Personal Responsibility:

You accept all liability of risk related to your possession and use of your firearm. Also, you agree that you will release, defend, and reimburse IPC and its officers, directors, and employees from any claims and liabilities for personal injury, property damage, death, or accident of any kind, arising out of your possession, transport, or use of your firearm. You also understand that any negligent, careless or unlawful possession, transportation, or use of firearms will be subject to appropriate disciplinary measures and may be subject to civil or criminal penalties.

IPC Firearm Rules Acknowledgment:

You agree to abide by the rules set forth by IPC regarding transportation of a firearm in or on IPC motor vehicles or aircraft.

Firearm Discharge Rules – Discharge of a firearm in accordance with, and as permitted in, the Standard, is subject to the following conditions:

Discharge Rules:

You understand that, if approved to transport a firearm in or on IPC motor vehicles or aircraft, you may only discharge the firearm during off-duty hours (i.e., when NOT performing job duties for the company or otherwise representing the company (e.g. during conferences, company sponsored events (unless expressly authorized at the company event), or community meetings)) and any discharge must be off IPC property (unless expressly allowed by IPC rules governing specific parks, recreation facilities or company events) and only in accordance with all company rules and applicable federal, tribal, state, and local laws, regulations and ordinances.