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Smoking, cigarette, secondhand smoke

Secondhand Smoke Remains an Occupational Health Issue

Nearly one-fifth of nonsmokers were exposed to secondhand smoke at work, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said in a recently published study. The CDC reported that 19.9% of nonsmokers had some exposure on the job, and 10.1% had frequent exposures.

How Much Can (or Should) You Encourage Off-Duty Health and Safety?

There are many reasons that companies institute policies to promote employee safety, including legal or regulatory reasons, strengthening their culture of safety, optimizing employee productivity, or for purely altruistic reasons. But outside of the workplace, can and should your company encourage off-duty safety?