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.
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?
Smoking costs American business billions of dollars each year. If you’re still trying to get workers to snuff out this unhealthy habit, you’ll want to learn about a valuable new tool.