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The Portion of Health Care Costs Associated With Lifestyle-Related Modifiable Health Risks Based on a Sample of 223,461 Employees in Seven Industries: The UM-HMRC Study

Conclusions: This study, coupled with past work, gives an employer a sense of the magnitude that might be saved if modifiable health risks could be eliminated.
Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
added Dec 14, 2015 02:22

[Belgium, Europe, Romania] A commissioner’s work habits prompt staff upheaval / Corina Creţu’s long weekends and treatment of underlings said to be behind high turnover.

former and current staffers said, Creţu smoked cigarettes in her office, flouting an institution-wide ban. “Everyone said, ‘You can’t do this,’” according to a former staffer, “but she said, ‘In Romania, a minister can do whatever they want.’”
added Dec 10, 2015 20:04

Are Smoking and Tattoos Too Taboo for the Job Site?

In the HVAC realm, contractors must develop policies and procedures for technicians that please non-smokers, yet don’t vilify those who do smoke. It’s a problem with no easy answer; one that is likely greyer than the cloud of smoke at the end of a cigare
ACHRN - Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration News
added Nov 16, 2015 20:09

Why higher taxes on cigarettes doesnt' help smokers

A new study shows that while counter-marketing techniques often reduce total consumption of cigarettes, increasing cigarette taxes per package shifts some consumers to higher nicotine products. Given the addictive properties of nicotine, this result inc
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Oct 29, 2015 12:14

[UK] Women take more sick leave then men - but it's usually to look after the kids, official figures show

The lower health consciousness of men is also reflected in drinking and smoking habits. Some 15 per cent of men but 13 per cent of women smoke every day, and among smokers men on average go through 12 cigarettes a day, but women 11.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 6, 2015 12:55

[New Zealand] VIDEO: Back in the Day: Workplace smoking faces the axe

In 1988 the Health Department wants a ban on all smoking in the workplace and in public places.
TVNZ (nz)
added Sep 28, 2015 17:36

[UK] Nottinghamshire County Council smoking ban unlikely to be copied in Kent

Kent County Council has no plans to follow the proposal by Nottinghamshire County Council to ban staff from smoking during breaks, according to a council spokesman. However, they said that it would be interesting to see how the proposal - if given the gr (uk)
added Sep 7, 2015 11:36

[UK] Blanket ban on smoking during work hours for all employees at Notinghamshire County Council

A policy document circulated to staff yesterday, and seen by the Post, said staff had "no right to smoke" and the council has a "key role" in promoting better health in Notts. The ban, which also prohibits the use of e-cigarettes, has been welcomed by
Nottingham Post (uk)
added Sep 3, 2015 11:39

[UK] Council to ban staff smoking breaks

Nottinghamshire County Council has said its 9,000 employees will be barred from smoking during work time with the ban extending to e-cigarettes... Director Simon Clark says employers have "no business" prohibiting employees smoking outside working hours w
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Sep 3, 2015 11:38

[UK] Council bans workers from taking cigarette breaks

Nottinghamshire County Council says it will discipline workers caught lighting up during paid working hours. They will even face sanctions if caught having a crafty cigarette on the way to work wearing local authority uniform. The strict rules, which w
The [London, UK] Express
added Sep 3, 2015 11:36
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