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Smoking & Vaping

Post by Siblo » Fri Feb 23, 2018 1:52 pm

Hi Guys,

I know this has been covered but I'm damned if I can find it.

Are there recommended distances from a smoking area to an entrance or doorway, I thought there was but cant find info.

Also, has anyone done a new/recent policy or guidance on vaping in the workplace.

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Re: Smoking & Vaping

Post by Waterbaby » Fri Feb 23, 2018 3:03 pm

../. Update while your waiting for others ./thumbsup..

"Public Health England (PHE) publishes independent expert e-cigarettes evidence review.... provides an update on PHE’s 2015 review."

Published 6 February 2018
From: Public Health England ... nce-review

Previous related threads - search.php?keywords=E+cigarettes

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Re: Smoking & Vaping

Post by ddlh » Sat Feb 24, 2018 9:09 pm

It is up to you to set the distances you want to set that suits your business and your employees.

I have worked on oil refineries where there is no smoking on site and people need to travel half a mile to reach what the site state is a safe area for smokers.
Offshore it is only in smoking shacks away from others but on some you can still smell the stuff.
NHS is smoke free on most sites -

So you decide where they are allowed to smoke - and that includes vaping which I think is maybe worse with the clouds of whatever some exhale!

If you think safety is a pain, try a leg fracture.

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