Policy Ideas – Tobacco & Smoking

Keeping Workplace Vehicles Smoke-Free

The Smoke-Free Ontario Act outlines that smoking is not allowed in any workplaces including workplace vehicles.  The Middlesex-London Health Unit has a quick Fact Sheet about what the Act requires for workplace vehicles.  For the full Fact Sheet see: Here are some of the highlights: EMPLOYERS MUST: post no smoking signs in workplace vehicles give [...]

Implement and Enforce Smoke-Free Workplace Policies

Create or revise comprehensive workplace smoke-free policies that go beyond the Smoke-Free Ontario Act which prohibits smoking in enclosed workplaces and work vehicles. For example, create polices in which smoking is not permitted within a nine metre radius surrounding any entrance, exit or air intake OR even better implement a 100% smoke-free property policy. Remember, [...]