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Environmental tobacco smoke in the workplace

Environmental tobacco smoke in the workplace

lung cancer and other health effects

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Published by The Institute in Cincinnati, Ohio (4676 Columbia Pkwy., Cincinnati, 45226) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Passive smoking -- Health aspects.,
  • Tobacco smoke pollution -- Health aspects.,
  • Respiratory organs -- Diseases.,
  • Lungs -- Cancer -- Environmental aspects.,
  • Occupational diseases.,
  • Tobacco Smoke Pollution -- adverse effects.,
  • Workplace.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementU.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Division of Standards Development and Technology Transfer [and] Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluation, and Field Studies.
    SeriesCurrent intelligence bulletin ;, 54, DHHS (NIOSH) publication ;, no. 91-108, NIOSH current intelligence bulletin ;, 54., DHHS publication ;, no. (NIOSH) 91-108.
    ContributionsVotaw, David M., National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. Division of Standards Development and Technology Transfer., National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations, and Field Studies.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA1242.T6 E573 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 18 p. ;
    Number of Pages18
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL404713M
    LC Control Number98104710

    Secondhand Smoke Exposure and Cardiovascular Effects reviews available scientific literature to assess the relationship between secondhand smoke exposure and acute coronary events. The authors, experts in secondhand smoke exposure and toxicology, clinical cardiology, epidemiology, and statistics, find that there is about a 25 to 30 percent. Secondhand Smoke (Environmental Tobacco Smoke) Secondhand smoke is the smoke you’re exposed to when someone nearby is smoking. It includes the smoke breathed out by the smoker. And it includes the smoke given off by the burning tobacco. How secondhand smoke causes harm. Secondhand smoke contains thousands of chemicals, including: Nicotine.

    Environmental tobacco smoke in the workplace; lung cancer and other health effects. Personal Author: Votaw, David M. Corporate Authors: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Division of Standards Development and Technology Transfer.. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Division of Surveillance, Hazard Cited by: Second-hand smoke is a recognized workplace hazard and is classified by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as a Class A carcinogen, known to cause cancer in humans. Second-hand smoke stays in the air for a long time and circulates throughout buildings, exposing employees to chemicals that are associated with the serious diseases and.

    OBJECTIVES--To measure occupational exposures to environmental tobacco smoke in diverse settings, including offices and production areas, and to evaluate the effectiveness of policies that restrict or ban smoking in the workplace. DESIGN--Survey. The average weekly concentration of environmental tobacco smoke was measured with passive monitors that sample by: Tobacco prevention: Smoke-free indoor air ordinances or business polices, taxes Physical activity: health insurance discounts at fitness facilities, joint use agreements, flex time at work Nutrition: grocer partnerships, institutional food procurement policies, healthy meeting pledges, vending machine options, changes in food.


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Environmental tobacco smoke in the workplace Download PDF EPUB FB2

Environmental tobacco smoke. (OCoLC) Online version: Environmental tobacco smoke: a guide to workplace smoking policies. (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: United States.

Environmental Protection. Learn about secondhand tobacco smoke, which can raise your risk of lung cancer. Secondhand tobacco smoke is the combination of the smoke given off by a burning tobacco product and the smoke exhaled by a smoker.

Also called environmental tobacco smoke, involuntary smoke, and passive smoke. Environmental Tobacco Smoke brings together in one source the key observations on the nature and effects of exposure to environmental tobacco smoke.

The book focuses on the pathological effects of ETS on pregnant women, newborns, youths, adults, and the elderly. In addition, it investigates ETS' contribution to the development of asthma Format: Hardcover.

Get this from a library. Environmental tobacco smoke in the workplace: lung cancer and other health effects. [National Institute for Environmental tobacco smoke in the workplace book Safety and Health.;].

The smoking ban in enclosed workplaces does not apply to outdoor areas (areas not part of the enclosed workplace).

However, many workplaces have smoke-free policies, which go further than the Tobacco Act and restrict smoking in outdoor areas of the workplace. Employees should make themselves familiar with any workplace smoke-free policy.

@article{osti_, title = {Exposure to environmental tobacco smoke in the workplace and the impact of away-from-work exposure}, author = {LaKind, J S and Graves, C G and Tardiff, R G and Ginevan, M E and Jenkins, R A and Naiman, D Q}, abstractNote = {Concentrating on exposure in workplaces where smoking occurs, the authors examined environmental tobacco smoke (ETS).

The health effects of tobacco smoke on smokers are well defined. However, the effects on non-smokers are not so clear. Which of the many diseases, cancers, and pathologies that are certainly associated with smoking are also induced by tobacco smoke in non-smokers.

What are the effects on non-smokers of smoking bans in the workplace and changes in aCited by: environmental tobacco smoke, see generally National Academy of Sciences, En- vironmental Tobacco Smoke: Measuring Exposures and Assessing Health Effects () [hereinafter NAS Report]; Surgeon General's Report on EnvironmentalAuthor: John C.

Fox. The Tobacco Atlas — a partnership between the American Cancer Society, Inc. and Vital Strategies — is a free online resource and companion book that map the nature and magnitude of the tobacco epidemic and chart a course toward clear, proven solutions.

SUBJECT: "Is the heavy hand of government regulation necessary to control environmental tobacco smoke. Is it actually as hazardous to health as it is made out to be. Views are presented from health scientists, an economist, a sociologist, labor union official, and corporate : Hardcover.

GOAL: Provide a % smokefree workplace environment. • Protect all employees from exposure to environmental tobacco smoke. • Provide cessation support to smokers who want to quit smoking. This guide provides you, the worksite decision maker, with information on how to design, implement, and evaluate environmental tobacco smoke (ETS.

Reducing tobacco use and reducing exposure to environmental tobacco smoke are essential community and public health objectives (7). As part of the Healthy People initiative (7), goals have been developed to reduce tobacco-related morbidity and death by reducing exposure to ETS, decreasing tobacco-use initiation, and increasing tobacco.

Second-hand smoke, or environmental tobacco smoke (ETS), is smoke that fills enclosed spaces when people burn tobacco products. No amount of ETS is considered safe, and people are potentially exposed to ETS thousands of times per day – from tobacco smoke in the home, automobiles, public places, the workplace, even to exposure in conversations with.

Executive Summary Active smoking has been recognized as a major cause of disease and death for at least 40 years. But in the past 20 years a growing body of evidence has shown that exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) in other words, second hand smoking may also be a threat to health.

Scientists have documented the presence of some of the toxic and. Sidestream smoke is smoke which goes into the air directly from a burning cigarette, cigar, or smoking pipe.

Sidestream smoke is the main component (around 85%) of second-hand smoke (SHS), also known as Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS) or passive smoking. The chemical constituents of sidestream smoke are different from those of directly inhaled ("mainstream").

Environmental tobacco smoke exposure in public places of European cities Article (PDF Available) in Tobacco control 14(1) March with Reads How we measure 'reads'. Smoke-free policies have been an important tobacco control intervention. As recently as 20 years ago, few communities required workplaces and hospitality venues to be smoke-free, but today approximately 11% of the world's population live in countries with laws that require these places to be smoke-free.

This paper briefly summarises important milestones in Cited by: THERE IS MOUNTING evidence of the dangers of exposure to secondhand smoke. Several recent studies have shown that employees’ exposure to secondhand smoke in the workplace causes significant increases in tobacco-specific carcinogens in the human body (M.

Stark, PhD, unpublished data, April ).1 – 6 Smoking in bars, restaurants, and other hospitality venues Cited by: "NIOSH has determined that environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) is potentially carcinogenic to occupationally exposed workers.

Inthe surgeon general issued the first report on smoking and health, which concluded that cigarette smoke causes lung cancer. Regulation. In the United States, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is empowered to educate employers and workers, set workplace standards, and enforce violations.

OSHA requires casinos to have a written safety plan specific to their location which commonly addresses risk factors for workers such as ergonomics, blood-born pathogens, personal. Protecting Nonsmokers from Secondhand Marijuana Smoke. Secondhand Marijuana Smoke. Smokefree is Smokefree.

Electronic Cigarettes. Electronic (e-) Cigarettes and Secondhand Aerosol. Electronic, or E-Cigarette, and other Electronic Smoking Devices Policy Adoption: Trends The 35 Busiest Airports and E-Cigarette Policy.Lifetime residential and workplace exposure to environmental tobacco smoke and lung cancer in never-smoking women, Canada Abstract Although the risk of lung cancer among never-smokers living with a spouse who smokes has been extensively studied, the impact of lifetime residential and workplace environmental tobacco smoke has received.caused by exposure to environmental tobacco smoke in the workplace.

In. asked if they actually requested a non-smoking area when they book or. Environmental tobacco smoke: Public opinions.