Preventing the use of tobacco products in the workplace can minimize medical costs, encourage employees to quit, increase productivity, and protects the safety of the rest of the employees, the CDC asserts. Here are numerous resources to review when considering a tobacco-free workplace.
Policies, Guides, and Toolkits:
American Lung Association and the Pennsylvania Department of Health: Tobacco-Free Worksite Toolkit
Kaiser Permanente: Tobacco Free Campus Toolkit
Ohio Department of Health Model Policy for Campus-wide Smoking Restriction
New Hampshire DHHS Tobacco Free Policy Example
Texas DSHS Tobacco-Free Workplace Toolkit
Factsheets and Infographics:
American Lung Association: How Lung-Friendly is Your Workplace?
CDC: Electronic Cigarettes: What’s the Bottom Line?
Videos and Podcasts:
American Lung Association: Tobacco-free Policy in Worksites
American Lung Association: Tobacco-free Workplaces: A Quick Guide
- Nevada Tobacco Quitline provides free personal coaching for quitting smoking and vaping. Please call 1-800-QUIT-NOW or visit their website for more resources: Nevada Tobacco Quitline
- The Truth Initiative, a non-profit organization committed to ending tobacco and nicotine addiction, offers employers a digital tobacco cessation program called the EX Program. Learn more here: Truth Initiative: Corporate Tobacco Cessation Programs
- Southern Nevada Health District shares a comprehensive guide for employers to comply with the Nevada Clean Indoor Air Act. Learn more here: SNHD: A Guide for Employers
- UCSF Smoking Cessation Leadership Center provides free webinars, toolkits, fact sheets, and guides for healthcare providers helping patients quit smoking and individuals seeking cessation information and resources. Read more here: UCSF Smoking Cessation Leadership Center
- Washoe County Health District shares valuable reasons, steps, and resources for employers regarding tobacco-free workplaces. Please visit their website for more information: Washoe County Health District: Tobacco-free Workplace