Passive smoking killing staff

June 2004
Occupational Health;Jun2004, Vol. 56 Issue 6, p7
Deals with the health risk being faced by people from passive smoking at the workplace, according to the Royal College of Physicians in Great Britain. Number of death caused by smoking in the workplace; Remarks from Imperial College President Carol Black on smoking in public places; Benefits of making public places smoke free. INSET: Legislation looks set for summer.


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